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CONSTRUCTION ENVIRONMENT STUDIO JOURNAL – WEEK 5

Wanzhen Ma 581758

Material:Bricks

Manufacture Process:

1.Clay Preparation: mix all materials with water 2. Molding the Clay: to have same shape and size

3. Drying the Bricks: dry the bricks in the kiln. Reasons: 1. less cracking in fired bricks with less water content. 2. less fuel is needed when firing.

4. Firing the Bricks


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STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS

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STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS: How it works.Principles -The columns with concrete footings support a long canopy with internal downpipes in the middle of the columns,collecting rain from canopy. Building system & process: -The columns and canopy are made of steels they are supported by concrete footings.And C-shape steels hold the canopy roof Reasoning behind system choice: -Concrete is more sustainable while having compression than extension.SO it was chosen for making the footings. Economic implications of decisions: -Concrete is cheap and easy to get.However steel needs to have more procedures to get this shape and color.

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