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Building Codes Questions 1

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In this ARE 5.0 NCARB-approved Project Planning and Design Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PPD exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam.

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the generation or evaluation of design alternatives that synthesize environmental, cultural, behavioral, technical and economic issues.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam including design concepts, sustainability/environmental design, universal design, and other forms of governing codes and regulations. 

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A typical egress stair in a typical office, you're probably going to have, let's say, nine foot from the floor, a person, nine foot from the floor to the ceiling, then there's going to be a little bit of space for lights and for sprinkler systems and things like that, then there's going to be a bit of space for the duct work, then there's going to be a little bit of space for the structure, and then the top slab of some sort or whatever the structural system is. And so by the time we end up putting all of that together, that's probably somewhere three feet to four and a half feet, something like that, so let's call that out as, say, four feet, which means that that overall number is 13 feet. So our floor-to-floor is 13 feet.

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ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

Duration: 30h 26m

Author: Mike Newman