Course Content (Syllabus)
Ιntroduction: general considerations and analysis of the Building Construction context.
Building foundations: types, morphological characteristics. Ground water control, waterproofing of building elements in contact with the ground.
Bearing structure of buildings: Types, materials, building components. Reinforced concrete, elements of the reinforced concrete regulation, wooden or metal forms for in situ concrete cast.
Stairs: Elements, types, design, construction, support.
Masonry: Types, materials, thermal, noise and moisture protection.
Fenestration: Types and functions, criteria of selection, materials for frame and glazing, thermal and optical properties, components, solar protection, shutters, details.
Roofs: Inclined roofs, types and morphologies, wooden, metal and reinforced concrete roofs, structural elements. Thermal and moisture protection of pitched roofs. Roof design, details. Flat roofs, types and morphologies, materials, thermal and moisture protection, design, details.