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4 h4 hStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
builder construction quote details

The boot is now on the other foot get your own design own copyright, ie. 3D Bim, data and shop around all prices are on the internet, tell the 3…

1 d1 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Design question - Large garages, open spans

Here's Stage 1 garage loft apartment Bim,design & Data suitable for airbnb
Stage 2 Prelim Construction & Engineering data
ie, 3D Bim->Elements (Structural)->Quants-> Scheduling-> Pricing
Cheers
Chris

Design question - Large garages, open spans
2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Cladding - Biowood, Future Wood? Anyone used it?

Timber Cladding fire scare spreads as NCat Finds Panelling poses "Undue Risk" to residence

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Alarm system part of brochure, but excluded in contract

Not to alarm you, Excuse the pun
The cost of the alarm system wouldn't be worth the cost of a lawyers threatening letter say $500
OT, The builder knows the Standard…

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Building at Clydesdale Estate Marsden Park

It's a good video with some helpful Info
But what is missing is the engineers inspection and certificate
That is required in WA
Also in WA we put down a thick certified sand…

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Building at Clydesdale Estate Marsden Park

All Class M Slabs are 100mm thick as per the codes AS2870
85mm Slabs are non compliant, but some builders get away with them?
They don't get away with it if the…

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
The National Construction Code not fit for purpose

In WA there is a 2 tier system
1. Council BSs employees earn $60k a year, issue building permits, lack resources, charge fixed council fee, don't do inspections and answer indirectly…

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Cracks on walls

An Engineer should inspect all apartments and analyse the crack patterns for starters
information will be drawn from the engineering drawings. I doubt a proper engineering inspection was carried out…

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6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Cracks on walls

There are no settlement cracks in the middle of the wall?
here are images of
generally propagate top-> down for hogging or down -> up for sagging
Did you take photos of…

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
The National Construction Code not fit for purpose

And that is why Victoria has all the problems with non compliance
If you have a structural problem go see an Engineer
It's an absolute joke that BSs charge $600 to sight…

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Cracks on walls

Hi Khadich
Welcome to the forum
If you are concerned then have the cracks inspected by a Structural Engineer
Unfortunately there is no building commission…

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Raising height of brick wall using existing footings

The wall will need to be checked and certified by an Engineer

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
The National Construction Code not fit for purpose

LOL, The NCC is designed for the Right side for the brain,ie, architects
leave the the AS, math and proofs to the engineers

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
The National Construction Code not fit for purpose

Chat to compliance officers within the local Councils
They will give you their point of view..

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
The National Construction Code not fit for purpose

What's the sense in dumbing the NCC down it can't be dumbed down any further?
The NCC is just fine, Free and accessible to everyone
I am against dumbing down the Australian…

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
The National Construction Code not fit for purpose

Durability ( ie, as in various Australian Standards) is dealt by engineers in structural calculations/details
Dumbing it down to be in the NCC to suit Architects and Building surveyors isn't a…

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
The National Construction Code not fit for purpose

Architects have been pushed out of the certifying process
and that article is a cry out to survive. IMO Too little too late...
It's now left up to Building Surveyors (NCC) and…

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Help Needed With Brighton Homes

That's the standard modus operandi
The more you hand over($) the quicker they service you
Next they ask for $10K for engineering etc...
They still gouge though, LOL face to face they…

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Help Needed With Brighton Homes

LOL pay up...money talks
The frustrating thing is, you've handed over a deposit and they are counting on you going nowhere else soon
Goodluck

10 d10 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
cost of plans

AEC Drafting along with technology have certainly changed in the last 10 years
The 3 stages now include more Building Information Modelling 3D BIM, automation, Data, Queries, Engineered Bots,etc
Interesting, Bunnings pricing…

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Is this normal construction for ribbed metal roof?

psdillon Thanks for the update
and what did the builder say about the truss alteration?
That cut/join should have truss gang nail plate connections?
More photos…

12 d12 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Load bearing wall removal

Put simply the council do not have the expertise and resources to inspect all build sites with non compliant structures/alterations
and require external Building Surveyors to fill the gap, in turn…

13 d13 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Owner Builder Mentor

Hey eastmaitlandnewbies welcome back, after 10 years things have certainly changed
Spreadsheets are now dynamically linked to Building Information Via a 3D BIM Model…

15 d15 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Is this normal construction for ribbed metal roof?

Hi psdillon
You will need to get better photos/images and supporting evidence also include
1.Copy of the plans and structural details ie check that…

17 d17 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Split Contract House and Land Package

Hi @WillowBay20
They only become fixed once the build commences, beforehand it's
Your choice is pay out the builder on variations ie site works, engineering, or terminate the contract
Also discussed Here…

17 d17 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
P Class soil and fixed site cost

You won't know that unless you check the engineering Data and Quantities
and it's always best to check it before you hand over a deposit... tell the builder to sharpen his…

18 d18 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
New roof tiles acceptable install?

Handymanny
Welcome to the forum
Do you have photos of the roof frame?
Looks like they upgraded to tiles but they didn't upgrade the roof…

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