ARH 606 Construction Documents and Building Codes

ARH 606 Construction Documents and Building Codes

Faculty: Yim Lim Jew

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the various codes affecting the design of a typical building. The course also aims to teach the student skills required to create construction documents with an emphasis on understanding the construction drawing set.

Course Learning Outcome

As a result of successfully completing this course, students…

  • Will be able to:

    • Prepare and organize a simple set of construction documents
    • Describe the relationship between the components or a construction document set
    • Describe the role of the construction documents and specifications in the building process
    • Calculate occupancy load
    • Create drawings that comply with Accessability code
    • Design buildings that comply with regulations for passing the building permit requirments
    • Analyze construction cost estimate and life cycle cost