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Title:
Two Story General Office Building Design Project
Author:
Maciosek, Aaron Joseph
Issue Date:
May-2012
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
The goal of the project was to design a two story general office building on a five acre parcel in Oro Valley, Arizona. As per the request of the client, the office building was to have an effective floor area of 30,000 square feet and a 900 square foot atrium. A preliminary geotechnical investigation of the site was conducted to determine soil properties of the location and decide which areas of the parcel would be adequate to support the support the weight of the building. Oro Valley zoning code was then used to determine allowable height clearances for the building and suggested parking lot arrangements. A hydrologic analysis was performed on the site to ensure that major flooding would not impact the productivity of the building when completed. Traffic analysis was conducted on the intersection of Linda Vista Boulevard and Oracle Road to estimate the impact of additional traffic at the intersection. The complete steel frame structure of the building was also designed and foundations were designed based off of the projected column loads. All structural and geotechnical design work was done using an adequate factor of safety. Finally, environmental and sustainability considerations were looked into and a LEED score was given to our project.
Type:
text; Electronic Thesis
Degree Name:
B.S.C.E.
Degree Level:
bachelors
Degree Program:
Honors College; Civil Engineering
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona

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dc.titleTwo Story General Office Building Design Projecten_US
dc.creatorMaciosek, Aaron Josephen_US
dc.contributor.authorMaciosek, Aaron Josephen_US
dc.date.issued2012-05-
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe goal of the project was to design a two story general office building on a five acre parcel in Oro Valley, Arizona. As per the request of the client, the office building was to have an effective floor area of 30,000 square feet and a 900 square foot atrium. A preliminary geotechnical investigation of the site was conducted to determine soil properties of the location and decide which areas of the parcel would be adequate to support the support the weight of the building. Oro Valley zoning code was then used to determine allowable height clearances for the building and suggested parking lot arrangements. A hydrologic analysis was performed on the site to ensure that major flooding would not impact the productivity of the building when completed. Traffic analysis was conducted on the intersection of Linda Vista Boulevard and Oracle Road to estimate the impact of additional traffic at the intersection. The complete steel frame structure of the building was also designed and foundations were designed based off of the projected column loads. All structural and geotechnical design work was done using an adequate factor of safety. Finally, environmental and sustainability considerations were looked into and a LEED score was given to our project.en_US
dc.typetexten_US
dc.typeElectronic Thesisen_US
thesis.degree.nameB.S.C.E.en_US
thesis.degree.levelbachelorsen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineHonors Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineCivil Engineeringen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
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