Space Planning Basics

ISBN-10: 0471434396

ISBN-13: 9780471434399

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Mark Karlen

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Space Planning Basics offers a highly visual, step-by-step approach to developing preliminary floor plans.* Substantially revised, including coverage of integration of CAD options in planning process, new exercises, and ADA compliance shown within illustrations.* Provides step-by-step space planning methodology.* Includes programming examples for both small and large commercial spaces (up to 4000 square feet).
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/24/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Planning Methodology
Defining Terms and Intent
The Synthesis Gap
The Design Program
Criteria Matrix
Prototypical Plan Sketches
Completing the Criteria Matrix
Relationship Diagrams
A Final Note on Planning Methodology
The First Planning Steps: Bubble Diagrams and Block Plans
Bubble Diagramming
Space Planning Exercises
Block Planning
Small and Dimensionally Demanding Spaces
Human Factors
Barrier-Free Design Standards
The Three-Dimensional Reality
The Building Shell and Major Systems
The Building Shell
Plumbing Systems
Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems
Important Influencing Factors
Building Codes
Lighting Design
Acoustical Planning
Planning Rules of Thumb
Spatial Quality
Developing a Rough Floor Plan
Getting Started
Construction Reality
Start with Plumbing
Major Spaces Next
Circulation Studies
Basic Room Allocations
Furniture and Equipment
Storage and Filing
Spatial Quality
Refining the Solution
Refining the Rough Plan
The Preliminary Floor Plan
Drawing Quality and Techniques
Developing Skills Beyond the Basic Level
Basic Implications
Programs Within Programs
Open Plan/Systems Furniture
The Speculative Office Building
Future Expansion
Planning New Buildings
A Final Note
Design Programs and Building Shells
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