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Building Type Basics for Office Buildings / Edition 1

by A. Eugene Kohn, Paul Katz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471389234

ISBN-13: 9780471389231

Pub. Date: 07/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

From the acclaimed New York Firm of Kohn Pedersen Fox, this volume in the Building Type Basics series gives you the essential information you need to initiate designs for every type of office building, from dramatic skyscrapers to utilitarian low-rise complexes.

  • Combines in-depth coverage of all of the structural, mechanical, acoustic, traffic, and

Overview

From the acclaimed New York Firm of Kohn Pedersen Fox, this volume in the Building Type Basics series gives you the essential information you need to initiate designs for every type of office building, from dramatic skyscrapers to utilitarian low-rise complexes.

  • Combines in-depth coverage of all of the structural, mechanical, acoustic, traffic, and security issues unique to today's office buildings with the nuts-and-bolts guidance you need to launch your design project and see it through. 
  • Addresses a broad scope of timely issues related to modern office design: standard and alternate workplaces, the "smart" office building, security, healthy interiors, elevators, image and identity, and more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471389231
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Series:
Building Type Basics Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface (S. Kliment).

Acknowledgments.

PART I: ARCHITECTURAL ISSUES.

Introduction (A. Kohn).

The Office Building Type: A Pragmatic Approach (P. Katz).

PART II: CONSULTANTS' ISSUES.

Interior Architecture (D. Lehman-Smith).

Structural Systems (L. Robertson and S.-T. See).

Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Systems (N. Kurtz).

Vertical Transportation (J. Van Deusen).

Curtain Walls (J. Khoury).

Alternative Workplace Solutions (F. Becker).

Safety and Security (J. McCormick).

PART III: CASE STUDIES.

Gannett/USA Today Corporate Headquarters (McLean, Virginia).

Chagrin Highlands Building One (Cleveland, Ohio).

Thames Court (London, United Kingdom).

Tour CBX (Paris, France).

Endesa Heaadquarters (Madrid, Spain).

11 Charter Road (Hong Kong).

One Raffles Link (Singapore).

Ernst & Young Building (New York, New York).

Espirito Santo Plaza (Miami, Florida).

Bibliography.

Index.

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