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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