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Building Type Basics for Justice Facilities
by Todd S. Phillips

The fastest way to straighten out the learning curve on specialized design projects.

Building Type Basics books provide architects with the essentials they need to jump-start the design of a variety of specialized facilities.

In each volume, leading national figures in the field address the key questions that shape the early phases of a project commission. The answers to these questions provide instant information in a convenient, easy-to-use format. The result is an excellent, hands-on reference that puts critical information at your fingertips.

Building Type Basics for Justice Facilities provides in-depth information that is essential to initiate designs for a variety of justice facilities, including law enforcement, adult detention, courts, corrections, juvenile and family justice, and multi-occupancy facilities. Filled with project photos, diagrams, floor plans, sections, and details, it combines in-depth coverage of the structural, mechanical, energy, cost information, safety and security issues that are unique to justice facilities with the nuts-and-bolts design guidelines that will start any project off on the right track and keep it there through completion.

Contents

  1. Types
    1. Introduction
    2. Law Enforcement Facilities
    3. Adult Detention Facilities
    4. Courthouse Facilities
    5. Adult Correctional Facilities
    6. Juvenile and Family Justice Facilities
    7. Multi-occupant Facilities

  2. Systems and Issues
    1. Lighting and Acoustics
    2. Mechanical, Electrical, and Structural Systems
    3. Specialty Systems
    4. Security Systems
    5. Costs, Financing, and Project Delivery

Appendix: Space Requirements for Justice Facilities
Index

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