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Space Planning - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, the instructor will use easy-to-follow language to help you understand information about space planning. Specific topics in this chapter include library and office space planning. After you've finished using the lessons and taking the online self-assessment quizzes, you should have learned the following:
- What the basics of space planning are
- The relationship between interior design and space planning
- How to follow the guidelines needed for office space planning
- Steps for planning spaces in warehouses, and crawl spaces
1. What is Space Planning? - Basics & Architecture
Does your kitchen have an open plan that overlooks your living room? Did this happen by accident? In this lesson, learn what space planning is and explore how it's used in architecture.
2. Interior Design & Space Planning
Space planning is fundamental to interior design. In this lesson, you'll learn why space planning is important, what it means and involves, and how the process works within the phases of design.
3. Office Space Planning: Guidelines & Standards
Office space planning is more than just arranging furniture. Good space planning allows a business's employees to work together in the most efficient way.
4. Library Space Planning
Libraries have been around for a very long time. From the libraries of ancient Mesopotamia to the digital lending libraries of today, libraries have changed and adapted to the needs of the communities they are in. Today's 21st-century library has to offer their neighborhoods more than just books.
5. Warehouse Space Planning
When a business is planning to open, there are many questions that need to be answered. Where will the excess inventory go? It can't all fit in the business. Businesses need well-planned warehouses so they can have a place to store their extra inventory.
6. Crawl Space Planning
This lesson discusses crawl spaces in home planning and construction. Specific topics include the decision to build a crawl space instead of a basement, types of crawl spaces, and environmental concerns with crawl space design.
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