ARC Midterm 2 pt 3

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ARC Midterm 2 pt 3
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2012-03-22 23:49:10
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  1. 5 Architectural Concerns
    • Energy conservation
    • Resource Consumption
    • Land Consumption
    • Waste Disposal
    • Toxicity
  2. Types of Planning In Urban Environments
    • Transportation
    • Infrastructure
    • Land Use
    • Economic
    • Environmental
  3. Ethical Issues in Architecture
    • Environmental
    • Experiential
    • Economic
  4. 4 Forces
    • Tension - Pulling apart and breakdown of molecular structure, but not very common
    • Compression- pushed together so molecular structure breaks collapses.
    • Bending- combination of tension (on outside) and compression (on inside)
    • Shear- just like a slip/slide earthquake, but uncommon.
  5. Ideal Structure Types
    • Walls are better for compression
    • Frames are better for bending
  6. 7 Steps in Constructing a Building
    • 1. Prepare the site (clear forest, flatten land, etc)
    • 2. Foundations (piers, underground framework)
    • 3. Erect strucural system (frame, steel, masonry)
    • 4. Enclosure (filling walls, add insulation, etc)
    • 5. Partition Space (create rooms, separate spaces)
    • 6. Add systems (wiring, plumbing, ventilation, etc)
    • 7. Finishes (paneling, paint, tile, etc)
  7. 3 Main Ways to Accomodate the Sun
    • Massing - orient long faces north/south, short faces east-west
    • Fenestration - allow sunlight to some in on south facade
    • Solar Shade - set walls or windows in relief or install awning to prevent high sun.

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