Acknowledgement First of all we would like to tank out teacher w/t Selam Yazew for giving us this chance to observe the hands-on Design of a building and practice what we have learned in the class room . We also would like to give our gratitude to the people who helped us with material and emotional support. BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PAGE 1 LOCATION: For our assignment we decided to write a bout a new building that was just finished last year. The buildings name is Plaza Commercial center and it’s a G+7 building. the building is located around kazanchis area a little bit down the building is about to fall.
Which is unusual because most of the country’s architects design buildings that are plain box like or circular in shape. It is this impressive work of architecture that fascinated us and led us to base our project on it. BUILDING CONSTRUCTION road from 4 kilo betemengist. For the most part the site is surrounded by shops and cafes (small business) and have a lot of potential for business but at the moment aside from shops and cafes it’s also surrounded by low level housing which is not the ideal place to build a commercial building Basically the building is composed of three blocks where the first block is at the bottom serving like a base for the other two.
The second block is on upright position while third block looks like it’s leaning which gives the illusion that the PAGE 2 Access The building has one main entrance for people and one entrance and one exit for the underground parking. Bothe the main iterance and the parking entrance have one tarmac access road. There BUILDING CONSTRUCTION is also some pavement like road from behind but we don’t thick customers will consider it as an option. is also some pavement like road from behind but we don’t thick customers will consider it as an option.