This project is a 34 unit apartment affordable shipping container complex in St. Petersburg that is being constructed as affordable housing. Each unit is one 40′ container, and includes a bedroom, shower, kitchen, and living room area. The complex includes a laundry room and bike storage room. The Architect on this project was Carbon Design…

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In college professors never explained how building codes work. Supervisors never explained Codes to me anyplace I worked. I’m going to save you trouble and layout how Building Codes work here in the US. This is of crucial importance to us as designers. This should help if you are working from another country, or just…

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Exterior Cladding

Our client, Seco Architectural Systems, Inc, was to provide aluminum screens for the parking garage exterior. Here is a typical elevation view of the panels: To develop this, we designed a system of aluminum sheets supported on aluminum tubes. Then, in the design process, we developed the wind and dead loads. Using those loads, we…

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