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Bungalow design for a disabled client. Discuss the form of construction and compare the advantages and disadvantages of your choice and form of materials.
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DEGREE COURSE: PROPERTY MARKETING, DESIGN AND
MODULE: DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
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.
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
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