Building Type Basics for Hospitality Facilities

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The fastest way to straighten out the learning curve on specialized design projects

"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."-Oculus

Building Type Basics books provide architects with the essentials they need to jump-start the design of a variety of specialized facilities. In each volume, leading national figures 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-use format. The result is an excellent, hands-on reference that puts critical information at your fingertips.

Building Type Basics for Hospitality Facilities provides the essential information needed to initiate designs for luxury hotels, resort/theme hotels, convention hotels and conference centers, limited service hotels (motels), and casinos. Filled with project photographs, diagrams, floor plans, sections, and details, it combines in-depth coverage of the structural, mechanical, lighting, internal traffic, security, and accessibility issues that are unique to hospitality facilities with the nuts-and-bolts design guidelines that will start any project off on the right track and keep it there through completion.

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Luxury Hotels John C Hill Robeit C Glazier
Resort Hotels John C Hill Robert C Glazier
Chapters LimitedService Hotels Winford Buck Lindsay
Casinos Thomas Sykes with Roger Gros SOSH Architects
Ptincipal Planning and Design Charactetistics

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About the author (2001)

BRIAN MCDONOUGH is Vice President of the Hospitality, Entertainment & Leisure Sector at Hanscomb, Inc., in New York City. Hanscomb provides consulting services in the fields of construction, project development, planning, and design management to clients worldwide.

JOHN HILL and ROBERT GLAZIER are Principals of Hill Glazier Architects in Palo Alto, California. Hill Glazier specializes in the design of hotels, resorts, and spas.
WINFORD "BUCK" LINDSAY is President of Lindsay Pope Brayfield & Associates in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Lindsay Pope Brayfield's experience ranges from a small chapel to a large warehouse, and includes hotels and educational projects.
THOMAS SYKES is Principal of SOSH Architects in Atlantic City, New Jersey. SOSH provides design services to major casino corporations throughout North America.
STEPHEN A. KLIMENT, FAIA (Series Founder and Editor), is an architectural journalist and an adjunct professor at the City College of New York. He was chief editor of Architectural Record from 1990 to 1996.

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