Architectural Programming: Creative Techniques for Design Professionals / Edition 1

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Overview

Effective program even the most sophisticated facilities. Here's the easy to gather, organize, and assess any client's building use data—so you can effectively design everything from office towers to health and educational facilities. Loaded with checklists, forms, and questionnaires that help you determine room size, use and function requirements, staff and employee projections, permit fees, and much more. Architectural Programming, by Robert R. Kumlin, will help you: select and organize the programming team; compile architectural data; choose and utilize common area measurement systems, including AIA, ANSI, and NRC; determine and communicate the priorities of the project in guiding and evaulating the design process; overcome conflicting interests and achieve a creative program consensus; much more.

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Architect and consultant Kumlin focuses on the process of gathering, organizing, and evaluating a client's building-use information. The guide covers the program team; programming strategy; the program document; tools and techniques of information gathering; programming theory; program cost evaluation; and language of area. Five appendices provide practical checklists, a workbook, and forms. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070359727
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 5/1/1995
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.78 (d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 The Program Team 13
Ch. 3 Programming Strategy 25
Ch. 4 Program Document 47
Ch. 5 Tools and Techniques of Information Gathering 85
Ch. 6 Programming Theory 121
Ch. 7 Program Cost Evaluation 149
Ch. 8 Language of Area 167
Ch. 9 Epilogue 191
Appendix A. Recurrent Design Issues, Program Objectives, and Program Concepts 193
Appendix B. A Checklist of Programming Errors 203
Appendix C. Equipment Data Form 215
Appendix D. AEC Form 217
Appendix E. Cost Evaluation Workbook 219
Glossary 235
Bibliography 237
Index 245
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