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Space Planning,SP FINAL
Chapter 8, non-residential design focusing on office and retail space
Considerations when Designing Office Space
1 - Allocation
2 - Circulation
3 - Solids and Voids (enclosed spaces and open spaces)
4 - Public/Private
5 - Real Estate
Where each functional area needs to go.
Where do you place private/open offices.
Solids and Voids
Space and functions; separate public areas and private spaces.
Critical Public areas: Arrival/Reception area
Where the most perceived important zones are located and functional spaces placed accordingly.
Space Planning - Circulation
- Straightforward, Efficient.
- Combine and group similar parts and elements.
- Be sensitive to privacy and acoustical needs
- limit circulation when possible, space is expensive
Space Planning -
Bring in natural light
place furniture to protect workers backs