BLCT 4033 - Historic Framing Techniques

Credits: 
3
Level: 
Lower
Description: 
This course will look at the evolution of systems used in the construction of wooden house frames throughout the history of building in America.  We will begin with an in-depth look at the centuries-old techniques employed in timber framing, and then follow the progression through braced-frame and balloon frame buildings.  Students will apply these techniques to new and/or existing structures.