Author Archives: aaptekar

Detail scales:

Question: Iā€™m having trouble with scaling my wall section details. I figured out the multiple viewports part but for example, The cantilever is perfect at 1:16, too big at 1:10, and too small at 1:20. The window Details is Perfect … Continue reading

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roof insulation thickness

Question: I had a question about the thickness of the batt insulation in the roof. You asked us to make it thicker than our deepest joist, in my case 220. However, I am not sure what can hold it. For … Continue reading

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Tentative schedule

Class date Lecture Schedule Readings Assignments Monday, 06, 1, 2020 01 Introduction – Collect names and pictures of students, assign logo for titleblock -Introduce Module A (existing building documentation and grid) Ching, Building Construction Illustrated, Chapter 1, pp. 1.02-1.06, Chapter … Continue reading

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Schedule

Monday/Tuesday Stairs B06 3D Framing –> due Thursday, 04, 30, 2020 Building Envelope Monday/Tuesday Mechanical B07 Wall sections –> due Heavily weighted grade Introduce B07 Wall sections Thursday, 05, 7, 2020 Redlining Module B pinup (all B assignments) Monday/Tuesday Module … Continue reading

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Beam sizing

Question: I was trying to calculate the beam to use in my building. Can you check the attachment to see if it’s correct? Answer: Yes, that works with the table Architect Studio Companion Question: I also need help with finding … Continue reading

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Wall thicknesses

Question: Is it okay if my exterior walls for the Cooper Residency are 13ā€ thick and the interior ones 6ā€? Response: Yes, 13ā€ is a good estimation of what a high performance wall might equal. Interior walls are typical typically … Continue reading

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elevation development

A good start, I can review drawings online during class. some quick thoughts on improvements: you should add a heavy weighted that line indicates the ground level. the lines of your cantilever are too heavy you should add elevation markers … Continue reading

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6:00 PM BT2 video conference link

The 6:00 PM Building Technology II class will connect today via Blackboards distance learning tool, see the announcement on blackboard. The Blackboards announcement contains a link to the video conference.

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MARCH 12th BT2 Support

Per CUNY requirements we will be switching over to a line format over the next few days. Today during class time, we will be utilizing online applications. Class will not meet in our classroom, we will be working on line. … Continue reading

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Revised class schedule

(this schedule is subject to change) 0_ARCH2331_Schedule_2020S

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