• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Bungalow design for a disabled client. Discuss the form of construction and compare the advantages and disadvantages of your choice and form of materials.

Page
  1. 1
    1
  2. 2
    2
  3. 3
    3
  4. 4
    4
  5. 5
    5
  • Essay length: 1740 words
  • Submitted: 28/01/2010
Share this essay:
University Degree Architecture

The first 200 words of this essay...

DEGREE COURSE: PROPERTY MARKETING, DESIGN AND

DEVELOPMENT

MODULE: DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

BRIEF:

YOUR CLIENT, A HOUSING ASSOCIATION, WISHES TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING HOME (AS A DETACHED BUNGALOW) FOR THE FOLLOWING RESIDENTS:

ONE - 3 BEDROOMED HOME WITH GROSS INTERNAL FLOOR AREA OF APPROXIMATELY 120m2 FOR ONE PHYSICALLY DISABLED PERSON (WHO RELIES UPON A WHEELCHAIR AND A SPECIALLY ADAPTED MOTOR VEHICLE) AND ONE CARE ASSISTANT.

JANUARY 2007

1. Sketch the proposed plan layout and elevations for the bungalow

Discuss the form of construction and compare the advantages and disadvantages of your choice and form of materials.

Illustrate and describe the proposed method of constructing the roof and state the reasons for the choice of materials and design.

There is now an increasing array of options for the house builder e.g. Masonry Shell, Timber Frame, Steel Frame, Insulated Concrete Forms - ICFs, Pods and Prefabs, Structural Insulated Panels - SIPs, Green Oak and Post Beam Structures, use of unusual structural materials e.g. earth, straw bales, hemp etc. (1)

My design is a three bedroom timber framed bungalow externally faced with brick. The roof will be covered with

Read more
The above preview is unformatted text

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • Over 150,000 essays available
  • Just £6.99 a month

  • "
    This site has allowed me to gain confidence in my work and obtain the best results, by using the submitted courseworks and essays as guidelines. I thank everyone who has participated in adding their work to it!!
    "
    Sabreena, England. A Level Student. Biology and Chemistry.
  • "
    A fantastic website, it's also convenient to use, user-friendly, and has excellent customer services.
    "
    Lex Fawste. English, Biology, Physics, Maths, and Chemistry. A Level Student.

Marked by a teacher

This essay has been marked by one of our great teachers. You can read the full teachers notes when you download the essay.

Peer reviewed

This essay has been reviewed by one of our specialist student essay reviewing squad. Read the full review on the essay page.

Peer reviewed

This essay has been reviewed by one of our specialist student essay reviewing squad. Read the full review under the essay preview on this page.