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WHAT IS ARCHITECTURE

WHAT IS ARCHITECTURE

What is Drawing ? Reason why people draw ? What is Architecture ? Architects perspective. What is Architectural Drawing ? What is the...

WINDOW SYMBOL

ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING SYMBOL

To work on the Understanding of Architectural Drawing Symbols and dimensions. The drawing of an architectural working drawing requires...

RELATIONSHIP OF PLAN ELEVATION AND SECTION

RELATIONSHIP OF PLAN ELEVATION AND SECTION

Designing happens in a studio/office of an architect. This however has to be transferred to the site for execution. In any case the design...

ARCHITECTURAL TERM AND DEFINITION

ARCHITECTURAL TERM AND DEFINITION

Basic terminology should know every architects and architectural students. Its very useful in architectural studies...

MAKING OF GOOD FOR CONSTRUCTION DRAWING

MAKING OF GOOD FOR CONSTRUCTION DRAWING

A comprehensive set of drawings used in a building construction project which will include not only architect's drawings but structural…

CLASSIFICATION OF BUILDING BASED ON OCCUPANCY

CLASSIFICATION OF BUILDING BASED ON OCCUPANCY

All buildings, whether or not existing or hereafter erected shall be classified consistent with use or the character of occupancy...

INTERNATIONAL STYLE OF ARCHITECTURE

INTERNATIONAL STYLE OF ARCHITECTURE

New architecture style that emerged in many western countries in the decade after world war in 19th century in France...

MODERN ARCHITECTURE

MODERN ARCHITECTURE

The period from late 1800’s to the present has been described as one of the most creative & productive times in the history...

SHAPE AND SIZE OF THE SITE

IMPORTANT FACTORS FOR SITE SELECTION

Site selection is the first step in construction of a house for residential use. Since a house is an asset for a life time for most people…

INTERRELATIONSHIP OF SPACES

INTERRELATIONSHIP OF SPACES

Space is that nothingness around us that gets displaced when ever an object is placed or moved. It can also be seen as the continuous...

CIRCULATION IN ARCHITECTURE

CIRCULATION IN ARCHITECTURE

Circulation in architecture can be defined as Circulation within spatial unit, Vertical circulation and Horizontal Circulation…

SITE ANALYSIS

SITE ANALYSIS

Preparing a development application could be a exacting method that utilizes site analysis and information on the environmental...

OCCUPANT LOAD CALCULATION

OCCUPANT LOAD CALCULATION

The overall number of persons that will occupy a building (or portion thereof), associate degree elevator, etc., at anybody time...

KITCHEN DESIGN

KITCHEN DESIGN

The kitchen is not a specialized workroom, for it has many uses. It is used for preparation of meals, food preservation, storage of food…

WHY KITCHEN DESIGN IS IMPORTANT

ERGONOMIC KITCHEN DESIGN

Kitchen in the house is the platform where the feeding of family is done. So, an efficient kitchen design which is convenient to work…

RAMP DESIGN

RAMP DESIGN

A ramp is a sloping pathway leading from one level to another. Ramps of an appropriate design shall be provided at all changes in level…

STAIRCASE DESIGN

STAIRCASE DESIGN

Staircase is an important component of a building providing access to different floors and roof of the building. It consists of a flight…

TOILET DESIGN

TOILET DESIGN

Activities commonly performed in the bathroom / toilet include washing of hands, face, and hair, bathing, elimination, and grooming…

CARPET AREA

CARPET AREA, BUILT-UP AREA AND SUPER BUILT-UP AREA

The Real Estate Act has made it mandatory for developers to disclose the carpet area of the units that they sell...

REFUGE AREA

REFUGE AREA

Refuge areas are such areas in a building where people can take shelter in case of a fire. As per the building and construction norms…

FLEXIBLE FAR

FLEXIBLE FAR

Additional FAR, as provided in the Master Plan may also be examined with a view to provide flexibility and also to utilize...

GENERAL BUILDING REQUIREMENTS

GENERAL BUILDING REQUIREMENTS

The requirements for various parts of buildings shall be in accordance with given below. Habitable Rooms, Kitchen and Water-Closets...

SPECIFICATIONS IN ARCHITECTURE WORK

SPECIFICATIONS IN ARCHITECTURE WORK

Specifications in architecture work detailed description of the process of all workmanship and materials which are required to complete…

SPECIFICATION ON EARTHWORK IN EXCAVATION

SPECIFICATION ON EARTHWORK IN EXCAVATION

General guidelines for excavation work and Methods of writing specification for excavation at site. The process of moving earth…

SPECIFICATION ON CARRIAGE AND STACKING OF MATERIAL

SPECIFICATION ON CARRIAGE AND STACKING OF MATERIAL

Depending upon the feasibility and economy the mode of carriage is determined whether by mechanical or animal transport or manual labour...

SPECIFICATION ON BRICKWORK AND CONCRETE

SPECIFICATION ON BRICKWORK AND CONCRETE

A structure, such as a wall, built of bricks. Brickwork = Bricks + Mortar, Concrete = cement + fine agg. + coarse agg. + water...

PLACEMENT OF ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT IN BUILDING

PLACEMENT OF ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT IN BUILDING

Electromagnetic radiations are energy waves having time varying electric and magnetic fields at right angles to each other and are predo...

GUIDELINES OF PODIUM DESIGN

GUIDELINES OF PODIUM DESIGN

Podium is a horizontal projection extending beyond the building footprint on one or more sides, and may consist of one or more levels...

FURNITURE ARRANGEMENTS FEATURED IMAGE

FURNITURE ARRANGEMENTS

Furniture sizes may vary slightly; those indicated are the averages commonly met with in upper middle-class homes, and are little affected…

TILTING TOP VENTS ONE

WINDOW DESIGN GUIDELINE

Window design guideline for non-conditioned/mixed mode buildings. The following may be considered in selection of type of windows...

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