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Checklist of Library Building Design Considerations

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A must-have resource for library planners, librarians, architects, and all members of the design team, this completely revised Checklist will literally walk you through your building and help you to evaluate your current space, analyze each design element as it relates to space and function in the library, make decisions ranging from shelving finishes to technology equipment, and satisfy the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. New to this edition are sections on "green" (environmentally correct) design approaches, assessment of current facilities and alternatives to new construction, young adult and children's spaces, remote storage, and technology advancements.

Table of Contents

Building planning and architecture — Library site selection — General exterior considerations — Interior organization of library buildings — Compliance with ADA accessibility guidelines — Telecommunications, electrical, and miscellaneous equipment — Interior design and finishes — Book stacks and shelving — Building systems — Safety and security — Maintenance of library building and property — Building occupancy and post-occupancy — Groundbreaking and dedication ceremonies.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781122228916
Publisher:
American Library Association
Subject:
Library architecture
Edited by:
William W. Sannwald
Author:
William W. Sannwald
Author:
Sannwald, William W.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings
Subject:
Bibliotháeques
Subject:
Architecture-Drawing and Design
Subject:
Architecture-Types
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Edition Description:
Building new libraries.
Publication Date:
2001
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
183

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