Building Type Basics for Research Laboratories / Edition 2by Daniel D. Watch, Stephen A. Kliment, Perkins & Will
Pub. Date: 09/16/2008
The Wiley Building Type Basics series provides architects and other professionals with the essential information they need to jumpstart the design of a variety of facilities. This volume covers the design of research laboratories, with the practical information necessary to meet the construction and renovation needs of this increasingly complex industry. Featuring… See more details below
The Wiley Building Type Basics series provides architects and other professionals with the essential information they need to jumpstart the design of a variety of facilities. This volume covers the design of research laboratories, with the practical information necessary to meet the construction and renovation needs of this increasingly complex industry. Featuring more than 200 illustrations, the Second Edition now addresses laboratory construction in Asia, the Middle East, and Europe, and updates its information for post-9/11 research needs and trends, including the current International Building Codes. New and updated projects from a variety of designers including Duke University's Medical Science Research Building, GlaxoWellcoms laboratories in the UK, and the US government's Argon laboratory.
Table of Contents
Editor's Preface (Stephen A. Kliment).
1. Laboratory Design.
The Lab Module-Basis for Laboratory Design.
Biosafety Level Labs.
Research Biocontainment Security.
Safety, Security, and Regulations.
2. Research Facility Programming.
Programming Definition and Key Terms.
The Programming Process.
Key Cost Factors.
3. Teaching Laboratories.
Building Community through Science.
4. Sustainable Design.
The Case for Green Labs and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).
Sustainable Design Strategies.
Trends in Optimizing Laboratory Energy Use.
Case Study: Lehman College New Science Facility.
5. Interior Design.
Reception and Lobby.
Lounges and Break Rooms.
Elevators and Stairs.
6. Laboratory Furnishings and Equipment.
Trends in Laboratory Furnishings.
Specialized Equipment and Equipment Spaces.
7. Engineering Design Issues.
Mechanical Systems-General Design Issues.
Fume Hoods-Mechanical System Design Issues.
Telephone and Data System.
8. Renovations and Adaptive Reuse.
Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Issues.
Quick-Start Guide to Renovations.
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