Elise Chwan Drafting + Design _ Blog

What is Structural Glazing?

Have you ever looked up at a high rise skyscraper or big building of any shape or size and seen the walls completely made out of what seems to be just glass or large windows, magically attached to the building somehow and thought that looks nice but it is definitely not obvious how…

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What are Steel Pile Systems?

Steel piles can be drilled into the ground for temporary or permanent purposes, or used as temporary structure in buildings*. One of the most widely used purposes of piles is soil or water retention. For example, if a building site needs soil dug out of a fairly large hole in order to layout the foundation, the steel piles are…

What is drafting? Who is a drafter?

These are the two most common questions that I am asked when telling someone what I do for a living. The majority of people that find out I am a drafter don’t know what it is, so for my first blog post that gets into real content about drafting, I chose to answer these questions.