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Ch 6: Space Planning

About This Chapter

If you have an interest in learning much more about space planning, this chapter was made for you. In an effort to improve your grades or prepare for an exam, this chapter can help you obtain those goals.

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

6 Lessons in Chapter 6: Space Planning
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What is Space Planning? - Basics & Architecture

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.

Interior Design & Space Planning

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.

Office Space Planning: Guidelines & Standards

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.

Library Space Planning

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.

Warehouse Space Planning

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.

Crawl Space Planning

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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