8Construction Technology The systematic process of erecting structures to meet human needs and desires.Think-Pair-ShareExplain how cultural norms, environmental conditions, and the requirements of enterprises and institutions might affect the design of structures.
9Types of Structures Buildings Residential and Commercial Industrial and heavy engineering structuresAirportsCanalsHighwaysHydroelectric and flood control damsPipelinesPower transmission and communication towersRail lines
10Structure design There are many requirements in a structure’s design. TN Design ManualCan be created from prefabricated materials.Information, Transportation, and Communication technologies all have a role in construction technology.
11Structures require… Maintenance Alteration Renovation These are periodic and are to improve the building or alter their use
12Process and Procedure to create buildings Prepare the siteSetting the foundationBuilding the frameworkEnclosing the structureInstalling utilitiesFinishing the exteriorCompleting the site