what is the best way to place a building foot print for the wind?
I want to place two conex containers about 20 ft apart and put a roof over the top so I can use the center as a hay shed. Which is the best way to place the building to keep from blowing the roof off. I live in a windy area and guest can be 70 mph. I also may need to close one end off to keep the snow out. Any ideas?
Re: what is the best way to place a building foot print for the wind?
I guess I'd put the conexs on the east and west sides and close the north end, leaving the south end open. But, this depends on wind direction. You can go to your state meterological site and search on "wind rose" which will show you the prevailing winds for your general area for various months of the year. That may help you dtermine your orientation.
Keep snow load in mind when designing the roof. It may be best to put trusses up.