Building Type Basics for Banks and Financial Institutions / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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Essential information for the design of banks and financialinstitutions
Building Type Basics for Banks and Financial Institutions isyour one-stop reference for the essential information you need toconfidently begin the design process and successfully complete thedesign for a bank or financial institution, large or small, on timeand within budget. A renowned architect in the field shares hisfirsthand knowledge in order to guide architects, planners,engineers, and their clients through all aspects of the design ofbanking facilities.
This comprehensive guide features a number of recentlyconstructed and renovated banksfrom small neighborhoodbranches to large headquarters. It highlights design issues as wellas planning and zoning, office space versus customer space, andoverall security.
Building Type Basics for Banks and Financial Institutions beginswith a basic overview of the history of banking and financialinstitutions, then explores the classic designs of the past alongwith the important considerations involved in building modernbanks, including drive-up lanes, ATM facilities, and high-techteller stations.
This quick reference:
- Addresses key questions that arise when launching a bankingfacility design project
- Offers insight from an architect with more than forty years ofexperience in the design of more than one hundred banks
- Provides the best contemporary examples complete withphotographs, diagrams, floor plans, sections, and details
Not only does this book offer current, authoritativeinformation, its comprehensive coverage and logical organizationalso save you countless hours of research.
Building Type Basics books provide architects with theessentials needed to jump-start specialized facilities design. Eachvolume features leading experts in the field who address the issuesthat shape the early phases of a project in a convenient,easy-to-use format.
HOMER L. WILLIAMS, D.ARCH, FAIA, is principal of WilliamsSpurgeon Kuhl & Freshnock Architects (WSKF) in North KansasCity, Missouri. He has more than four decades of experience in thedesign of more than one hundred bank and financial serviceprojects. He is a past president of the National Council ofArchitectural Registration Boards (NCARB), and received hisdoctorate in architecture at the University of Hawaii.
About the Author
Homer L. Williams, FAIA, is principal and chairman of Williams Spurgeon Kuhl & Freshnock Architects (WSKF)?in North Kansas City, Missouri. He has more than four decades of experience in the design of more than 100?bank and financial service?projects. He is a past president of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), and is currently a PhD candidate in architecture at the University of Hawaii.
Table of ContentsAcknowledgements.
Chapter 1 History of Banking.
First Money Changers to European Banks.
Banks in the USA.
Classic Style to Richardson.
The Federal Reserve Act.
Louis Sullivan and the Prairie Style.
Chapter 2 Financial Institutions Defined.
Commercial Banks; State and National Charters.
Savings Institutions and Mortgage Banking.
Chapter 3 Brand Identification.
Brand Identification and Retail Merchandising.
Chapter 4 Programming the Facility Needs.
Checklist for Financial Institutions.
Chapter 5 Development of Drive-up Banks.
Early Drive-up Banks.
Teller Occupied Kiosks .
Pneumatic Tubes and kiosks.
Chapter 6 Selecting and Planning the Site.
Planning and Zoning.
Direct-Bury and Remote Lanes.
Chapter 7 Building Design Considerations.
The Floor Plan.
Conventional vs. Teller-less.
Teller Stations, Islands, and Auto Teller Machines.
Existing Branch Transformation.
The Boutique Bank/Shop.
Supermarket, Airport, and Mall Facilities.
Select Market Banks.
New Products and Services .
Single or Multi Floor.
Lease Space and Future Growth.
Basements and the "Community Meeting Room".
Operational Space Needs.
Lobby and Waiting.
Offices: Permanent Walls, Cubicles, and Open Desks.
Conference and Board Rooms .
Work Rooms and Check 21 .
Files and Records.
Building Codes .
Construction Cost Comparisons.
LEED and Green Building Design.
Chapter 8 Mechanical, Electrical and PlumbingSystems.
Chapter 9 Bank Workroom Equipment.
Check 21 Equipment.
Chapter 10 Specialized Bank Equipment.
Remote Drive Teller Systems.
Conventional and CCTV.
Private Video Teller System.
Cash Dispensing and Recycling Machines.
Conventional Teller Equipment.
Drive-up Windows and Drawers.
Cash Vault Locker and Safes.
Safe Deposit Boxes .
ATM Facilities: Thru-wall, Free Standing, or Island.
Chapter 11 Featured Facilities.
20 selected from across the USA including: Various Branch Sizesand Types.
Previously Non-Bank Buildings.
Larger Headquarter Banks.
Chapter 12 The Future of Bank Architecture.
Appendix A Federal and State Regulators.
Appendix B Banking Organizations and Agencies.
Appendix C Bank Equipment Manufacturers.
Appendix D Financial Information Links.
Appendix E Featured Architects.