Building Code of the Philippines(1)

And supported by approved mechanical fasteners

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: ther-exposed surfaces. VENEER, INTERIOR Veneer applied to surfaces other than weather-exposed surfaces. WALL, BEARING A wall which supports any load other than its own weight. WALL, CROSS A term which may be used synonymously with a partition. WALL, CURTAIN The enclosing wall of an iron or steel framework or the nonbearing portion of an enclosing wall between piers. WALL, DEAD A wall without openings. WALL, EXTERIOR Any wall or element of a wall or any number or group of member, which defines the exterior boundaries or courts of a building. WALL, FACED A wall in which the facing and backing are so bounded together that they act as a composite element, and exert a common action under load. WALL, FIRE Any wall which subdivides a building so as to resist the spread of fire, by starting at the foundation and extending continuously through all storeys to, or above the roof. Extension above the roof is 1.00 meter. WALL, FOUNDATION That portion of an enclosing wall below the first tier of floor-joists. WALL, HEIGHT OF The perpendicular distance measured from its base line either at the grade or at the top of the girder to the top of the coping thereof. Foundation and retaining walls are measured from the grade downward to the base of the footing. WALL, NONBEARING A wall which supports no load other than its own weight. WALL, PARAPET That part of any wall entirely above the roof line. WALL, PARTY A wall separating two or more buildings, and used in common by the said buildings. WALL, RETAINING Any wall used to resist the lateral displacement of any material; a subsurface wall built to resist the lateral pressure of internal loads. WALL, THICKNESS OF The minimum thickness measured on the bed. WINDOW An opening through a wall of a building to the outside air for the purpose of admitting natural light and air. WINDOW, ORIEL A projecting window similar to a bay window, but carried on bracket or corbels. The term “bay window” may also be applied to an oriel window projecting over the street line. WIRE BACKING Horizontal strands of taunted wire attached to surfaces of vertical wood supports which, when covered with building paper, provide a backing for portland cement plaster. YARD OR PATIO The vacant space left in a lot between the building and the property line. YARD, REAR The yard lying between the side lot lines and the nearest lot line and the nearest building line. YARD, SIDE The yard lying between the side line and the nearest building and between the front and the rear yards. ANNEX “B” TABLE 708-A. DIMENSION OF WOODEN POSTS OR SUPPORTALES Type of Building 1-Storey Shed 1-Storey Shed 1-Storey Shed 1-Storey House or Chalet 2-Storey House 2-Storey House 2-Storey House 2-Storey House 1.00 to 3.00 M 4.50 M 5.00 M Maximum Height Total Maximum Spacing of Post Required Maximum Finished Size of Suportales 4.00 M 3.00 M 5.00 M Maximum Height of 1st Floor 3.50 M 4.00 M 4.00 M 10 cms. x 10 cms. 10 cms. x 10 cms. 12.5 cms. x 12.5 cms. 5.50 M 6.00 M 7.00 M 8.00 M 9.00 M 3.60 M 3....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 09/22/2013 for the course ARIDBE AR taught by Professor Any during the Fall '12 term at Mapúa Institute of Technology.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online