Lab# 7 - 10. At the present time there is no efflorescence...

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CCEV-135-02-WED MATERIALS AND METHODS I PROFESSOR DUGGAN MASONARY WALKING TOUR MIKE EDWARDS March 4, 2008
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WALKING TOUR QUESTION 1. The shape of the wall is wave like, with a rolling wave like pattern in it. 2. The color scheme used in the building is used to help blend the building in with the surrounding buildings. 3. The basic brick pattern used in the building is a running bond pattern. 4. The relief angles were used throughout the building they were put in at the window joints as well as where another floor began. 5. The mortar joints have been finished in a concave pattern. 6. The weep holes were placed at the bottom of every floor and the spacing was every other brick. 7. The vertical relief joints were placed on the sides of each window cluster, the joints run up and down the entire building. 8. There is no special brick pattern used underneath the windows at the West Village 9. The architect did not use a solider course for a decorative effect.
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Unformatted text preview: 10. At the present time there is no efflorescence present on the bricks at the West Village. EVENS WAY QUESTIONS 1. The basic brick pattern at Evens Way is a running bond pattern. 2. The bricks have been placed at an angle in the header position to form the window sills. 3. The vertical expansion joints are noticeable in the front of the building by the entrance running all the way up the entire building, they may also be present close to the corners of the building were movement is possible. 4. The weep holes have been placed at the bottom course of every floor they are spaced three bricks apart from each other. 5. The mortar joints were finished in a concave pattern 6. Efflorescence is present on the bricks at the Evens Way building. 7. The arch frame at the entrance of Evens Way is a segmented arch....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course CCEV 135 taught by Professor Duggan during the Spring '08 term at Wentworth Institute of Technology.

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Lab# 7 - 10. At the present time there is no efflorescence...

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