Campus Architecture: Building in the Groves of Academe

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To work over the long term, a great campus must "ennoble the past, enhance the present, and provide for the future by balancing continuity and change." This book will show you how to achieve these goals as you learn to integrate planning and design of campus buildings with their landscapes and sites; incorporate the latest technology and educational trends into your designs; and ensure that the campus will enjoy a synergistic relationship with the surrounding community. Among the subjects explored are how ...
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Overview

To work over the long term, a great campus must "ennoble the past, enhance the present, and provide for the future by balancing continuity and change." This book will show you how to achieve these goals as you learn to integrate planning and design of campus buildings with their landscapes and sites; incorporate the latest technology and educational trends into your designs; and ensure that the campus will enjoy a synergistic relationship with the surrounding community. Among the subjects explored are how computerized libraries, changing physical education and recreational needs, and new alternative campus housing affect design; techniques of design rehabilitation, repair, and renovation of existing campuses; design strategies for instructional buildings, research facilities, libraries and information centers, sports facilities, campus housing, and more; how to integrate environmental, conservation, and aesthetic considerations within the same project; how to provide long-term durability and economy in operations, and meet project and construction budget targets; and PLUS fully illustrated case studies of the best in recent campus designs and redesigns - with in-depth analyses of why they work so well and how they achieve their goals.
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Covers all aspects of campus building and landscape planning, from the revitalization of existing architecture to planning innovative new buildings. Offers advice on integrating campus buildings with their landscapes and incorporating educational trends into designs, presents design strategies for types of buildings including campus housing, research facilities, and libraries, and discusses budgeting. Includes case studies and b&w photos. Of interest to architects. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070171855
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • Publication date: 4/1/1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 258
  • Product dimensions: 8.85 (w) x 11.33 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1 Prospectus 1
Ch. 2 Building Types 53
Ch. 3 Campus Architecture Defined 157
Ch. 4 Paradigms and Projects 195
Bibliography 253
Index 255
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