Building Construction Paper 1,May/June 2010  
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Question 1
Draw to a scale of 1:50, the detailed section A - A of the building from foundation to the roof.
Most candidates were able to:
  •  locate the doors and windows correctly;
  •  show the correct graphical representation of windows in section;
  •  use sectional drawing to illustrate the assemblage of the roof structure's timber

However, some of them failed to:

  • lay the strip foundation at the depth specified;
    - draw the required building section to scale;
    - draw the semi-circular arches;
  • dimension and label the spaces between the floor and ceiling;
    -  show the wardrobe in elevation.

The detailed section A -A of the building from foundation to the roof is as shown on the next




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