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Building Type Basics for Performing Arts Facilities

Building Type Basics for Performing Arts Facilities

Hugh Hardy, Stephen A. Kliment (Series Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-68438-1

Feb 2006

224 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$90.00

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This Building Type Basics book provides an accessible guide to the essentials of designing these specialized environments—including the underlying issues of financing, feasibility, and the diverse roles of the design and construction team, sponsor, banks, impresario, and manager. Complete with a wealth of descriptive floor plans, diagrams, photographs, and case studies, it features need-to-know information on design including such technical topics as lighting, acoustics, and materials.

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Preface (Stephen A. Kilment).

Acknowledgments.

Introduction (Hugh Hardy).

1. Planning the Theater (Hugh Hardy).

2. A Place Designed for Performance (Joshua Dachs).

3. An Auditorium and Stage Design Guide (Richard Pilbrow).

4. Stage Design: Technology and Flexibility (Leonard Auerbach, Steve Pollock and Steven Friedlander).

5. Backstage Planning (Keith Gerchak).

6. Incorporating Building Codes (Jack Martin).

7. Principles of Acoustic Design (Lawrence Kirkegaard and Dawn Schuette).

8. Flexibility in Acoustic Design (Christopher Jaffe).

9. Lighting Public Spaces (Paul Marantz).

10. Bringing the New to Old Theaters (Hugh Hardy).

11. Organization: Process and Team (Hugh Hardy).

12. The Business and Art of Theater Management (Duncan Webb).

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.