Pole shed reno to living space 4 of 4, Clerestory shed roof intersection

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Hi everyone

I am working on a plan of an existing shed pole structure,that is attached to an existing pole structure arena, that is to be renovated to living space.  As a pole structure, the shed has 6X6 rough cut poles 10' OC structurally length wise , and spaced 12', 10' & 12' width wise.  The overall shed size is 34' X 160', Part of this is an insulated and heated horse stall & tack area, 60'X34', a warming area 40'X34' , and an unheated shed area 60'X34'.  It is mostly the warming area that will be converted to living space, with another 10'X10' of the open shed to be used as a utility room.  As a pole structure, it has no foundation.  The poles also serve as piles, planted a min 5' into compacted fill.  


In a previous thread(1 of 4) I explained how the floor will be replaced with a modern structure.  In this thread, I want to talk about the interior walls.  The existing roof will be retained, with the 2X8 rafters and ceiling beams, supported on the existing posts.  Walls will follow the roof pitch.  There will be a vaulted shed ceiling throughout.


In a previous thread(2 of 4) I explained that I get a framing artifact at the intersection of the new interior walls with the existing exterior arena walls.


In a previous thread(3 of 4) I explained that I get an pony wall artifact on the interior walls.


In this thread, I discuss the shed wall intersection with the existing arena wall. The shed wall intersects the arena wall 2' lower than the arena roof, to allow for arena windows to provide natural lighting.  The shed roof intersection was set up as a Clerestory.  This allowed the lower exterior portion to be converted to an interior wall surface, and allowed the existing arena exterior to continue above the roof intersection.  Unfortunately, the exterior arena windows were some how inverted, such that the former interior became the exterior.  This of course has a different appearance.  Also, the windows could not be placed over portions of the arena wall, where new interior shed walls intersected.


I appreciate any help our experts can provide to resolve this.


Thank you.


Renaud Bonneville, P.Eng.

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