Mexico City New Airport, Foster + Partners & FR-EE Fernando Romero

Mexico City New Airport, Foster + Partners & FR-EE Fernando Romero]]



CONSTRUCTION III



INSTRUCTOR

Peter Raab | ARCHITECT | LEED AP | OFFICE HOURS : W 4:30P – 5:30P + BY APPOINTMENT


COURSE INFORMATION

Architectural Construction III [3]. Prerequisite: Arch 3350.
Study of structural capacity, connection design, and envelope performance and cost with an emphasis on cladding.
Introduction to system integration.


EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES This course is intended to:

Introduce the integration and interaction of building systems with an emphasis on structural members and envelopes.
Convey an understanding of material usage and behavior to better inform design decisions.
Focus on understanding wall configuration, transfer of loads, design development detailing, glazing and sustainability.
Material science and quantitative analysis used to determine the preliminary sizes of spanning and support members.
Applied statics emphasizing schematic calculations for the analysis of components of various structural systems.
Examine the structural behavior of wood and steel to allow judgment in areas of material, form, and process.
Introduce key and informative structural precedents for means of analysis, interpretation and emulation.
Cultivate a spirit of inquiry of how the world works and how structure can play an influential role in creating form.


MEETING TIMES

[Section 001] : T + R, 3:30-4:50P [lecture] | Media + Communications Building, Room 075.
[Section 501] : W, 5:30P - 6:50P [lab] | MCOM 168
[Section 502] : W, 5:30P - 6:50P [lab] | EDUC 317
[Section 505] : T, 5:30P - 6:50P [lab] | EDUC 317



GRADUATE / STUDENT ASSISTANTS

KARLA MURILLO | Section 501 | KARAL.MURILLO@TTU.EDU
CHRISTY PURCELLA | Section 502 | CHRISTY.PURCELLA@TTU.EDU
ZACK SPRINKLE | Section 505 | ZACK.SPRINKLE@TTU.EDU



COURSE DOCUMENTS

Course Syllabus
Course Schedule
Link to Blackboard


Project 02: BOLT



SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

Dissecting Diagrids, Architect Magazine; Oct 2011
Lateral Forces in Buildings
AD Interviews Benton Johnson SOM
Metropol Parasol Arup
Material Masters: Shigeru Ban’s Work With Wood

STEEL + CONCRETE PRECEDENTS:

Precedent: SHoP Architects 920 Mulberry
Precedent: Trahan Architects, Holy Rosary Center
Precedent: Trahan Architects, Louisiana State Museum

How It's Made Videos:

Concrete Pipe - begins at 15:34.
Bent Hardwood for furniture - begins at 11:00.
Construction Lumber - begins at 5:58.
Float Glass Process
Double Glazing Manufacturing Process
Structural Glazing
Unitized Curtain Wall Installation
Curtain Wall at Milstein Hall
Milstein Hall Gallery Leaks

Buckminster Fuller Movie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8NGNhDxzzw

Highlights in Movie:
Dymaxion House Presentation - begins at 17:22
Dymaxion Car - begins at 23:50
Geodesics with students begins at - begins at 47:40
Weight of Things and more geodesics - begins at 1:00
Was Bucky an Architect? - begins at 1:09
Ends with a lovely ballad by Bucky!

Buckminster Fuller Geodesic Domes: http://www.bfi.org/about-fuller/big-ideas/geodesic-domes

Diagrids

Sendai Mediatheque during the earthquake
State-of-the-Art Aerial Tour of Hearst Tower with Architect Lord Norman Foster
Hearst Tower: Building Green
CCTV's headquarters in Beijing

Building Code / Details

ICC Foundation Details

Curtain Walls

Double Skin Façade Installation
Curtain Wall Fabrication
Structural Glass Façade
Double Wall Façade
EWI Building [sustainability + double glass façade]


Facade Materials/Applications

Highline 23 - Neil Denari