Architecture-Design-and-Built-Environment - Course - BUILDING CONSTRUCTION I

  • Course Code: ARCH273
  • Credits: 2
  • Hours Distribution: 1LEC, 2STU
  • Course Type: Program Core Course (PCC)

Course Description

Introduction to the elements and components of construction, and the basic building construction materials including bricks, masonry, lime, cement, mortar and concrete. Study of structural systems and their major elements: structural frame, exterior and interior bearing walls, nonbearing walls and partitions, and floor and roof assemblies. General fundamentals site preparation, foundation types and selection.