Building Type Basics for Research Laboratories

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 22, 2008 - Architecture - 260 pages
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The Wiley Building Type Basics series provides architects and other professionals with the essential information they need to jumpstart the design of a variety of facilities. This volume covers the design of research laboratories, with the practical information necessary to meet the construction and renovation needs of this increasingly complex industry. Featuring more than 200 illustrations, the Second Edition now addresses laboratory construction in Asia, the Middle East, and Europe, and updates its information for post-9/11 research needs and trends, including the current International Building Codes. New and updated projects from a variety of designers including Duke University's Medical Science Research Building, GlaxoWellcoms laboratories in the UK, and the US government's Argon laboratory.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Research Facility Programming
47
Teaching Laboratories
95
Sustainable Design
107
Interior Design
133
Laboratory Furnishings and Equipment
153
Engineering Design Issues
177
Renovations and Adaptive Reuse
229
Conclusion
249
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About the author (2008)

Daniel D. Watch, AIA, is an architect and research expert with the Atlanta office of Perkins+Will, one of the largest American architecture firms designing laboratory facilities. Watch is a leader in the firm's Science & Technology group, coordinating the design of laboratory facilities for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Homeland Security's NBACC and NBAF research buildings, several academic research buildings, and six projects based in China since publication of the first edition. He has been invited to speak at the National Institutes of Health, the Academy of Sciences in Beijing, Harvard University, Edinburgh's Science Parks, and University of Cambridge, England.

Stephen A. Kliment, FAIA, the series founder and editor, is an architectural journalist and an adjunct professor at the City College of New York. He was editor in chief of Architectural Record from 1990 to 1996.

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