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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, Thomas Sykes
 

ISBN-10: 0471369446

ISBN-13: 9780471369448

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Here's the essential information you need to initiate designs for luxury hotels, resort/theme hotels, convention hotels and conference centers, limited service hotels (motels), and casinos.

  • Filled with project photographs, diagrams, floor plans, sections, and details.
  • Combines in-depth coverage of the structural, mechanical, lighting,

Overview

Here's the essential information you need to initiate designs for luxury hotels, resort/theme hotels, convention hotels and conference centers, limited service hotels (motels), and casinos.

  • Filled with project photographs, diagrams, floor plans, sections, and details.
  • Combines in-depth coverage of the structural, mechanical, lighting, internal traffic, security, and accessibility issues that are unique to hospitality facilities with the nuts-and-bolts design guidelines that will start any project off on the right track and keep it there through completion.

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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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