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On my Portfolio series: 5-Bedroom Detached Duplex done under paid employment.
Category: New project.
Date: February 2020.
Location: Enugu State.
Construction: In progress.
Attached firm: Private.
To design a residential building consisting of a 5-Bedroom Detached Duplex and a gate house.
The site is steep and retains its natural vegetation. Area is approximately 557.256 sqm.
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The Design Considerations:
This includes spatial relationship, building form, character and aesthetics, natural and mechanical lighting and ventilation, safety, security of dwellers and parking spaces.
The building facilities:
The site plan below:
Consists of external building facilities (see Legend).
The ground-floor plan below:
Consists of anteroom, main lounge, dining, kitchen and guest room (ensuite).
The first-floor plan below:
Consists of family lounge, bedrooms, main lounge, dining, kitchen and guest room.
The Approach view:
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Structural elements comprise of 225x225mm columns at grids intersecting with wall layout. Floors are at 150mm thick concrete slab and roofing system is hipped roof construction.
Thermal Control and Ventilation:
Windows are protected with UV-ray films. Wide windows are provided for ventilation, as well as air-conditioning systems.
Natural and Artificial lighting will be used.
Internal walls are to be finished with emulsion paint and external walls and exposed columns are to be finished with textured paint. Floor finishes are of porcelain tiles.
All windows are casement side hung on aluminium frames. All window frames are of anodized aluminium. Internal doors are timber frame while external doors are of metal works. All door handles are 19mm lever handles, installed at 1000mm height.
The external works:
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