Building Construction Paper 1,Nov/Dec. 2012  
Questions:   1 2 3 4   Main
General Comments

Question 1

To a scale of 1:50, draw a section X – X of the building from the foundation to roof.



Most candidates were able to:

-           produce the drawing to the scale specified;
-           represent the building elements with appropriate conventional symbols.

However, majority of the candidates:

-           showed wide-strip foundation instead of ordinary strip foundation;
-           failed to hatch the walls shown in section;
-           mis-represented the doors and windows.

The expected response to question 1 is as given below:

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