Building Type Basics for Healthcare Facilities
Richard L Kobus, Richard L. Kobus, Bobrow, Thomas and Associates Staff, Ronald L. Skaggs, Michael Bobrow, Julia Thomas, Thomas M. Payette
John Wiley & Sons, Sep 15, 2000 - Architecture - 258 pages
The Fastest way to Straighten out the Learning Curve on Specialized Design Projects 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 in the field 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 Healthcare Facilities provides the essential information needed to initiate designs for acute care hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, and specialty centers. Filled with project photographs, diagrams, floor plans, sections, and details, it combines an overview of the needs and concerns of healthcare industry clients 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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