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BLDC 2200 - Construction 2 A

Building Construction Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Builds upon the topics introduced in BLDC 1200/1205. Lecture topics include working drawing standards, roof construction, advanced (efficient) framing techniques, modified post and beam construction, straight and curved stairs, doors and windows. Students will be required to resolve and create working drawings for more complex wood frame construction such as intersecting roofs and stairs.

Prerequisite(s)

BLDC 1200

Credits

4.5

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify architectural working drawing requirements.
  • Produce an accurate geometric layout for a complex roof design.
  • Resolve and draw roofing details incorporating natural ventilation, thermal requirements and structural adequacy.
  • Design and detail an interior wood frame stair while resolving the structure of the floor opening, stringers, landing and handrail details.
  • Implement BC Building Code requirements.
  • Application of all of the above using proper building construction practices.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2012

Related Programs

BLDC 2200 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Building Technology
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Building Construction Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Building Design and Architectural CAD
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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