Got SMEP? An Architect’s Primer to SMEP Design – Structural Systems
Education, insights and hints that will help architects improve their knowledge of structural systems and engineering requirements of the International and California Building Codes. The presentation will focus on engineering requirements that impact the architect’s direct design responsibilities.
- Understand the various building material systems and when they are appropriate.
- Understand the various non-building systems.
- Understand the structural design process and how it affects architectural intent.
- Understand proper coordination of structural systems with other building systems.