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WEEK 10 TUTORIAL The task: To study the structure and materials of various details within a selection of campus buildings. CASE STUDY BUILDING NAME: Queens College Extension

Precast concrete slab 150 x 75

Timber rafter

Galvanised steel gutter strap

Gutter

PFC Suspended ceiling

Aluminium door joint

Maubau timber

In-situ concrete slab


CASE STUDY BUILDING NAME: Ormond Theology Centre Reception

Motar joints


Cavity flashing

CASE STUDY BUILDING NAME: MSLE Building


Window framing with glass

Parapet Flashing

CASE STUDY BUILDING NAME: Eastern Precinct Student Centre Capping Parapet Metal roof

Steel cold-formed purlin Z -section

Gutter board

Box gutter

Insulation


The task: To observe the stage of works of the new oval pavilion on campus.

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Retaining wall

Foundations laid using a structural frame

Metal dowels used to connect the floor to the walls

Ground cover removed to accomodate foundation levels below ground surface


VIEW 2

Retaining wall

Laminated veneer lumber (LVL)

Drainage pipes to carry any moisture off site

Timber bracing

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Combination of wooden and steel framing for aesthetic design purposes Cement seating in front of the overlooking the oval Metal dowels extend downwards to the bottom of the foundation

In order to make the building soundproof, the roof is actually 50mm thicker than it should be - it consists of a PFC with two layers of timber, top hat battens and insulation

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Heritage site (original pavilion) is the centre piece of the new site Uses top hat beams instead of timber beams for sound and heat insulation Cement seating Top hat beam sketch Excavations of ground surface Steel beams yet to be erected

Week 10 Journal Submission  

Week 10 Journal Submission Constructing Environments University of Melbourne

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