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Materials and Code Knowledge

Vertical Circulation that is aesthetic and plausible

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IBC Chapter 10: Means of Egress. One of my favorite references in every design project. This key section outlines the requirements for one very important aspect of nearly every building: vertical circulation, A.K.A. stairs! 

For this project, I employed my knowledge of the strengths and weaknesses of steel and tempered glass, complete with shear-based connections, to design a flight of stairs that could be produced in reality. All of its dimensions are code-compliant and its material usage is common.

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