Building Type Basics for Hospitality Facilities / Edition 1

Building Type Basics for Hospitality Facilities / Edition 1

by Brian McDonough, John Hill, Robert Glazier, Winford "Buck" Lindsay
     
 

Building Type Basics for Hospitality Facilities is a one-stop source for the essential information architects need to fast-start the design process. In this book, leading architects from four major hospitality design firms share their knowledge and expertise on a broad scope of issues that are essential to the design of luxury hotels, resort/theme hotels, convention… See more details below

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Building Type Basics for Hospitality Facilities is a one-stop source for the essential information architects need to fast-start the design process. In this book, leading architects from four major hospitality design firms share their knowledge and expertise on a broad scope of issues that are essential to the design of luxury hotels, resort/theme hotels, convention hotels/conference centers, limited service hotels (motels), and casinos. They address the rising demand for online connectivity and sophisticated video, data, and telephone systems; the international character of hospitality design; the growing need for flexible layouts; the adaptation of buildings created for other purposes to a new use as hotels; renovation guidelines; safety issues; and more. This book provides critical information on the process, potential problems, unique design concerns, and recent trends in hospitality facilities design, along with complete coverage of energy issues and mechanical systems, structural concerns, lighting, internal traffic, security, ADA issues, and much more. This indispensable guide:
* Asks and answers twenty questions that commonly arise in the early phases of a project commission
* Provides project photographs, diagrams, floor plans, sections, and details
* Includes guidelines for luxury, resort/theme, and convention/conference hotels, as well as limited service hotels and casinos

This conveniently organized quick reference is an invaluable guide for busy, dedicated professionals who want to get moving quickly as they embark on a new project. Like every Building Type Basics book, it provides authoritative, up-to-date information instantly and saves countless hours of research. Engineering consultants will also find a wealth of information to help them tackle hospitality commissions of all kinds.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471369448
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Series:
Building Type Basics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.68(w) x 9.47(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Preface (Stephen A. Kliment).

Acknowledgments.

Chapter 1: Perspective (Brian McDonough, Hanscomb, Inc.).

Introduction.

How a Hotel Functions.

Hotel Development Process.

Hotel Categories.

Project Team.

Design Concerns.

Project Phases.

Preconstruction Phases.

Construction Phases.

Postcontruction and Preopening Phases.

Chapter 2: Luxury Hotels (John C. Hill, Robert C. Glazier, Douglas Atmore, Peter T. Mason, Catherine A. Clover, Hill Glazier Architects;
Hani Motran, Rybka, Smith, & Ginsler).

Introduction.

Types of Luxury Hotels.

Program Considerations.

Design Considerations.

Conclusion.

Chapter 3: Resort Hotels (John C. Hill, Robert C. Glazier, Douglas Atmore, Peter T. Mason, Christina Zimmerli, Hill Glazier Architects).

Introduction.

Types of Resort Hotel.

Program Considerations.

Site Considerations.

Design Considerations.

Technical Considerations.

Conclusion.

Chapter 4: Conference Centers (John C. Hill, Robert C. Glazier, Douglas Atmore, Peter T. Mason, Hill Glazier Architects).

Introduction.

Types of Convention or Conference Hotels.

Program Considerations.

Site Considerations.

Design Considerations.

Conclusion.

Chapter 5: Limited-Service Hotels (Winford (Buck) Lindsay, Lindsay Pope Brayfield & Associates).

Introduction.

Programming.

Building Planning.

Site Planning.

Building Concepts.

Building Skin.

Structural System.

Mechanical Systems.

Electrical Systems.

Special Systems.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Chapter 6: Casinos (Thomas Sykes, with Roger Gros, SOSH Architects).

History.

Types of Casinos.

Jurisdictional Oversight.

Market and Brand.

Master Plan.

The Games People Play.

Floor Layout.

Casino Support.

Utility Support Systems.

Prototype Casino Layout.

Appendix: Principal Planning and Design Characteristics of Hospitality Facilities.

Bibliography.

Index.

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