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ERIC Number: ED035193
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Feb
Reference Count: 0
A Community Facilities Center with Fallout Shelter as Dual Purpose Space.
Office of Civil Defense (DOD), Washington, DC.
A presentation is made of five award-winning designs for a fireproof community recreation facility, on a selected site in New York City, incorporating a fallout shelter as a dual-purpose space. Graphic illustrations are given of the award winning designs, each of which used one of the following solutions--(1) the fallout structure above grade with minimum open land saved, (2) the fallout structure above grade with varied levels to provide more open land areas, and (3) the major portion of the structure below grade with stepped roof levels above grade to provide maximum open land area. (FS)
Descriptors: Architectural Character, Building Design, Civil Defense, Community Resources, Facility Case Studies, Fallout Shelters, Fire Protection, Flexible Facilities, Recreational Facilities
Office of Civil Defense, Dept. of Defense, Washington, D.C.
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: American Inst. of Architects, Washington, DC.; Office of Civil Defense (DOD), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Office of Civil Defense (DOD), Washington, DC.
Note: The 37th Annual Competition of the Brooklyn Chapter of the American Institute of Architects