Sunday, February 5, 2012

Structured

As I am working on the floor plans for my project, I am discovering that the building is very structured.  There are load bearing walls stretching across the interior spaces of the facility.  Therefore, it is a challenge when I am space planning because there are limitations for the location of specific rooms and areas.  In addition, the center space of the first floor contains structural grid columns.  As a result, it is going to be difficult to have large open spaces, and create direct navigation throughout the space. These structural challenges are shown in the images below.

First Floor Plan


Second Floor Plan

2 comments:

  1. M, I loved how confident, organized, and thorough you were in your presentation today! You will make a great designer some day and you are going to figure this plan out! Don't overwhelm yourself with stress (speaking to myself as well) haha

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  2. Thanks for the encouragement Megan!

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