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Facility Programming (Routledge Revivals)

Methods and Applications, 1st Edition

By Wolfgang F. E. Preiser


340 pages

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First published in 1978, the objective of this book is to provide an authoritative and selective overview of current, user-orientated programming methods within the field of environmental design. The 19 chapters compiled in this volume describe procedures and the information content of innovative approaches used by leading programming experts in the private and institutional sectors. Emphasis is placed on a qualitative and illustrative focus of selected approaches to environmental programming with the eventual occupants in mind. The chapter groupings are intended to reflect three major areas of professional engagement that serve the field of facility programming. The first group describe the approaches of firms or groups that were organised exclusively to provide environmental analysis and programming services. Part II is composed of chapters by authors who belong to established architectural firms with programming departments and Part III presents evidence that pertains to the supporting role of research and guidance literature from authors primarily affiliated with government agencies or supported by large organisations.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1 Introduction: Responding to the Changing Context of Environmental Design Wolfgang F.E. Preiser; Part I: Facility Programming; 2 Restructuring the Hidden Program: Toward an Architecture of Social Change Murray Silverstein and Max Jacobsen 3 A Process for Adapting Exisiting Buildings for New Office Uses Gerald Davis 4 Programming across Cultures: A Cultural Food Preparation Center for Cochiti Indian Pueblo John P. Petronis, Lawrence S. Kline, and Richard R. Pugh 5 A Juvenile Services Center Program Jay D. Farbstein 6 The Support-Infill Concept as a Methodology for User Participation in Mass Housing Projects Eric Dluhosch 7 Environmental Programming for Human Needs Walter H. Moleski; Part II: Programming for Architecture and Design; 8 Habitable Schools: Programming for a Changing Environment John M. Kurtz 9 Recycling Institutional Buildings: A Data Base Technique Richard P. Dober 10 Downtown Malls: A Blueprint for Success Michael C. Cunningham with Barbara Flynn 11 User Needs in Residential Areas: Martin Luther King Square, San Francisco Herbert McLaughlin 12 Health Care Facilities George Agron with Margaret Moore; Part III Research for Facility Programming; 13 Specifying for User Needs in Office Environments James L. Binkley and Jams A. Parker 14 Post Construction Evaluation and Guidelines for Elderly Housing Sandra C. Howell 15 Habitability Programming for U.S. Naval Ships Michael C. Heffron 16 Parameters of Habitable Environments Edward C. Wortz, David P. Nowlis, and Harold H. Watters 17 Computer-Aided Facilities Programming in Environmental Design Education and Research Kaiman Lee, Richard Chalmers, and Grant Genova 18 Programming Guidance for the Institutional Client Alan C. Green; Part IV: Prospects for Facility Programming; 19 Prospects for the Field of Facility Programming John P. Eberhard; Author Index; Subject Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Design, Drafting, Drawing & Presentation
ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning
ARCHITECTURE / Professional Practice
DESIGN / General
DESIGN / Industrial