Building Type Basics for Performing Arts Facilities / Edition 1

Building Type Basics for Performing Arts Facilities / Edition 1

by Hugh Hardy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471684384

ISBN-13: 9780471684381

Pub. Date: 02/10/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This Building Type Basics book provides an accessible guide to the essentials of designing these specialized environments—including the underlying issues of financing, feasibility, and the diverse roles of the design and construction team, sponsor, banks, impresario, and manager. Complete with a wealth of descriptive floor plans, diagrams, photographs, and

Overview

This Building Type Basics book provides an accessible guide to the essentials of designing these specialized environments—including the underlying issues of financing, feasibility, and the diverse roles of the design and construction team, sponsor, banks, impresario, and manager. Complete with a wealth of descriptive floor plans, diagrams, photographs, and case studies, it features need-to-know information on design including such technical topics as lighting, acoustics, and materials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471684381
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/10/2006
Series:
Building Type Basics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface (Stephen A. Kilment).

Acknowledgments.

Introduction (Hugh Hardy).

1. Planning the Theater (Hugh Hardy).

2. A Place Designed for Performance (Joshua Dachs).

3. An Auditorium and Stage Design Guide (Richard Pilbrow).

4. Stage Design: Technology and Flexibility (Leonard Auerbach, Steve Pollock and Steven Friedlander).

5. Backstage Planning (Keith Gerchak).

6. Incorporating Building Codes (Jack Martin).

7. Principles of Acoustic Design (Lawrence Kirkegaard and Dawn Schuette).

8. Flexibility in Acoustic Design (Christopher Jaffe).

9. Lighting Public Spaces (Paul Marantz).

10. Bringing the New to Old Theaters (Hugh Hardy).

11. Organization: Process and Team (Hugh Hardy).

12. The Business and Art of Theater Management (Duncan Webb).

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

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