Building Type Basics for Research Laboratories

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 22, 2002 - Architecture - 288 pages
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Planning to initiate designs for government, academic, and private research laboratories? Here's the nuts-and-bolts design guidelines that will start any project off on the right track and keep it there through completion.
  • Filled with project photographs, diagrams, floor plans, sections, and details,
  • Combines in-depth coverage of the structural, mechanical, energy, cost, and safety issues that are unique to research laboratories.

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 A NEW DESIGN MODEL
3
CHAPTER 2 LABORATORY TYPES
37
CHAPTER 3 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN ISSUES
101
CHAPTER 4 ENGINEERING DESIGN ISSUES
199
CHAPTER 5 COST GUIDELINES
245
APPENDIX THE LABORATORIES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY INITIATIVE
257
BIBLIOGRAPHY AND REFERENCES
261
INDEX
263
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Daniel D. Watch, AIA, is an architect and laboratory planner with the renowned architectural firm Perkins + Will (recipient of the American Institute of Architects' 1999 National Architecture Firm Award). He has personally coordinated the design of nearly twenty major research laboratory facilities.

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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