CONSTRUCTING ENVIRONMENTS LOGBOOK HUGH GOAD 639624 TUTOR: MARK IRVING STUDIO 2
WEEK 10 Considerations - environmental and sun exposure - warping and cracking - water - longetivity of materials - design for reuse, recyclability and maintainance
Collapses and Fails_
- think of expansion joints - connecting materials (glue vs joints) - colour to heat exposure - insulation - footings and the substructure
Statue of Liberty -designed by Auguste Bartholdi -copper skin > iron skeleton (Gustav Eiffel) -copper oxidation (dark brown to geen) -corrosion occured > rust caused expansion, pulling rivets out -replaced with teflon coated stainless steel -regular inspections needed.
Published on May 15, 2014