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Project Brief

Project Brief

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  • 1. WT5912: PROJECT DETAILPART A: PORTFOLIOUsing neat freehand sketches you are required to design a concept rural dwelling for an averagesized family. The building design must include as follows:  Adherence to current building regulations.  Assessing site potential/layout, dwelling orientation and use of natural on-site resources.  Substructure: o Foundation Detail  Superstructure: o Concrete cavity or timber frame building system with principles for thermal mass. o Internal layout to promote solar gain and comfort as well as healthy and sociable living. o Glazing System o Outline for: ~ Mechanical and electrical services, renewables where appropriate i.e. evacuated solar heating tubes, MVHR, etc… ~ Bio-cycle wastewater treatment system ~ Rainwater harvesting/grey water treatment  An aspect of Irish built heritage etc…  The overall development of the site/dwelling must be presented in a 10 page portfolio that outlines principles for building design in terms of low economic, social and environmental impact.PART B: PHYSICAL MODELSelect and model (scale 1:10) the most appropriate section/portion of your building design that caneffectively support teaching and learning for building detail as well as low environmental impactdesign principles.PART A: PORTFOLIOPage Detail Requirement1 Site Layout Plan2 Front/End and Rear Elevation3 Floor(s) Plan ~ All freehand sketch4 Pictorial Sketch (Best Views) ~ Basic Dimensions5 Substructure: Foundation detail (Section) ~ Labelled Components6 Superstructure: Ext. Building System (Section) ~ Outlined Principles7 Internal Building System (Section/Floor Plan) ~ Neatly Rendered8 Mechanical/Electrical Services Collage ~ Name for House9 Wastewater/Rainwater/Greywater treatment10 Outline of Key principlesPART B:1 Scale 1:10 Model ~ 500 x 500 (mm) Base