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WEEK 7 4 Fenton Crescent, Frankston South VIC 3199

Brief & progress

• extention & remodeling the interior. • change damaged frame, improve structural members such as beams. • 2 months progress, a bit of delay due to the glass window manufacturing. • Framing of the house has been completed. • Basic piping and electrical wiring has been installed. • upper floor will be common area such as the study and kitchen. • bedrooms all located downstairs

Concept

• exposed timber framing and wiring. • tiled floor

smart use of PVC pipe painted firetruck red to hide wires.

Some of the wires are hidden in the walls

existing floor. will be covered with bluestone tiles.


Wall

• new and existing timber framing • some faults on old framing such as rotten materials and incorrect spacing were replace & reinforced. • insulation within the wall • steel battens are added to reinforce faulty walls.

Connectors

• screws and bolts are used to connect timber ridges and roof beams. • brackets connect joists to ridges and beams.

Posts

• steel post added to the to support a deck at the back of the house. * steel post allow less post to be used which minimise view obstruction • timber posts are added to hold the roof up.

• sliding door will be added here to insulate sound and protect from rain and wind when necessary .


Week 7 constructing journal