Building Type Basics for Recreational Facilities

  • ID: 2210379
  • Book
  • 272 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The fastest way to straighten out the learning curve on specialized design projects

"The 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."
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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 Recreational Facilities is a thorough primer for architects on the design of recreational facilities, including golf and country clubhouses; tennis, aquatic, skiing, and equestrian support facilities; and spas and fitness centers. It offers step–by–step coverage of the basics of programming, designing, and planning recreational facilities including both new construction and renovation projects.

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Preface (Stephen A. Kliment).

Acknowledgments.

1. Introduction.

PART I: RECREATIONAL SPORTS FACILITIES.

2. Golf.

3. Aquatics.

4. Boating.

5. Handball, Racquetball, Squash, and Indoor Tennis.

6. Skiing and Winter Sports.

7. Equestrian Facilities.

8. Extreme Action Sports.

PART II: FITNESS AND SPA FACILITIES.

9. Fitness and Wellness.

10. Spa and Salon.

PART III: ENRICHMENT AND DINING.

11. Lifelong Learning and Enrichment.

12. Dining.

PART IV: FEASIBILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY.

13. Feasibility Ralph Stewart Bowden.

14. Sustainable Design Mark A. Diedrich.

Appendix: Amenity Facility Program Outline.

Glossary.

Bibliography and References.

Index.

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Richard J. Diedrich
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