Building Type Basics for Retail and Mixed-Use Facilities

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 7, 2004 - Architecture - 246 pages
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Provides the nuts-and-bolts material to begin designing a retail or mixed-use facility.
* Features project photographs, diagrams and floor plans, and sections and details.
* Provides need-to-know information on such essential topics as consensus-based decision making, site selection, renovation, code compliance, and more.

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Page 241 - The community center is the in-between or intermediate type of shopping center. The regional center provides shopping goods, general merchandise, apparel, furniture, and home furnishings in full depth and variety. It is built around the full-line department store, with a minimum GLA of 100,000 square feet, as the major drawing power.

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The Jerde Partnership is a Southern California--based urban planning and architecture firm. For more than twenty-five years, the firm has been developing approaches to designing more humanistic, multiuse public spaces. Founded in 1977 and based on the vision and ideas of Jon Adams Jerde, FAIA, the firm has pioneered an experiential approach to place making. Jerde's projects provide unique experiences with lasting social, cultural, and economic value. The firm is currently planning and designing large-scale, mixed-use projects in Asia, Europe, and North and South 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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