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ERIC Number: ED017119
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Nov
Pages: 55
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HIGH RISE OR LOW RISE. A STUDY OF DECISION FACTORS IN RESIDENCE HALLS PLANNING.
Educational Facilities Labs., Inc., New York, NY.; University Facilities Research Center, Madison, WI.
THE PURPOSE OF THIS REPORT IS TO SERVE COLLEGE OFFICIALS, HOUSING ADMINISTRATORS, PLANNING GROUPS AND ARCHITECTS BY FOCUSING ON THE DECISION FACTORS WHICH RELATE TO HIGH-RISE AND LOW-RISE STUDENT HOUSING. DECISION FACTORS INCLUDE--(1) LAND USE IMPLICATIONS, (2) SITE REQUIREMENTS--BUILDING CODES, SUB-SOIL CONSIDERATIONS, NATURAL TERRAIN, ACCESSIBILITY, OUTDOOR AREAS, CAMPUS PLAN, GROWTH PATTERN, (3) COST IMPLICATIONS, (4) OPPORTUNITIES FOR CUMULATIVE SAVINGS, (5) TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS--BUILDING MATERIALS, SUCH MECHANICAL SERVICES AS PLUMBING, ELECTRICITY, (6) TRAFFIC REQUIREMENTS, (7) COMMON FACILITIES AND SERVICES, (8) OPERATIONAL FACTORS--MANAGERIAL SUPERVISION, HOUSEKEEPING, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR, (9) SIZE AND INSTITUTIONAL BIGNESS, AND (10) SOCIOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS. APPENDICES DISCUSS--(1) COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF HIGH-RISE VS. LOW-RISE DESIGN, (2) HEIGHT OF HIGH-RISE, (3) PROGRAM STATEMENT FOR ST. OLAF COLLEGE, AND (4) CHECKLIST FOR RESIDENCE HALL PLANNING. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Educational Facilities Labs., Inc., New York, NY.; University Facilities Research Center, Madison, WI.
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