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"The series is welcome . . . By providing recent buildings as examples, supported with technical information and charts of design criteria, these books attempt to bridge the gap between theory and practice."
Building Type Basics books provide architects, engineers, and facilities planners with the essentials they need to jump-start the design of a variety of specialized facilities. In each volume, leading national figures in the field address the key questions that shape the early phases of a project commission. The answers to these questions provide instant information in a convenient, easy-to-follow format. The result is an excellent, hands-on reference that puts critical information at your fingertips.
Building Type Basics for Retail and Mixed-Use Facilities offers a nuts-and-bolts guide to designing diverse and communal structures supporting retail and various combinations of retail and dining, entertainment, housing, and more. Complete with descriptive illustrations, this useful resource offers essential information, guidelines, and cautionary advice on such projects as shopping centers, urban regeneration/renewal projects, town centers, individual and freestanding stores, e-commerce, and mixed-use facilities.
2. The Evolution of Retailing.
3. Where People Shop.
4. Retail Store Planning.
5. Retail Store Design.
6. Planning for Retail and Mixed-Use Centers.
7. Design of Retail and Mixed-Use Complexes.
8. Building Systems for Retail Stores and Mixed-Use Centers.
9. The Future of Retail.
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