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Determining the Building Location - Part 2

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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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Right, these are the kinds of things that we would have to have a very firm idea about the soil and its capacity before we were able to make any really strong decisions about those structural ideas and where we're gonna be digging down to so soils, so we're talking about bedrock. We're talking about different kinds of rock and boulders and gravel, sands, silt, down to the little tiny particles of clay and each of them has these different sets of ways that they tend to operate and so they'll have different amounts of bearing capacity as we move along. So the rocks will have much higher bearing capacity.

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ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

Duration: 30h 57m

Author: Mike Newman