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Building Type Basics for Research Laboratories

ISBN: 978-0-471-21757-2
288 pages
April 2002
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Planning to initiate designs for government, academic, and private research laboratories? Here's the nuts-and-bolts design guidelines that will start any project off on the right track and keep it there through completion.
  • Filled with project photographs, diagrams, floor plans, sections, and details,
  • Combines in-depth coverage of the structural, mechanical, energy, cost, and safety issues that are unique to research laboratories.

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Editor's Preface (Stephen Kliment).

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

A New Design Model.

Laboratory Types.

Architectural Design Issues.

Engineering Design Issues.

Cost Guidelines.

Appendix: The Laboratories for the 21st Century Initiative.

Bibliography and References.

Index.
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Daniel D. Watch, AIA, is an architect and laboratory planner with the renowned architectural firm Perkins + Will (recipient of the American Institute of Architects' 1999 National Architecture Firm Award). He has personally coordinated the design of nearly twenty major research laboratory facilities.

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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