The penetration or excess of moisture inside the building from its walls, floors, or roof is known as dampness in the buildings. Sources of Dampness in the buildings The following are the main sources due to which dampness occurs in the building. Moisture penetrating into the building through defective construction such as rainwater, pipes, leaking … Read more Dampness in the buildings
While selecting the stairs for a building, we need to take care of many things. In this articles, we discussed the basic requirements for good stairs. The main work of stairs in a building is to provide easy, simple, quick and safe access between the story/floors of the buildings. The requirements for good Stairs of … Read more 10 basic requirements for good stairs
During the construction of the building, we need to design the staircase for the multistorey buildings. In this case, we are designing a dog-legged staircase design for a residential building. For residential building, there is a dimension guideline: 1. Height of Rise = 150mm to 170mm. 2. Width of tread = 220mm to 270mm. 3. … Read more Dog-legged Staircase Design for a residential building.
Damp Proof Course commonly known as DPC is a layer of materials applied to stop the penetration or movement of moisture inside the buildings from its walls, floors, or roof. Different methods are applied and materials are used to stop dampness in the building. Read this article – To know how Dampness in the buildings … Read more Damp Proof Course (DPC)
Lighting in the buildings is a major factor in designing a good building. Lighting inside a building is necessary to illuminate the interior and its contents to perform the tasks, e.g reading, walking up or down stairs and carry out other indoor activities. Requirements for Lighting in the building Source of light should be steady. … Read more Lighting in the building
In the mind of fresh out engineers or those who didn’t work on the field of building, it may come out how we can analyze the seismic and structural load of a building. What important points are taken into account before designing an earthquake resistance building analysis etc? What is seismic analysis in a building? … Read more Things taken in account for load analysis of a Building
Building simply indicates anything that is built with wall and a roof. The term building in civil engineering palace is used to mean a structure having various components like foundation, walls, column, floors, roofs, doors, windows, ventilators, stairs, lifts, etc. Normally all buildings are constructed according to drawing and specifications prepared by architects. Depending upon … Read more Different Types of buildings