Building Type Basics for Research Laboratories, 2nd Edition
1. Laboratory Design.
The Lab Module-Basis for Laboratory Design.
Biosafety Level Labs.
Research Biocontainment Security.
Safety, Security, and Regulations.
2. Research Facility Programming.
Programming Definition and Key Terms.
The Programming Process.
Key Cost Factors.
3. Teaching Laboratories.
Building Community through Science.
4. Sustainable Design.
The Case for Green Labs and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).
Sustainable Design Strategies.
Trends in Optimizing Laboratory Energy Use.
Case Study: Lehman College New Science Facility.
5. Interior Design.
Reception and Lobby.
Lounges and Break Rooms.
Elevators and Stairs.
6. Laboratory Furnishings and Equipment.
Trends in Laboratory Furnishings.
Specialized Equipment and Equipment Spaces.
7. Engineering Design Issues.
Mechanical Systems-General Design Issues.
Fume Hoods-Mechanical System Design Issues.
Telephone and Data System.
8. Renovations and Adaptive Reuse.
Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Issues.
Quick-Start Guide to Renovations.
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.