Wall Construction

Why Walls?

-Structure

-Protect

-Divide

-Privacy

-Design Feature

-Thermo Insulation

-Connection

-Create an atmosphere

Walls have many properties and purposes in design and general use:

-To define boundaries

-To create buildings and cities

-To divide countries,cities and spaces

-To define buildings (decoration/aesthetics)

-As defence mechanisms and protect cities

-Define routes/journeys

-Turn concepts into structures

 

Characteristics and attributes contribute to designing a wall…

-Height

-Thickness/Dimensions

-Shape

-Texture

-Materials

-Aesthetics

-Durability

-Insulation

-Ergonomics

-Water and heat resistance

-Stability/structure

-Acoustics

-Lifespan

 

 

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