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Building Type Basics for Places of Worship

ISBN-10: 0471225681

ISBN-13: 9780471225683

Edition: 2004

Authors: Nicholas W. Roberts, Stephen A. Kliment

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This series is designed to provide architects and other building team members with concise, essential information for planning and designing a variety of building types.
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Book details

List price: $90.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/12/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

NICHOLAS W. ROBERTS, AIA, a senior associate at Leo A Daly, leads the firm's Los Angeles office religious building group. He managed the executive architecture and engineering team for the new Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, designed by Rafael Moneo. His portfolio includes parish churches and religious education buildings for several denominations. Roberts is a member of the faculty at Woodbury University and a frequent speaker at architectural conferences. STEPHEN A. KLIMENT, FAIA (Series Founder and Editor), is an architectural journalist and an adjunct professor at the City College of New York. He was chief editor of Architectural Record from 1990 to 1996.

Stephen A. Kliment, FAIA, former editor in chief of Architectural Record, writes, lectures, teaches, and serves as a consultant on communications. He is a registered architect and a former member of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Caudill Rowlett Scott, where he directed the firm's marketing communications. His articles have appeared in Architecture, Residential Architect, Architectural Digest, and the New York Times. He has taught communications at Washington University in St. Louis, at Harvard University, and at City College of the City University of New York, where he is an adjunct professor of architecture.

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Significance and Qualities of Worship Spaces
Project Team and Process
Unique Design Concerns
Site Selection and Planning
Public Agency Approval
Sustainable Design
Structural Systems
Mechanical Systems
Electrical and Communications Systems
Special Equipment
Materials
Acoustic and Audiovisual Considerations
Lightning Design
Furniture, Fixtures, and Artwork
Wayfinding, Graphics, and Signage
Historic Renovation
International Challenges
Operation and Maintenance
Key Cost Factors
Sources of Finance
Glossary
Bibliography and References
Index