Space Planning Basics / Edition 2

Space Planning Basics / Edition 2

by Mark Karlen, Kate Ruggeri, Peter Hahn, Kate Ruggeri
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471434396

ISBN-13: 9780471434399

Pub. Date: 11/14/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Completely revised to address changes in industry practice and new technologies, Space Planning Basics, Second Edition presents all the necessary tools and know-how to effectively create design programming for both small and large space planning projects. The author's step-by-step space planning approach demonstrates how to use matrices and diagrams to fully visualize…  See more details below

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Completely revised to address changes in industry practice and new technologies, Space Planning Basics, Second Edition presents all the necessary tools and know-how to effectively create design programming for both small and large space planning projects. The author's step-by-step space planning approach demonstrates how to use matrices and diagrams to fully visualize the space analysis process, including how to apply bubble diagrams and block plans for establishing a workable spatial organization. With a focus on existing structures, this comprehensive book presents material in a realistic context to create a hands-on guide that helps develop applicable skills and provides accessible information for solving day-to-day issues in the real world. Complete with coverage of every consideration designers need to address at each phase, such as building code requirements and environmental controls, Space Planning Basics, Second Edition is a valuable learning tool for intermediate-level students in interior design, architecture, facilities management, and construction management, as well as professionals in these fields.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471434399
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/14/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
10.74(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Ch. 1Planning Methodology1
Ch. 2The First Planning Steps: Bubble Diagrams and Block Plans27
Ch. 3Small and Dimensionally Demanding Spaces41
Ch. 4The Building Shell and Major Systems57
Ch. 5Important Influencing Factors67
Ch. 6Developing a Rough Floor Plan79
Ch. 7Refining the Solution99
Ch. 8Developing Skills Beyond the Basic Level113
AppDesign Programs and Building Shells121
Bibliography169
Index171

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