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Building type basics for senior living

Author: Bradford Perkins; J David Hoglund; Douglas King; Eric Cohen
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2004.
Series: Building type basics series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Building Type Basics for Senior Living covers the essentials for the planning and design of housing and care environments for the elderly. Authored by architects whose firm has handled hundreds of such projects, this nuts-and-bolts guide provides need-to-know information on a range of building subtypes, including active adult communities, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living, adult day care,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bradford Perkins; J David Hoglund; Douglas King; Eric Cohen
ISBN: 0471226726 9780471226727
OCLC Number: 702180442
Description: xi, 292 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), plans ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface / Stephen A. Kliment --
1. Program (Predesign) --
2. Project Process and Management --
3. Unique Design Concerns --
4. Site Planning/Parking/Access --
5. Codes --
6. Energy/Environmental Challenges --
7. Structural Systems --
8. Mechanical/Plumbing/Fire-Protection Systems --
9. Electrical and Communications Systems --
10. Special Equipment and Technologies
Series Title: Building type basics series.
Responsibility: Bradford Perkins with J. David Hoglund, Douglas King, Eric Cohen.
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Learn the essentials of designing housing and care environments for the elderly with this volume in The Building Type Basic Series. * Includes material on active retirement communities, continuing  Read more...

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