Building type basics for performing arts facilities

Building type basics for performing arts facilities

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The fastest way to straighten out the learning curve on specialized design projects qThe series is welcome . . . By providing recent buildings as examples, supported with technical information and charts of design criteria, these books attempt to bridge the gap between theory and practice.q --Oculus Building Type Basics books provide architects, engineers, and facility planners 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-follow format. The result is an excellent, hands-on reference that puts critical information at your fingertips. Building Type Basics for Performing Arts Facilities 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.Engineering consultants will also find in this volume a wealth of information to help them tackle performing arts facility commissions of every kind and scale.

Title:Building type basics for performing arts facilities
Author:Hugh Hardy
Publisher:Wiley - 2006-02-10


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