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ERIC Number: ED014844
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1960-May-1
Pages: 26
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Reference Count: 0
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EFFICIENT OPERATION AND ECONOMICAL EXPANSION OF UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING FACILITIES OF URBAN UNIVERSITIES. FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS BASED ON A CASE STUDY OF DREXEL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.
WOOD, FREDERIC D.
INFORMATION CONCERNING EFFICIENT PLANT OPERATION AND ECONOMIC FACILITY EXPANSION TO BEST ACCOMMODATE INCREASED STUDENT ENROLLMENTS AT URBAN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES WAS GENERATED FROM A CASE STUDY OF THE DREXEL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. GENERAL AREAS INVESTIGATED WERE--(1) SPACE REQUIREMENTS WHICH WILL MEET ANTICIPATED INCREASES IN ENROLLMENT, (2) SPACE ARRANGEMENT FOR INTENSIVE AND EFFICIENT UTILIZATION OF THE PHYSICAL PLANT, (3) USE OF MULTI-STORY BUILDINGS TO COMPENSATE FOR HIGH LAND COSTS, (4) ECONOMICS OF BUILDING UNITS WHICH CAN LATER BE EXPANDED VERTICALLY, (5) POSSIBLE CONVERSION OF ADJACENT BUILDINGS, (6) PHASING OF FINANCING AND CONSTRUCTION WITH REGARD TO INFLATION, AND (7) PROVISION FOR SATISFACTORY PARKING. A METHODOLOGY FOR DETERMINING FUTURE SPACE REQUIREMENTS WAS DEVELOPED AND USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH SEVERAL PLANNING AND FEASIBILITY STUDIES TO DEVELOP SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DREXEL INSTITUTE. INCLUDED ARE TABLES ON ALTERNATIVES FOR NEW BUILDING DEVELOPMENT, AND AN EXHIBIT OF THE FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE FACILITIES REQUIREMENTS METHODOLOGY. (BH)
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Identifiers: Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)