Building Construction Paper 1, May/June. 2013  
Questions:   1 2 3 4   Main
General Comments
Question 4

  1. Draw to a scale of  1: 10, the detail showing a method of anchoring the roof to the ring beam.
Draw to a scale of 1 : 20, the sectional plan of the wardrobe



Few candidates were able to:

-  indicate the correct sizes of the elements shown;
-    show the method of using rag bolt or metal strap in anchoring roof to the ring beam;
-    dimension the sectional plan of the wardrobe correctly.

However, majority of the candidates failed to show the:

-  steel reinforcement in the reinforced concrete ring beam;
-    bed joints of the sandcrete blockwall drawn in section;
-   12mm rendering/plastering to the sandcrete blockwall.

The expected response to question 4 is as given below:

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