Building Type Basics for Banks and Financial Institutions

Building Type Basics for Banks and Financial Institutions

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Essential information for the design of banks and financialinstitutions Building Type Basics for Banks and Financial Institutions isyour one-stop reference for the essential information you need toconfidently begin the design process and successfully complete thedesign for a bank or financial institution, large or small, on timeand within budget. A renowned architect in the field shares hisfirsthand knowledge in order to guide architects, planners, engineers, and their clients through all aspects of the design ofbanking facilities. This comprehensive guide features a number of recentlyconstructed and renovated banksa€”from small neighborhoodbranches to large headquarters. It highlights design issues as wellas planning and zoning, office space versus customer space, andoverall security. Building Type Basics for Banks and Financial Institutions beginswith a basic overview of the history of banking and financialinstitutions, then explores the classic designs of the past alongwith the important considerations involved in building modernbanks, including drive-up lanes, ATM facilities, and high-techteller stations. This quick reference: Addresses key questions that arise when launching a bankingfacility design project Offers insight from an architect with more than forty years ofexperience in the design of more than one hundred banks Provides the best contemporary examples complete withphotographs, diagrams, floor plans, sections, and details Not only does this book offer current, authoritativeinformation, its comprehensive coverage and logical organizationalso save you countless hours of research. Building Type Basics books provide architects with theessentials needed to jump-start specialized facilities design. Eachvolume features leading experts in the field who address the issuesthat shape the early phases of a project in a convenient, easy-to-use format. HOMER L. WILLIAMS, D.ARCH, FAIA, is principal of WilliamsSpurgeon Kuhl a Freshnock Architects (WSKF) in North KansasCity, Missouri. He has more than four decades of experience in thedesign of more than one hundred bank and financial serviceprojects. He is a past president of the National Council ofArchitectural Registration Boards (NCARB), and received hisdoctorate in architecture at the University of Hawaii.Are the types of energy source, electric service, and telephone service suitable? ... a site that is ready for development but need a temporary facility in order to get a head start or stay in business while a new building is being constructed.

Title:Building Type Basics for Banks and Financial Institutions
Author:Homer Williams
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2010-04-05


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