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University Architecture

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ISBN13:

9780419244400

ISBN10:
0419244409
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
3/2/2001
Publisher(s):
Taylor & Franci
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Summary

This book has been written to highlight the importance of university architecture and is intended as a guide to designers, to those who manage the estate we call the campus, and as an inspiration to students and academic staff.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vi
Introduction vii
Part One: The campus
Academic mission and campus planning
2(20)
Defining a university: the challenge of design
2(5)
Types of masterplan
7(6)
The effect of time
13(8)
Notes
21(1)
Masterplans or development frameworks
22(12)
Picturesque enclosure versus rational planning
34(7)
The British campus in the twentieth century: the struggle for identity
37(3)
Notes
40(1)
Practical problems
41(22)
Circulation
41(5)
Defining the centre
46(1)
Skyline
47(3)
Defining the edge
50(1)
Establishing the footprint of key buildings
51(2)
Computing on campus
53(1)
Landscape design
54(3)
Environmentalism on the campus
57(1)
The problem of the inner-city campus
58(2)
Funding and implementation
60(2)
Note
62(1)
Sustainable development and the campus
63(6)
The economic impact of universities
65(3)
Notes
68(1)
Crime, politics and the university campus
69(9)
Crime on campus
69(2)
Managing crime prevention
71(1)
Birmingham University: a case study of crime prevention
72(2)
The campus as political protest
74(1)
Notes
75(3)
Part Two: Buildings
Libraries and learning resource centres
78(17)
The components of the library
80(2)
Growth and change
82(1)
Space standards
83(2)
Technical factors
85(9)
Notes
94(1)
Laboratories and research buildings
95(14)
Detailed design of laboratories
101(7)
Notes
108(1)
Special functions: special forms
109(10)
Sports halls and physical recreation
109(3)
Lecture theatres
112(4)
Medical schools
116(2)
Note
118(1)
Art, design and music departments
119(6)
Notes
124(1)
General teaching space
125(8)
Flexibility through building design
125(7)
Notes
132(1)
Student housing
133(17)
Housing types
136(3)
Funding and flexibility
139(2)
Detail design
141(6)
Notes
147(3)
Part Three: Conclusions
Why does the university campus matter?
150(9)
Design ideals and innovative technologies
150(1)
The campus as a work of art
151(1)
The evolution of building types
152(1)
Experiments in sustainable design
152(2)
Building bridges with the community
154(1)
New growth, fresh paradigm
154(2)
The campus of the Future
156(3)
Bibliography 159(1)
Illustration acknowledgements 160(1)
Index 161


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