Table of contents for University architecture / Brian Edwards.


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Colour illustrations appear between pages 104 and 105 
Acknowledgements ...........................  vi
Introduction ................................  vii

Part One: The campus
1 Academic mission and campus planning ...... 2
   Defining a university: the challenge of design ....... 2 
   Types of masterplan  .........................  7
   The  effect of time  ..........................  13
   Notes  ...................................  21

2  Masterplans or development frameworks .... 22

3  Picturesque enclosure verus rational planning. 34
   The British campus in the twentieth century: the
   struggle  for identity  .........................  37
   Notes  ...................................  40

4  Practical problems ................... ....  41
    Circulation ...............................  41
    Defining  the  centre  .........................  46
    Skyline  ..................................  47
    Defining  the  edge  ..........................  50
    Establishing the footprint of key buildings ........ 51 
    Computing on campus ......................  53
    Landscape design ................... ......  54
    Environmentalism on the campus .............. 57
    The problem of the inner-city campus .......... 58
    Funding and implementation .................  60
    Note  ....................................  62

5  Sustainable development and the campus .... 63
    The economic impact of universities ............ 65
    Notes  ...................................  68

6  Crime, politics and the university campus .... 69
    Crime on campus  .........................  69
    Managing crime prevention ..................  71
    Birmingham University: a case study of
    crime  prevention  ...........................  72
    The campus as political protest ...............  74
    Notes  ...................................  75




Part Two: Buildings
7  Libraries and learning resource centres ...... 78
   The components of the library .................  80
   Growth and change ................... ..... 82
   Space  standards  .. .........................  83
   Technical factors ...........................  85
   Notes  ...................................  94

8  Laboratories and research buildings......... 95
   Detailed design of laboratories ............... 101
   Notes ..................................  108

9  Special functions: special forms ........... 109
   Sports halls and physical recreation ........... 109
   Lecture theatres  ..........................  112
   Medical schools  ..........................  116
   Note ...............  .................. 118

10 Art, design and music departments ......... 119
    Notes  ..................................  124

11  General teaching space  ..................  125
    Flexibility through building design  ......... ....  125
    Notes  ................ ............. ....  132

12  Student housing  ........................  133
    Housing types .................... ........  136
    Funding and flexibility  ......................  139
    Detail design .............................  141
    Notes .................................. 147

Part Three: Conclusions
13 Why does the unversity campus matter? .... 150
    Design ideals and innovative technologies ....... 150 
    The campus as a work of art .................  151
    The evolution of building types  .... ............ 152
    Experiments in sustainable design .............  152
    Building bridges with the community ........... 154
    New growth, fresh paradigm ...............   154
    The campus of the Future .................... 156
Bibliography  ...............................  159
Illustration acknowledgements ................ 160
Index  .....................................  161





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: College buildings, Campus planning