Professional Practice in Facility Programming

Professional Practice in Facility Programming

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This compelling resource, which was first published in 1993, was the first book on facility programming to design parameters and specifications over a broad range of project types. The book's practical, how-to approach is exceedingly beneficial to professionals and students involved with a wide variety of building types - from corporate facilities, to parks, day care centres, health centres, and correctional facilities. It also covers the fine points of working with clients. The contributors provide real-world case studies, endowing the reader with the tools necessary to reap a deeper understanding and a more critical assessment of the major programming approaches today. Professional Practice in Facility Programming is a uniquely current, self-contained resource that will prove invaluable to a wide cross-section of practitioners and more

Product details

  • Paperback | 564 pages
  • 174 x 246mm | 1,002g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138859729
  • 9781138859722

Table of contents

Preface; Contributors; Introduction; Part 1: New Developments in Facility Programming; 1. Strategic Asset Management: An Expanded Role for Facility Programmers 2. Applying the Problem-Seeking Approach to Engineering Programming 3. NCR Corporation Worldwide Facilities Design Guideline 4. Facilities Managers and New Developments: The Experience of Broadgate and Stockley Park 5. Computer Usage in Facility Programming 6. Participating Programming of Campus Child-Care Facilities 7. Programming Office Space: Adaptive Re-Use of the H-E-B Arsenal Headquarters; Part 2: Programming Case Studies; 8. Interior Programming: Stacking, and Blocking for Society National Bank 9. Programming: The Third Dimension 10. Programming Processes for Military Health Care Facilities 11. The Fit-Up for the World Headquarters of British Petroleum Company plc 12. Facility Master Plan for Mattel Toys Worldwide Headquarters 13. A Facility Planning Framework for Programming the Office Environment 14. Planning for a Captive Audience: Approaches and Problems in Programming Correctional Facilities; Part 3: Issues in Facility Programming; 15. The Impact of the Client Organization on the Programming Process 16. The Role of the Programmer as Interpreter and Translator 17. Creating Decision-Support Systems 18. Research-Based Programming and Design 19. Programming for Safety 20. Programming Architectural Security in Facilities 21. Programming Considerations for Energy Conservation; Epilogue; Indexshow more