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Week 04 Journal Glossary 04. Admixtures are agents/mixtures that are added to a concrete mix to alter its properties or those of the hardened product. (Ching) The different types of admixtures include air entraining agents, accelerators, surface-active agents, water-reducing agents etc.

Tutorial 04. Introduction to Working Drawings Case study site: Centre for Theology and Ministry/Joint Theology Library- Ormond College

Title Block

Area for adjustments of drawings and designs

Compass

Name of site-location

Architectural firm information

Title of drawing

Date Status of drawing

Drawing no.

These information are important since they provide details of the project, which would be helpful in organizing different projects and for future references. Secondly the contacts are provided so the builders would know who and how to contact the people in charge if there are any problems or issues.

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Some information can be found in general notes since that information usually applies to many drawings and can avoid confusions

Tutorial 04. Plans Functionality of rooms in structure Legends

Some parts of the drawing are annotated. These parts are usually more specific objects that would be too overwhelming and detailed to use different symbols to represent these different objects, which would potentially confuse the users of the drawings

Arrow shows direction of the section facing. Reference drawing no and section no are also provided within the circle Larger scale built-in features in structure e.g. Windows, doors, whiteboards

Grid Reference: Alphabetical and numerical

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Week 04 Journal Tutorial 04. Plans Doors and windows are represented by symbols. The numbering represents the type of material used to construct that particular object.

Clouded area indicated there were amendments being made on the drawing. The referencing alphabet refers readers to the title block where the details of the amendment is noted.

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Week 04 Journal Tutorial 04. Elevations

Grid reference

Measurements of structure

Legends are used on the elevation drawings to identify some main features of the site like existing buildings and further specify materials used such as copper cladding, glass block etc.

Floor height - Levels of building

Section drawing reference

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