Laboratory Design Guide: For Clients, Architects and Their Design Team : the Laboratory Design Process from Start to Finish

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Routledge, 2005 - Architecture - 346 pages
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Laboratory Design Guide 3rd edition is a complete guide to the complex process of laboratory design and construction. With practical advice and detailed
examples, it is an indispensable reference for anyone involved in building or renovating laboratories.

In this working manual Brian Griffin explains how to meet the unique combination of requirements that laboratory design entails. Considerations range from safety and site considerations to instrumentation and special furniture, and
accommodate the latest laboratory practices and the constant evolution of science. Case studies from around the world illustrate universal principles of
good design while showing a variety of approaches.
Revised throughout for this new edition, the book contains a brand new chapter on the role of the computer, covering topics such as the virtual experiment, hot desking, virtual buildings and computer-generated space relationship diagrams.
There are also 10 new international case studies, including the Kadoorie Biological Sciences Building at the University of Hong Kong.

* Provides step-by-step explanation of how to meet the unique design requirements of laboratories
* Shows how to make laboratories responsive to evolving technological and scientific practices
* International selection of case studies helps the reader evaluate the options available and is a source of inspiration
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Design brief
1
Chapter 2 Design methodology
15
Chapter 3 Site and buildings
23
Chapter 4 Laboratory furniture and services
39
Chapter 5 Special cabinets and benches
51
Chapter 6 Laboratory computers instrumentation and equipment
60
Chapter 7 On completion
67
Chapter 8 Maintenance
71
Livio Chiarot Dip Tech MIE Aust AHSCA APPA Director of Acor Consultants Engineers Managers Infrastructure Planners
89
Robert Lord BE Mechanical Hons Grad Dip Management RPEQ Senior Engineer Lincolne Scott
97
James McPherson BE Elec MIE Aust Manager Building and Industrial Services GHD Pty Ltd Newcastle
113
Ken McGowan FRICS FAIQS Senior Partner of the WT Partnership Quantity Surveyors
124
Doug Pottrell Manager School of Molecular and Biomedical Science University of Adelaide
131
Case studies
139
Appendix A Notes on laboratory construction
328
Appendix B Australian Laboratory Standards
333

Internal courtyards as an element of ESD Matthew Jessup BE Hons Senior Environmental Analyst and Sufern Tan BE BA DipEngPrac Environmenta...
75
Caroline Langley BSc M Safety Sc Grad Dipl Occup Hygiene MSIA Director Injury Prevention Management Hobart Tasmania
80
Index
340
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