Architectural Programming & Predesign Manager by Robert Hershberger

By Robert Hershberger


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* First publication to give an explanation for programming--the first step within the layout process--in depth
* exhibits tips to properly verify the client's wishes, tastes, and goals
* Covers programming for giant- and small-scale, architectural and inside renovations, and new projects
* 1000's of pictures, drawings, and diagrams express difficulties and suggestions in practice
* presents examples, routines, and whole case reviews: excellent for direction use

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These were the important cul tural, institutional, and human issues for design that were stated in the program and responded to in the design. The architect also valued the home because of its aesthetic and historic qualities. It was a fine old bungalow-type house with red brick walls, hip roofs, porches, eaves, white wood trim, high ceilings, and abundant window areas, all of which provided a sense of quality and history (Fig. 2-19). Figure 2-19 Alleluia: Axial View. : 57 58 Architectural Programming and Predesign Manager The building committee and the architect decided that the new development should reflect the character of the old house.

Even kitchen and bathroom facilities require thoughtful design taking into account functional needs. For example, male architects may lack an understanding of the basic Figure 3-8 Dulles Airport: Exterior. Photo Credit: Howard Olson Figure 3-9 Dulles Airport: Exterior Loading. Photo Credit: Howard Olson Figure 3-10 Dulles Airport: Interior. Photo Credit Howard Olson Values Become Issues 81 80 Architectural Programming and Predesign Manager Figure 3-11 Women's Powder Room. Credit: Carl Okazaki functional requirements for women's toilet facilities (Fig.

The south and north Figure 3-1 Phoenix Central Library. elevations are particularly responsive to site and climate while providing excellent daylighting into the interior. Each of the sections of this chapter will concentrate on one focusing issue of architecture to show its importance. Be aware that other issues came into play during the design of each of these buildings. 1 Human Issues • Functional • Social • Physical • Physiological • Psychological Architecture is a social art. There would be no reason to build, no reason to seek out and analyze a site, to consider any other issue, were it not for some human activity or enterprise needing to be housed in some manner or another.

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