In architecture, coping and gola can also be used on terraces. A terrace is an outdoor space that is typically elevated and flat, often used for leisure or entertainment.
Coping on a terrace is used to protect the walls of the building from water damage caused by rainwater or other forms of precipitation. It is typically a horizontal layer of material that sits on top of the walls of the terrace, and is usually made of stone, metal, or concrete.
A gola on a terrace is used as a decorative element and can be used to frame the terrace and create a transition between the terrace and the building. It can also be used to conceal the junction between the terrace and the walls. Golas on terraces are typically made of wood, plaster or stone and can be decorated with carvings or other ornamentation to enhance the aesthetic appeal of the terrace.
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Coping and gola detail drawing – 1
A detail drawing for coping and gola on a terrace would typically include the following information:
- Dimensions of the terrace, including the height and width of the walls.
- A cross-section of the terrace walls, showing the location and thickness of the coping material.
- A detailed view of the coping, showing its profile, texture, and any other relevant details.
- A cross-section of the terrace walls, showing the location and dimensions of the gola.
- A detailed view of the gola, showing its profile, texture, and any other relevant details.
- Any additional information that is relevant to the installation of the coping and gola, such as the type of fasteners to be used, or any special requirements for the materials used.
The detail drawing would also show the waterproofing layers, if any, and the drainage details to avoid water retention on the terrace. The connection of coping and gola to the structure and the flashing details would also be included.
It is important to note that these are general information and the detail drawing may vary on the complexity of the design.
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