Wall FAQs:


Q: Is wall a structure that defines an area?

A: Yes, and carries a load, or provides shelter or security.

Q: Is wall constructed for easy removal or demolition?

A: Yes.

Q: Is wall a wall that separates rooms?

A: Yes, or divides a room.

Q: Are walls no longer relevant for defense?

A: Yes, so such cities have grown beyond their walls, and many fortification walls, or portions of them, have been torn down—for example in Rome, Italy and Beijing, China.

Q: Are walls usually not load-bearing?

A: Yes.

Q: Are walls of a solid material including masonry?

A: Yes, and concrete including slipform stonemasonry, log building, cordwood construction, adobe, rammed earth, cob, earthbag construction, bottles, tin cans, straw-bale construction, and ice.

Q: Are walls a series of individual toughened glass panels mounted in wood or metal framing?

A: Yes.

Q: Are walls made of sheet glass?

A: Yes.

Q: Is wall constructed to limit the movement of people across a certain line or border?

A: Yes.

Q: Is wall typically higher than on the other side?

A: Yes.

Q: Are walls constructed of many materials?

A: Yes, and including steel panels, bricks, blocks of clay, terra-cotta, concrete, or glass blocks.

Q: Are walls often seen in many popular cultures?

A: Yes, and representing barriers preventing progress or entry.

Q: Are walls a structural system that carries the load of the floor slab on prefabricated panels around the perimeter?

A: Yes.