University Architecture [NOOK Book]

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Some of the most exciting architecture in the world can be found on university campuses. In Europe, America and the Far East, vice chancellors and their architects have, over several centuries, produced an extraordinary range of innovative buildings. This book has been written to highlight the importance of university architecture. It is intended as a guide to designers, to those who manage the estate we call the campus, and as an inspiration to students and academic staff. With nearly 40 per cent of school ...
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University Architecture

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Overview

Some of the most exciting architecture in the world can be found on university campuses. In Europe, America and the Far East, vice chancellors and their architects have, over several centuries, produced an extraordinary range of innovative buildings. This book has been written to highlight the importance of university architecture. It is intended as a guide to designers, to those who manage the estate we call the campus, and as an inspiration to students and academic staff. With nearly 40 per cent of school leavers attending university, the campus can influence the outlook of tomorrow's decision makers to the benefit of architecture and society at large.
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'The author is an enthusiast with an erudite and accessible manner, who dissects a huge subject area with chapters on mission, masterplan, sustainability, crime and politics.' - The Times Higher Educational Supplement
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136747526
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/4/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • File size: 11 MB
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
1 Academic mission and campus planning 2
2 Masterplans or development frameworks 22
3 Picturesque enclosure verus rational planning 34
4 Practical problems 41
5 Sustainable development and the campus 63
6 Crime, politics and the university campus 69
7 Libraries and learning resource centres 78
8 Laboratories and research buildings 95
9 Special functions: special forms 109
10 Art, design and music departments 119
11 General teaching space 125
12 Student housing 133
13 Why does the university campus matter? 150
Bibliography 159
Illustration acknowledgements 160
Index 161
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