Gather Building Program Information

Determine collection methods

  1. Best methods to collect each type of material from owner identified: interviews, meetings, questionnaires, form letters, phone calls, emails, website visits

Gather building program info

  1. All architectural program requirements identified: size and types of spaces, functional relationships, environmental requirements, design requirements and expectations, integration with existing facilities, demolition of existing facilities, future uses, tenant uses

Gather building program requirements

  1. Methods to collect and record program requirements identified: interviews, meetings, questionnaires, form letters, phone calls, emails, website visits
  2. All architectural program requirements documented: size and types of spaces, functional relationships, environmental requirements, design requirements and expectations, integration with existing facilities, demolition of existing facilities, future uses, tenant uses, budgets
  3. Documentation format agrees with requirements: contract, owner preferences, office standards
  4. Program requirements approved by all parties: owner, tenants, review boards, consultants

Gather building type requirements

  1. All apartment requirements identified: number and types of units, parking requirements, room sizes
  2. All office facility requirements identified: number and types of offices, ancillary spaces, parking requirements, room sizes
  3. All single family residence requirements identified: types and sizes of rooms, parking requirements
  4. All school facility requirements identified: number and types of classrooms, ancillary spaces, parking requirements, room sizes

Gather specific requirements for each room type

  1. All bathroom requirements identified: number and types of fixtures, accessories
  2. All kitchen requirements identified: number and types of appliances, cabinets
  3. All other room type requirements identified

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