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School of the arts, Auraria Higher Education Center, Denver, Colorado

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Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree, Master of Architecture, College of Architecture and Planning.
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ADRARIA EIGEEF EDUCATION CENTER DENVER, COLORADO
AN AF.CEITECTURAL TEESIS PRESENTED TO TEE CCLLFCE OF DESIGN AND PLANNING, UNIVERSITY OF COLOR./DO A DENVER IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF TEE REQUIREMENT FOE TEE DEGEEE OF MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE
JULIE D. WILSON SPRING 1987
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Julie D. Wilson
is approved.
John Novack, Principal Advisor
University of Colorado at Denver Spring, 1987


TABLE OF CONTENT?
I. Introduction
Thesis Proposal Thesis Statement
II. Goals and Objectives
Design Considerations Program Summary Massing Summary Architectural Character
III. Background
History of the Site Auraria Concept
IV. Site Influences
Summary of the Auraria Masterplan Statistical Data Site Description Access Topography Configuration Spatial Hierarchy Massing Views Noise
Vegetation
Utilities
Architectural Context Soils Report Code Analysis
Zoning Ordinances Building Codes Climatic Analysis
V. Program
Space Allocation Adjacency Matrices Spatial Descriptions
VI. Bibliography Appendix
Theater Design Criteria
VII


THESIS PROPOSAL
Denver is a centrally-located city with the potential for becoming a major metropolis. In the past, this coal has been hindered by a number of economic bcom and bust cycles in which the city grew rapidly without a future-oriented
plan. This has resulted in a general lack of continuity within the urban fabric. Thus, if Denver is to reach its goal of becoming a business hub, citizens and planners must implement a plan for the future that will provide for a
diversified economic base and controlled growth pattern.
A diversification of the economic base depends on the
city's ability to attract new business. feveral factors
are important to the marketability of this concept. One
such factor is that of social and cultural events. The proposal for a fchool of the Arts enhances the cultural needs of Denver, and therefore, becomes an integral part of the urban fabric.
The site for the Pchool of the Arts is located on the
Auraria campus between the streets of Lawrence and Larimer, and Eighth and Ninth. The Auraria campus is a unique element to Denver because it offers businessmen and
residents an opportunity to further their education without leaving the city. The scope of this proposal further reinforces the connection of the campus to the city by including a theater for art, music and drama. The
projected size of this project is approximately 75,000 souare feet.


BUILDING LOCATIONS
BACKGROUND
Existing structures are heavily utilized. The campus has an FTE ratio of
approximately 45 sq. ft./student. Most
Colorado campuses have a ratio of over 127 sq. ft./student. Over the last five years, there has been a general increase in enrollment. The space demands are severe.
Numerous sites, however, are available for new construction because of the low land use density.
Future building site selection was based on six criteria. They are:
. anticipated need
. relation to existing function
. relation to parking and vehicular access
. land availability campus spatial and view enhancement . Priorities for development were based
on need and potential for financing.
PROBLEMS
. Existing building massing results in poorly defined and uninteresting spaces.
Entrances are ill defined and not closely related to pedestrian spaces or walkways.
. Interiors are mundane and not related to exterior spaces.




OBJECTIVES
First Priority
1. Historic Park Extension: The Historic Park is extended to St. Cajetans and Lawrence Street. Historic structures from the metropolitan area are moved to the site and renovated for special campus uses. Privately funded.
2. Classroom Building I: The building is close to related functions and parking. Its massing enhances the Historic Park. State funded 85,000 to
145.000 sq. ft.
3. Student Center Enhancement: Student Government, conference and retail space is added to the existing facility. Student funded to 30,000 sq. ft.
4. Science Building Addition: Laboratory, office and classroom overflow is housed in this structure. Lawrence Street is enhanced. State funded
70.000 to 120,000 sq. ft.
5. Library Addition: Administrative,
storage and stack space is added. Lawrence Street is enhanced. State funded 45,000 to 110,000 sq. ft.
6. Physical Education Addition: Racket-ball, gymnasium, multi-use and administrative spaces are added. State or student funded 18,000 to
28.000 sq. ft.
7. Campus Support Addition: Office and storage space is added to Business Services, Public Safety and Physical Plant Facilities. State funded 8,000 to 12,000 sq. ft.
Second Priority
8. Replacement Facility Addition: Offices and classrooms supporting
the existing facility are included. Physical education functions are possible. The Larimer connection is enhanced. State or private funding
52.000 to 87,000 sq. ft.
9. Fine Arts Building: Offices, theaters and classrooms are to be included. The site is close to parking, vehicular access and pedestrian concentrations. A major access to the campus is created. State funded 168,000 to 272,000 sq. ft.
10. Classroom Building II: Office,
laboratories and classrooms are
included. The Historic Park is
enhanced. The Campus core is defined and Child Care facilities are linked to other campus buildings. State funded
85.000 to 145,000 sq. ft.
11. Classroom Building III/Conference
Center: Offices, laboratories and
classrooms are included. A focal point and entrance to the campus is created. The campus, Speer, and CBD space is enhanced. State funded 79,000 to
131.000 sq. ft.
Possible Locations
12. Tennis Courts: Facilities relating to the campus, Platte Valley, Tivoli and playing fields are appropriate. The 10th Street walkway is enhanced.
13. South Classroom Plaza: Offices,
classrooms and laboratories are appropriate. An activity generator and scale giver is provided. A 10th Street entrance to the campus is defined.
14. West Classroom Green Space: Offices, classrooms and laboratories are appropriate. This is presently a pleasant space and is a low priority for development. The structure enhances the 10th Street walkway.
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PRIVATE VEHICLES & PARKING
BACKGROUND
Vehicular access and parking capacity are being dramatically altered. This is because of new campus construction, the new Auraria Parkway and parking requirements by Tivoli. These changes will be expensive because of the project magnitude. An opportunity, however, is created to greatly enhance and pedestrianize the campus.
PROBLEMS
. Heavy traffic flows bisect the campus.
. Campus entrances are difficult to find.
. There are no centralized identifiable
information booths.
. Motorists mistake secondary entrances
for main entrances.
. Parking lots are not efficient.
. Stacking for parking lots flows onto
city streets.
. Handicapped lots are poorly defined
and not sized for demand.




OBJECTIVES
Private Vehicular Circulation
1. Heavy traffic flows should be kept to the perimeter of the campus.
2. The main vehicular entrance to the
campus should be from 7th Street, at Lawrence. ,
3. Main vehicular entrances to Tivoli should be from 7th along relocated Walnut and from Wazee/Auraria Parkway along 9th Street.
4. Secondary entrances should be on St. Francis Way from Speer and on 9th from Col fax.
5. Vehicular access to Physical Plant, Public Safety and Business Services is from Lawrence and from a service road bordering 6th Street behind the facilities.
Parking
. Internal streets should be closed and parking lots consolidated.
. Primary entrances to parking lots
should be off of 7th and 8th Street.
. Short term lots should be located
close to the campus core.
. Parking lots should be planned to
divert traffic from downtown streets and to discourage parking on streets in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.
. There should be a continued effort to share parking lots with McNichols Arena and Mile High Stadium.
. Surface lots should be planned and
designed to accommodate future parking structures.
. Lots should be planned to maximize
pedestrian and vehicular separation.
. Stacking space at parking booths
should be created within the lots.
. Parked cars should be screened from view whenever possible.
. Handicapped lots should be dispersed and located close to the campus core.
. Visitor parking should be provided at 9th Street, Lawrence and St. Francis Way.
. Handicapped lots should be sized to fit demand.
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SERVICE & MASS TRANSIT VEHICLES
bACKGROUNU
Mass transit and efficient building servicing become more critical issues as congestion increases, parking lots are lost and land use density increases. Mass transit capacity should be increased. The possibility of new systems explored. Service vehicle routing should be defined and made more efficient. >
PROBLEMS
. Bus routes bisect the campus causing noise, pollution and pedestrian conflicts.
. Bus staging is not adequate.
. The tour bus stop at the Historic Park is inappropriately located next to high toddler and preschooler traffic.
. Building service routes are confusing.
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OBJECTIVES
Bus Transit
1. Through bus traffic should be kept to the periphery of the campus.
2. Bus stops should be located on the 10th Street Mall at Colfax and Wazee and at Lawrence and 8th Street.
3. Sightseeing buses for the Historic Park should use the Lawrence Street stop.
4. The bus staging area should be located west of 7th Street with easy access to restrooms and planned to minimize back tracking on bus routes.
Shuttle Transit
5. A bus shuttle serving Tivoli and the 16th Street Mall should be limited to Larimer Street east of 10th Street.
6. At least two stops, Tivoli and 12th Street, should be located on campus.
7. A shuttle or mass transit system should be provided to connect the campus to the stadium complex.
Service Vehicles
8. A continuous service loop should be developed to connect loading docks off all campus buildings.
9. The loop should be planned to minimize pedestrian service vehicle conflicts.
10. The entrance to the loop should be at 9th Street and Colfax.
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SPATIAL ANALYSIS
BACKGRUUNU
The site of the original campus was at one time the urban center of the metropolitan area. Characteristically, streets and walkways were constructed in a grid pattern. Structures were multi-functional with many entrances fronting the street and generating significant amounts of pedestrian activity.
The grid was maintained when the campus was constructed. However, the traditional building concept was ignored. Buildings were not oriented toward the street but instead toward corners. The conflicting concepts resulted in spaces that never reached their functional or aesthetic potential. The situation was further undermined when landscaping budgets were reduced.
PROBLEMS
. Exterior spaces are nondescript and
mold together with little variation or excitement.
. There is little or no relation to the
size of the spaces. and how they are used or how much they are used.
. There is little relation between building entrances and the orientation, size or character of adjoining spaces.
. There is little variation in the scale of spaces.
. There is a lack of a comfortable human scale.
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OBJECTIVES
Active Spaces
1. Tivoli Plaza: A space that func-
tionally connects Tivoli and the Student Center. Sidewalk cafes are developed.
2. Lawrence Street Mall: A linear space relating closely to numerous entrances and functions bordering the space. The space is narrowed by structures that give the space a human scale.
3. Auraria Square: The major activity area of the campus. Special exterior activities; i.e., an amphitheater should be constructed in this square.
4. Campus Entrance: The major entrance to the campus is on Lawrence. It includes bus stops and visitor pick up. Secondary entrances are created to the Fine Arts building and the Historic Park.
5. St. Elizabeths Square: The space is opened up and its edges defined by landscaping. The space is oriented toward St. Elizabeths. Entrances to adjoining buildings are defined.
Passive Spaces
6. Playing Fields: The large grass area is left open and expanded toward the city. Landscaping defines edges and activities.
7. Replacement Plaza: A light quiet space is created for studying and the intersection of walkways. Solar exposure is an important planning feature.
8. Science Square: similar to Replacement Plaza.
9. St. Francis Square: A quiet place for meeting and studying. Landscaping is Informal.
10. South Classroom Plaza: A quiet plaza reduced in scale. Building entrances are defined.
11. 9th Street Historic Park: similar to St. Francis Square.
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VIEW PLANES
BACKGROUND
View planes are defined as views of significant structures and spaces. Such views provide interest and a sense of direction. A view plane consists of a terminus what is seen. And, it also consists of a space from which the terminus is observed. Some view planes exist entirely within the campus. Others extend off the campus.
View planes were established when the campus was first developed. Over the years there has been infringement on some of these planes as landscaping matured. As new development occurs, there is a potential to enhance and supplement the original view planes.
PROBLEMS
. Some view planes are ill defined, uninteresting or interrupted.
. Potential view planes were never developed.
. Some pathways seem endless and give the impression that a pedestrian can only reach his destination with great effort.




OBJECTIVES
Major Existing Adequate View Planes
1. Tivoli from Speer and Tivoli to CBD. the
2. Auraria Replacement Building Larimer. from
3. Emmanuel Gallery from Lawrence.
4. Tivoli from 10th Street and Lawrence.
5. DCPA from Arapahoe.
6. The Capitol from St. Elizabeths.
Major View Planes to be Improved
7. Tivoli from 7th.and 8th Streets.
8. Tivoli from St. Cajetans and Cajetans from Tivoli. St.
9. St. Cajetans from 10th Street.
10. St. Elizabeths from 10th Street.
11. St. Elizabeths from Arapahoe and the CBD.
12. 9th Street to the 10th Street kiosk on Arapahoe.
Major New View Planes
13. 10th Street in both directions toward Wazee and Colfax.
14. Lawrence in both directions toward Speer and 8th Street.
15. 9th Street Historic Park in both directions toward Colfax and Lawrence.
16. 7th Street toward the campus on Lawrence.
Minor New View Planes
17. Both directions on 11th Street from Lawrence.
18. From the Colfax Speer intersection toward St. Francis Way and Champa.
19. Both directions on the service road behind St. Elizabeths.
2U. Both directions on the service road behind the 9th Street Historic Park.
21. From the Historic Park toward the West Classroom building.
22. From Colfax toward access points on the campus.
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LANDSCAPING
BACKGROUND
During construction much of the existing landscaping was destroyed. Existing vegetation and site furnishings in the Historic Park were preserved and supplemented with historic plant materials. New buildings had to be relandscaped on a very limited budget.
A site development master plan was produced and landscaping recommendations were based on planting specific plants around specific buildings. The plan did not present an overall campus concept. Walkways, the urban grid and campus grid were ignored. The landscape designs around each building were almost identical. The result created a pleasant landscape but one with little variety or interest.
PROBLEMS
. The campus lacks defined landscaped
edges and entrances.
. Parking lots are poorly and inconsistently landscaped.
. Landscaping does not relate to street
or building forms or to building entrances.
. Landscape treatments do not provide
spatial definition or variety.
. The Historic Park landscaping is not
defined.
. There is a lack of variety in the area and height of mass plantings.
. Formal and informal plantings are not
distinct.
. Plant selections do not adequately
contribute to winter interest.
. In many situations, plants are over-
crowded, conflict with light standards and interrupt view planes.
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OBJECTIVES
. Use landscaping to define the edges
and entrances to the campus.
. Create a continuity between campus
landscaping and the landscaping of adjacent communities.
. Landscape planning and design should
conform to appropriate city policies.
. An open grass area softened by tree
clusters should be developed along Speer. This is the symbolic front door to the city.
. An informal park setting should be
created connecting the Historic Park to Speer and Colfax.
. A formal street landscape and canopy
should be created along the campus grid. Formality should be softened by meandering drifts of shrub planting.
. A variety of experiences should be
created; i.e., formal verses informal, hard verses soft, masses verses specimens, large mass planting verses small mass planting, open grass areas verses heavy planted areas.
. The campus should have an image of an urban park.
. Landscaping should accentuate pedes-
trian spaces and walkways and not block lines of pedestrian movement.
. Landscaping should accentuate
entrances to buildings.
. Landscaping should articulate
vehicular paths and parking lots.
. Trees bordering parking lots should be trimmed to allow views below branches.
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Shrubs bordering parking lots should be trimmed to allow views over foilage.
Relocate trees infringing on view planes or trees damaged by overcrowding.
Maintain the historical landscape concept on 9th Street.
Avoid dense landscaping that creates areas of concealment.
Earth berms should be large and natural and used to direct pedestrian traffic and where appropriate, screen parking. Security problems should not be created by berm heights.
Predominant landscaping should be of a heavier textured foliage.
Vary the massing of the planting.
Emphasize the winter appearance of landscaping. It is the time when the campus is most heavily used.
Avoid smaller trees in large open spaces. The size of the plant should reflect the scale of the space.
Limit the palette of materials.
Select materials which are hardy, long lasting and easily maintained.


PEDESTRIAN CIRCULATION
BACKGROUND
Existing pedestrian activity is centered around the intersection of Lawrence and 10th Streets. The amount of pedestrian traffic is greatly reduced at the edges of the campus. This situation is expected to continue into the future.
Primary goals are to pedestrianize the core of the campus, reduce vehicular-pedestrian conflicts, make strong connections to the surrounding community and enhance the visual experience for the pedestrian.
PROBLEMS
. Pedestrian connections to surrounding
neighborhoods are not adequate.
. Pedestrian spaces and walkways are
frequently unrelated to building interior and entrances.
. Pedestrian crosswalks across vehicular
paving is poorly defined.
. There are an excessive number of
bollards.
. Pedestrian trips are uninteresting.
. Street furnishings; i.e., bike racks,
kiosks, seating, are poorly sited.
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OBJECTIVES Auraria Square
The space Is the existing and proposed pedestrian hub of the campus. Existing building functions generate activity in this space. Future functions do the same.
Major Pedestrian Connections
1. 10th Street Walkway connects the campus to Colfax, TivoTi and Platte Valley. It carries pedestrians from bus stops and to a majority of building entrances. The pedestrian experience is enhanced by improved views and street furnishings.
2. Arapahoe Way is a major connection between parking and campus facilities. It is a distributor of people more than it is an event.
Secondary Pedestrian
3. Larimer Street Mall connects Larimer Square and Tivoli retail. A shuttle bus service is provided. The pedestrian trip is made eventful and enhanced when new structures along Larimer are developed.
4. Larimer walkway connects Larimer Square, Lawrence Street Mall and Auraria Square. The trip is enhanced as pedestrians are routed through an open green space, under an entry arch, through a passive green space and a building and then into an active mall.
5. Lawrence Street Mall connects the CBD and Auraria Square. It is the shortest and easiest connection to the 16th Street Mall. It is an active space enhanced by appropriate functions and street furnishings.
6. 9th Street Park connects Tivoli, St. Cajetans and the Historic Park. It is the major connector of historical structures and its development reflects that importance.
7. Historic Park crosswalk connects parking and classroom facilities. As new structures are developed, pedestrian traffic will increase. It is a pedestrian distributor.
Major Campus Entrances
8. A pedestrian and a shuttle bus entrance between the Replacement Building and Larimer Square.
9. A pedestrian link between the Lawrence Street Mall and Lawrence Street in the CBD.
10. A major vehicular and minor pedestrian entrance between St. Francis Way and Speer.
11. A pedestrian entrance and bus stop connecting 10th Street Mall, Colfax and the surrounding community.
12. An entrance for vehicles and pedestrians at 9th and Colfax.
13. A vehicular and pedestrian entrance at Curtis and the Historic Park.
^14. A vehicular and pedestrian transition at 8th Street and Lawrence.
15. The main entrance to Tivoli at 9th Street and relocated Walnut.
16. An entrance and bus stop between the 10th Street Mall and Wazee is a major gateway between the campus and Platte Valley.
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DESIGN GUIDELINES
BACKGROUND
Guidelines were developed in the early
stages of campus planning. Present campus
character and continuity is a result of adherence to those standards.
The original guidelines, however, were not comprehensive. The campus changed, vegetation grew and new products were
required. The campus began to lose its cohesiveness.
PROBLEMS
. Vehicular pavement profiles are
excessive.
. Curb details are inconsistent.
. The number of pedestrian surfaces is excessive (over 10 used campus wide).
. There is a general lack of campus
standards for site furnishings.
. Four types of visually and functionally inappropriate trash receptacles are
used. None of which conform to the original campus standard.
. Planter design is inconsistent and
bears no relationship to surrounding
environments.
. Telephone booths are visually obtrusive.
. Bike racks are of inconsistent design.
. Landscaped berms are not natural and
frequently not appropriately located.
. Surface drainage in certain areas is
not adequate.
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OBJECTIVES
BUILDINGS
Three styles of buildings exist in the campus core: Historical structures,
contemporary (St. Francis Center and Library) and campus standard. New construction designated as campus standard is to conform to specific guidelines.
1. Height limit: 55 feet.
2. Structural bay: 30' x 30' with round columns.
3. Exterior surfaces: over sized red
brick and where appropriate exposed concrete structure.
4. Fenestration: glass doors with brown door and window frames.
5. Roofs: built up roofs with red gravel and minimal mechanical.
VEHICLES
1. Paving
. Private vehicular: full depth asphalt,
with crown. Drainage to gutters at intersection. Eleven foot driving lanes not including gutters.
. Service and shuttle vehicles: full
depth asphalt without crown. Sheet drainage to catch basins and landscaped areas. Eleven foot driving lanes not including gutters.
. Service loading areas: concrete.
. Intersections: designed to allow
25'-0" turning radius.
. Parking areas: full depth asphalt,
sheet drained. Parking stalls are 9 x 19 with 22'-0" driving lanes. Lots are designed for easy maintenance and snow removal.
2. Curbs
. Private vehicular: city standard
concrete curb and gutter.
. Service vehicular: city standard
concrete curbs and gutter or concrete or paver apron flush with paved surface.
. Parking lots: city standard curb with no
gutter. Wheel stops used at parking stalls.
. Historic Park: traditional flagstone
with no gutter.
. Planters: concrete. Special design to
fit situation.
3. Bollards/Barriers
. Metal used primarily to separate
pedestrian and vehicles. Located on streets and walks. Both movable and fixed.
. Concrete used to separate vehicles and
pedestrians, provide interest and define spaces and pedestrian movements. Fixed and located on walks.
4. Control Structures and Gates
. Moveable: no standard.
. Permanent: no standard.
5. Dumpsters
. Truck loaded: no standard.
. Hand loaded: no standard.
6. Signs
. Campus designation signs: used at
corners to campus. Auraria colors with light background and dark letters. Vertical and three sided.
. Entrance and information signs: used at
secondary campus entrances and at special places on campus. Auraria colors with light background and dark letters. Horizontal and two sided.
. Parking lots: used at entrances to
parking lots. Auraria colors with light background and dark letters. Vertical and four sided.
PEDESTRIANS 1. Paving
. Major walks: used for heavier pedestrian flows. Concrete 8'-0" wide with broom finish.
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ST ATI FTICAL DATA
I. ENROLLMENT: 27,000 plus students.
A. Approximately 1,000 foreign students from more than 50 countries
II. AGE:
A. Range: 18 to 00 years
B. Average: 27 years
III. STUDENT B ACKGROUNDS:
A. Recent high school graduates, housewives, returning college students, working professionals, and vocational students
IV. SITE:
A. 38 blocks in lower downtown Denver










Utility
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SEWER
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The Tivoli Brewery, with its 114-foot mansard tower, presently stands as an impressive terminus to Larimer Street. The original building was established in 1864 as the Colorado Brewery and was expanded in 1882 to include the Sociale Turn Hall and Opera House. In 1972, the building was declared a landmark to prevent its demolition under the Denver Urban Renewal Authority.
One year later, Tivoli was given to the Auraria Higher Education Center and is presently under a 62-year lease to a private developer. The restoration of Tivoli was completed in 1985, and has resulted in the creation of an on-campus retail emporium with distinctive boutiques, restaurant and theaters.


Larimer Ftreet is a significant commercial, residential, educational and cultural thoroughfare for the City of Denver. Tracing its origins LacI; to the establishment of Denver City, this street has undergone several major transitions. In the late 1800's, Larimer was the major hub for elite hotels, upper class housing and city government. This image was soon shattered in the early lDCC's when existing businesses were replaced by bars and a transient, unemployed population. In the early lP70's, the Denver Urban Renewal Authority proposed plans to reinstate the vitality of this street. The result of this plan is a variety of Ifth century renovations, 20th century office towers, a riverfront pari; and an education center within the boundaries of the metropolitan area.


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The Replacement Facility, which is now under construction, will relocate facilities presently housed in the East Classroom. The 257,000 square foot structure is the largest single facility ever built in the history of Colorado higher education. The major design objective for this new facility is to create a gateway to the campus. The Architectural Firm of Hoover-Berg-Desmond, responded to this need by creating a curved, semi-transparent wall and a cloistered green courtyard along Larimer Street.


The Emmanuel Gallery was constructed in 107/! and is the oldest church in the city of Denver. Originally, this small chapel was an Episcopalian church vlich was later converted into a synagogue. In the early 1970's, the church faced demolition along with its surrounding neighborhood, but was declared a historic landmark and given to Auraria Higher Education center. Today, the chapel is used as a student art gallery. The facade of the gallery is a rough-cut stone and the architectural style is a combination of Pomanesque and Gothic.


One of the major problems, as identified in the recent masterplan for Auraria, is the heavy traffic flow which presently bisects the campus at Lawrence Street. The response to this problem is a linear pedestrian space called the 'Lawrence Street Mall'. A human scale will be provided in part by narrowing the street with the addition of several new structures. Tie Lawrence Street Hall, like the Larimer Street flail, will remain an important link to the city.
The proposed masterplan for the campus, as presented by the Auraria Higher Education Center, includes the definition of a new central node called 'Auraria Square'. A recent analysis found that the exterior spaces of the campus generally lack variety and scale. Thus, Auraria Square will redefine the space adjacent to the Student Center and St. Cajetan's Church to a pedestrian plaza. This major activity node is to include an amphitheater along with seating, landscaping and food vendors.


ZONING CHECK
The Auraria Higher Education Center is an entity of the State of Colorado, and thus is not required to conform to the Denver Zoning Ordinance. Design review is subject to the Auraria Higher Education Center.


BUILDING CODE CHECK
APPLICABLE CODE: Denver Building Code
FIRE ZONE: Fire Zone Three
OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION: A-l (Table 5A, Page 37)
DESCRIPTION: Any assembly building with a stage and
an occupant load of 1,000 or more in the building.
CONSTRUCTION TYPE: Type II (Chapter 19)
MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE FLOOR AREA: 29,000 s.f., Fire Resistive. (Table 5C, Page 41)
If adjacent to open areas on two sides:
If public ways extend more than 20 feet along the side of the building, then an increase of 1.25 percent may be used for each lineal foot exceeding the 20 feet minimum. (Section 506, Page 32) If adjacent to open area on three sides:
If public ways extend more than 20 feet along the side of the building, then an increase of 2.5 percent may be used for each lineal foot exceeding the 20 feet minimum. (Section 506, Page 32) If over one story: 29,000 s.f. x 2 = 58,000 s.f. (Section 505, Page 30)
If sprinkled: The areas specified in Section 505 and Table 5C may be tripled in one-story buildings and doubled in buildings of more than one story. Increases in areas listed above may be compounded with increases listed in this paragraph. (Section 506, Page 32)
MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE HEIGHT: (Table 5D, Page 42)
FEET: 160 Feet; Fire Resistive
STORIES: Four Stories; Fire Resistive TOWERS, SPIRES, STEEPLES: Structures erected as part of the building and not used for habitation or storage are limited in height only by structural design if constructed of noncombustible materials Structures constructed of combustible materials must not extend more than 20 feet above the heights listed in Table 5D. (Section 507, Page 33)
SETBACKS REQUIRING PROTECTION OF OPENINGS IN EXTERIOR WALLS 20 Feet (Table 17C, Page 17-5)
LOCATION WITHIN CITY/LOCATION ON PROPERTY: The building shall adjoin a yard or public space on at least one side. (Section 603, Page 44)
VENTILATION REQUIREMENTS: Natural ventilation by means of operable exterior openings of not less than one-twentieth of the total floor area of a mechanically-operated ventilating system is required. The


mechanically-operated system will supply a minimum of five cubic feet per minute of outside air with a total circulated of not less than 15 cubic feet per minute per occupant. If the velocity of air exceeds ten feet per second, the register will be located eight feet above the floor.
Toilet rooms will provide for a complete air change every 15 minutes. Such systems will be directly connected to the outside at least five feet away from any operable window. (Section 605, Page 45)
WINDOW AREA: See Section 5403; Tables 54A, 54E, and 54C for dimensions of glazing.
ENCLOSED OR SEMI-ENCLOSED YARDS AND COURTS:
YARDS: Yards will be more than three feet in width
for one- and two-story buildings. This size will be increased by the rate of one foot for each additional story. (Section 1206, Page 73)
COURTS: Courts will be larger than three feet in
width. Courts with windows on two sides will be larger than six feet in width. Courts bounded on three sides will be larger than ten feet in length. For buildings exceeding two stores in height, the size of the court will increase at a rate of one foot in width and two feet in length for each additional story. For courts exceeding two stores in height, a horizontal intake will be required. (Section 1206, Page 73)
FIRE RESISTIVE REQUIREMENTS: (Table 17A, Page 89)
EXTERIOR BEARING WALLS: Four .Hours, Fire Resistive INTERIOR BEARING WALLS: Two Hours, Fire Resistive EXTERIOR NON-BEARING WALLS: Two Hours, Fire Resistive STRUCTURAL FRAME: Two Hours, Fire Resistive PERMANENT PARTITIONS: One Hour, Fire Resistive-Fire Retardant Wood may be used in the assembly area. EXIT CORRIDORS: One Hour, (Section 3304, Page 559) SHAFT ENCLOSURES: Two Hours FLOORS: Two Hours ROOFS: One Hour, (Section 1906)
EXTERIOR DOORS AND WINDOWS: If less than 20 feet from the property line, then use three-quarter hour, Fire-Resistive; if less than five feet from the property line, then no windows are allowed.
EXIT DOORS AND FRAMES: 20 minutes (Section 3305, Page 560)
INNER COURT WALLS (EXITS): One Hour (Section 3301, Page 570)
MEZZANINE FLOORS (AREAS REQUIRED): One Hour. The area shall not exceed one-third of the area of the room in which it is located. (Section 1716, Page 87)


ROOF COVERINGS: One Hour, Fire Retardant, and of the construction listed in Section 3303e, Page 544. (Section 3302b, Page 538)
BOILER ROOM ENCLOSURES: One Hour with three-quarter hour assembly. (Section 608, Page 45)
STRUCTURAL REQUIREMENTS:
FRAMEWORK: See Chapter 27 for structural steel and
Chapter 26 for concrete. (Section 1902, Page 99) STAIRS: One Hour, Fire Resistive Construction (Section 3306, Page 565) Reinforced concrete or structural steel, and may be finished with noncombustible materials, such as brick, marble or tile. (Section 1904, Page 100)
FLOORS: One Hour, Fire Resistive Construction,
Noncombustible. Exception: Use of wood sleepers and flooring. (Section 1904, Page 100)
ROOFS: One Hour,. Fire Resistive, Noncombustible. (Section 1906, Page 100) Exception: Roofs exceeding 20 feet in height above any floor, balcony, or gallery may be of unprotected, noncombustible material. (Section 1806, Page 92)
EXISTS:
OCCUPANT LOAD: (Section 3302, Page 555; Table 33A, Page 582)
CLASSROOMS = 29,461 s.f. -r 20 s.f. = 1,473 s.f. OFFICES = 18,768 s.f. f 100 s.f. = 187 s.f. STORAGE = 2,810 s.f. r 300 s.f. = 9 s.f. MISCELLANEOUS THEATER = 4,835 s.f. f 7 s.f. =
690 s.f.
FIXTED SEATING = 500 OCCUPANT LOAD = 2,823
NUMBER OF EXISTS REQUIRED: Two per floor. (Table 33A Page 582)
MINIMUM WIDTH OF EXISTS: (Section 3302b, Page 557) 2,823 50 = 56 inches.
If the building is more than one story, then the width of the exists will be determined by the cal culations presented in Section 3303b, Page 557. EXIT SEPARATION ARRANGEMENT: If only two exits are required, they shall be placed a distance apart equal to not less than one half of the length of the maximum diagonal dimension of the building.
If three or more exits are used, they shall be placed a reasonable distance apart. (Section 3303c, Page 557)
MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE TRAVEL DISTANCE TO EXIT: 150 feet
without sprinkler system; 200 feet with sprinkler system. These distances may be increased by 100 feet when the last 150 feet conforms to Section 3305. (Section 3303d, Pages 557-558)


EXIT SEQUENCE: Rooms may have one exit through an adjoining or intervening room which provides a direct, obvious and unobstructed means of travel to an exit (corridor) provided the travel distance is not greater than that allowed in other sections of Chapter 33. Corridors, lobbies, and reception rooms shall not be construed as intervening rooms. (Section 3303e, Page 558)
EXIT DOORS:
MINIMUM WIDTH AND HEIGHT: Three feet wide by Six feet, Eight inches high MAXIMUM LEAF WIDTH: Four feet wide SWING: Exit doors shall swing in the direction
of exit travel. Double-acting doors must follow guidelines set forth in Section 3304b, Page 558.
CHANGE IN FLOOR LEVEL: The floor level shall not be more than one-half inch below the threshold of the doorway for handicapped exit. (Section 3304k, Page 560)
LANDINGS AT DOORS: Landings on each side of the door shall not be less than 44 inches in length, and a fully-opened door shall not reduce this dimension by any greater dimension than seven inches. (Section 3304, Page 560)
EXIT CORRIDORS: (Section 3305, Pages 561-562)
REQUIRED WIDTH: 44 inches minimum REQUIRED HEIGHT: Clear height of not less than Seven feet, Zero inches to the lowest projection from the ceiling.
DEAD END CORRIDOR: Length 20 feet OPENINGS: Doors require special fire protection equipment. Openings other than doors or ducts will not exceed 25 percent of the area of the corridor wall of the room which it is separating from the corrfidor. Such openings require fire protection equipment.
STAIRS: (Section 3306, Pages 563-565)
MINIMUM WIDTH: 44 inches
MAXIMUM/MINIMUM RISERS: Seven inches, maximum. Four inches, minimum.
MINIMUM TREAD: 11 inches from vertical plane to footer.
WINDING, CIRCULAR, SPIRAL STAIRS: Circular stairs
may be used provided they are in accordance with Section 3306e, Page 563.


LANDINGS:
MIMIMUM WIDTH: 44 inches
VERTICAL DISTANCE BETWEEN LANDINGS: 12 feet of vertical distance, maximum HANDICAPPED REFUGE SPACE: 25 inches by 42 inches on each landing above the first floor when the building is equipped with an elevator. STAIR TO ROOF REQUIRED? Yes, if the building is i over four stores and if the roof has a slope
of less than four to twelve. See Section 3306 for roof hatch requirements.
STAIR TO BASEMENT RESTRUCTIONS: A guard is required if a basement stair terminates with an upper level stair.
STAIR ENCLOSURE REQUIRED: Two Hour, Fire-
restrictive construction of buildings more than four stores in height and one-hour, fire-restrictive construction otherwise. STAIR HEADROOM: Six feet, six inches minimum
clearance as measured from tread to soffit directly above.
HANDRAILS:
REQUIRED ON EACH SIDE? Yes, except for stairways of < less than 44 inches in width and/or having less
than four risers.
INTERMEDIATE RAILS: One intermediate rail is required for each 88 inches of width.
HEIGHT ABOVE NOSING: 30 to 34 inches EXTENSION OF RAILING: One railing shall extend at least six inches beyond the top and bottom risers.
PROJECTION FROM WALL: Handrails will project from the wall for a space of not less than one and one-half inches.
GUARDRAILS: (Section 1711, Page 82)
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: Guardrails are required for open and glazed sides of landings, ramps, balconies, or porches which are more than 30 inches above grade or floor below.
REQUIRED HEIGHT: 42 inches minimum
; MAXIMUM OPENINGS IN RAIL: Ornamental spacing will be
less than a six-inch sphere can pass through. EXCEPTIONS: Guardrails on a balcony can be 26 inches
.. ] in height if they are not located at the end of
the aisle.
HORIZONTAL EXIT REQUIREMENTS: (Section 3308, Pages 556-567)
Two Hour, Fire Resistive. Horizontal exits follow the same requirements as other exits. If two exits are


required per floor, the horizontal exits may only meet half of this requirement.
RAMPS: (Section 307, Pages 565-566)
WIDTH: Same as stairs 56 inches
MAXIMUM SLOPE: Exit ramps shall not exceed one to
twelve; other ramps shall not exceed one to eight. LANDINGS: Ramps having a slope steeper than one to
fifteen shall have landings at the top and bottom. Intermediate landings shall be provided for each five feet of rise. Top and intermediate landings will be at least five feet in length, and bottom landings will be six feet in length.
HANDRAILS: See requirements for stairs.
TOILET ROOM REQUIREMENTS: (Table 5E)
WOMEN: 25 water closets
MEN: 11 water closets
16 urinals LAVATORIES:
MEN: 13
WOMEN: 12
DRINKING FOUNTAINS: One per floor or eleven total HANDICAPPED REQUIREMENTS: Refer to 'Handicapped Code' ASSEMBLY/THEATER REQUIREMENTS:
SLOPE OF FLOOR: One to five maximum (Section 3307,
Page 565)
EXITS: (Section 3317, Page 573)
REQUIRED NUMBER: Two side exits from auditorium. REQUIRED WIDTH: Occupant load is not a governing factor. See 'Theater Design Standards'. BALCONIES: Two exits required STAGES: (Chapter 39, Pages 603-605)
CONSTRUCTION: Noncombustible materials PROSCENIUM WALL: Two Hour, Fire rated; wall to extend four feet above the roof.
ACCESSORY ROOM SEPARATION: One Hour VENTILATION REQUIREMENTS: See Section 3903a. GRIDIRONS, FLY GALLERIES, PINRAILS: Noncombustible construction; one 32-inch wide exit required.


ARCHITECTURAL PROGRAM
SPACE ALLOTMENT
FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT:
Ceramics:
Studio
Glazing Room Clay Room Kiln Room Storage Sculpture:
Studio 2 at
Removal Area Plastics Lab Storage Painting:
Studio 2 at
Spray Room Storage Drawing:
Studio 2 at
Storage Photography:
Studio I Studio II
Color Developing Rooms 2 at
Developing Rooms 4 at
Large Developing Room Chemical Storage Room Print Finish Room Storage Silk Screen:
Studio
Storage
Subtotal:
Circulation (20% of 12,681 S.F.) Total:
1888 S.F.
1200 S.F.
266 S.F.
75 S.F.
165 S.F.
182 S.F. 3132 S.F.
1200 S.F. 2400 S.F.
200 S.F.
350 S.F.
182 c p 1932 S.F.
750 S.F. 1500 S.F.
250 S.F.
182 o p 1600 S.F.
750 S.F. 1500 c p
100 c p 2747 S.F.
875 S.F.
400 S.F.
300 S.F. 600 S.F.
45 S.F. 180 S.F.
260 S.F.
25 S.F.
225 S.F.
182 S.F. 1382 S.F.
1200 S.F.
182 S.F.
12,681 S.F.
2,536 S.F.
15,217 S.F.
MUSIC DEPARTMENT:
Piano Laboratory
3 at 500 S.F.
1500 S.F.


Practice P.coms 3400 r p
25 at 48 c P 1200 S.F.
6 at 100 C P k i. 600 S.F.
10 at 165 c p 1650 S.F.
Recording Laboratories 740 r p
2 at 180 c p 360 S.F.
1 at 380 o p 300 S.F.
Orchestra Room: 3300 o p
Orchestra Storage 600 c p
Electronic Music 500 c p
Ensemble 400 S.F.
Choral 2000 S.F.
General Storage GCO S.F.
Subtotal: 13,050 c P k 1
Circulation (20% of 13,050 S.F.) : 2,618 O p
Total: 15,708 c p k. J-
DRAMA DEPARTMENT:
Practice Laboratories 720 C p
4 at 120 S.F.
1 at 240 S.F.
Scenery Chop 1200 c p
Costume Shop 500 c p k_ X.
Subtotal: 2020 C P k x.
Circulation (20% of 2C20 S. F.) : 564 c p
3384 C p k. 1
Total:
TREATER:
Lobby/Reception 1200 C P k. L
Publicity/Box Office 200 S.F.
Theater: 500 Fixed Seats 5875 S.F.
Audience Area 4000 S.F.
Performing A^rea 1500 S.F.
Orchestra Trap 375 S.F.
Lighting/Sound Booth 130 c p k.. x
Projection Booth 30 C p
Stage Storage 600 c p
Dressing Rooms 2 at 300 S.F. 600 S.F.
Green Room 200 S.F.
Subtotal: 8,835 C P
Circulation (10% of 8,835 S . F ) : 884 C p k- 1
Total:
9,715 S.F


OJ Eh
CCD: 430 r p
2 at 150 S.F. 300 S.F.
Reception Conference Rooms 3 at 480 S.F. 130 S.F. 1440 r p W i
Faculty Lounge 103 4 c p
Student Lounge 1034 c p
Toilets 1500 S.F.
Janitor Closet 200 S.F.
Subtotal: 16,818 S.F.
Circulation (40% of 16,818 S.F.): 6,727 c p k. i.
Total: 23,545 C T7 k~ i.
TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE 71,173 C P k- £


HEATING DEGREE DAYS. BASE BS F COOLING DEGREE DAYS
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NORMAL HEATING DEGREE DAYS NORMAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS SUN ANGLE
DATA SOURCE: US WEATHER BUREAU 1941-1970. DENVER
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LAT. 3950'N LONG 10450'W
ELEVATION 5280 FT.
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Notes/-
1) The theater may be centrally located within the building if it is adjacent to an entry.
2) Toilets will be located so as to serve all departments .
3) Faculty offices will be grouped together with respective departmental classrooms.
4) Classrooms and lounges are neutral spaces which may act as buffers or pivot points for other functions.
5) Music and Drama Departments will be located near the theater.
The Fine Arts Department does not require a strong functional link to the other major functions in the program.
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2) The recording labs, electronic music room, and orchestra room may be located away from the perimeter of the building to allow other spaces the option of natural lighting.
3) The orchestra room and piano lab will be located near the theater to allow instruments to be easily moved prior to performances.
4) The practice rooms, piano labs, orchestra room, electronic music room and ensemble room will be located near to each other to allow instruments to be easily moved.
The choral room will be located near the recording lab and theater.
5)


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2) The ceramics studio, sculpture studio and painting studio will be located adjacent to each other to allow for the interactive use of equipment.
3) The photography studio will be centrally located in relation to the other Fine Arts disciplines. The silkscreen studio does not require an adjacency to any of the other Fine Arts disciplines.
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Notes '
1) Faculty offices will be grouped together.
2) The costume shop will be located adjacent to the dressing rooms.
3) The dressing rooms will be located adjacent to the theater stage and green room.
4) The scenery shop will be located adjacent to the theater stage.
5) The practice labs, costume shop, scenery shop and faculty offices will be located near to each other and on one side of the theater. This arrangement is necessary to prevent the drama classes from interfering with performances.


SPACE : CERAMICS STUDIO
FUNCTION/ACTIVITV :
AREA :
1200 S.F.
CHECKLIST
FLEXIBILITY
-Instructional/work area used to teach the basic techniques of coil, slab, and thrown pottery.
DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION :
-The studio will be of a simple and open charater.
-Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned.
-Floor drains are required.
-Natural lighting or controlled artificial lighting is important to pottery-making because of the required level of detail and color work. Northern light is preferred.
-Ventilation systems will be required to filter and frequently change the air in order to remove clay dust from the studio.
-A double sink with adjancent counter space will be provided.
-A chalkboard and projection screen will be provided for lectures.
-Circulation will be well-defined to prevent conflicts with work areas; however, it is important that circulation does not become a barrier to student interaction.
ADJACENCIES :
NONE ILLUMINATION
BRIGHT
MODERATE
SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : GLAZING ROOM AREA : 266 S.F. CHECKLIST
U FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Storage and mixing area for glares. DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
m DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The glaring room is a simple work environment to be
used for short periods of time. ILLUMINATION
-Locking cabinets will be provided for the storage of
chemicals. BRIGHT
-Counter space will be provided for the mixing of -Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned. glazes, MODERATE
-A floor drain will be provided. -Artificial light is adeauate. SPECIAL
-A ventilation fan will be orovided to remove chemical FLEXIBLE
particles from the air when the room is in use.
-One air brush booth will be provided. NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : clay room AREA : 75 S>F> CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Storage and operation of the pug mill. I * DIVISABILITY VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : -The clay room is a utility space for the manufacturing of clay. -Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned. -A floor drain will be required. -Artificial lighting is adequate. -A ventilation fan will be provided to remove clay particles from the air when the pug mill is in use. -Walls will receive acoustical treatment to prevent the sound of the pug mill from entering the studio. NONE ILLUMINATION BRIGHT MODERATE SPECIAL FLEXIBLE NATURAL
ADJACENCIES : / ACOUSTICS REGULAR SPECIAL VENTILATION HIGH NORMAL SPECIAL


SPACE : kiln room AREA : 165 S.f. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
! -Containment of the kiln. DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : -The kiln room is a utility snace used to separate the NONE
kiln from other work areas. ILLUMINATION
-Walls and floors will be of unfinished concrete. -A ventilation fan will be orovided to remove gases that BRIGHT
are discharged during the firing process. -Special insulation requirements will be considered to MODERATE
prevent the transfer of heat and other gases into adjacent rooms. SPECIAL
-Artificial lighting is adequate. -The kiln will be located within the room so as to l FLEXIBLE
provide for circulation on all four sides. -The kiln room will be placed adjacent to the studio NATURAL
to allow for constant supervision during its use.
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : SCULPTURE STUDIO
AREA : 1200 s.f.
CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY :
-Instructional/work area used to teach techniques in plaster, wood, wax, clay and metal sculpture.
DESCRIPTION :
-The studio will be of a simple and open character.
-A two-story ceiling height will be provided in one of the studio spaces for the production of large sculpture.
-Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned.
-Natural lighting or controlled artificial lighting is important because of the required level of detail in sculpture.
-Ventilation systems will be required to filter and provide an air change rate adequate .to remove dust from the studio environment.
-A chalkboard and projection screen will be provided for lectures.
-Northern light is preferred where possible.
-Four welding booths will be provided in one of the studio spaces.
ADJACENCIES :
FLEXIBILITY
DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
NONE
ILLUMINATION
BRIGHT
MODERATE
SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : REMOVAL AREA AREA : 200 S.F. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY FLEXIBILITY
| -Storage of raw and waste materials for the sculpture studios. DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The removal area is a utility space used for the storage of materials such as wood, clay, wa::, plaster, and metal. -Walls and floors are unfinished concrete. -Shelving will be provided on one wall. -Artificial light is adequate. ILLUMINATION BRIGHT MODERATE
SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
ADJACENCIES : REGULAR SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : PLASTICS LAB
AREA :
350 S.F.
CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY :
-Instructional/work area used to teach the techniques of moulding, cutting and finishing plastic sculpture,
DESCRIPTION :
-The plastics lab will be of simple character.
-Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned.
-Natural lighting or controlled artificial lighting is important due to the detail required for the art work.
-Northern light is preferred.
-A double sink with adjacent counter space will be provided,
-Circulation will be well-defined to prevent conflict with work areas.
-Ventilation systems will be required to have a high air change rate in order to remove dust and gases from the environment.
ADJACENCIES :
FLEXIBILITY
DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
NONE
ILLUMINATION
BRIGHT
MODERATE
SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : PAINTING STUDIO AREA : 750 s.f. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Instructional/work area used to teach techniques in water color and acrylic painting. DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The painting studio will be of a simple and open
character. This open character will provide for a ILLUMINATION
flexibility in changing still life displays and student easels. BRIGHT
-Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned. -Natural lighting or controlled artificial lighting is MODERATE
an important consideration. Daylighting can be enhanced by the use of clerestory windows and operable blinds. SPECIAL
-Northern light is preferred where possible. -A double sink with adjacent counter space will be FLEXIBLE
provided. -Walls will be finished in a moderately high reflective NATURAL
surface.
-A chalkboard and projection screen will be provided for ACOUSTICS
lectures. REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
1 NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : SPRAY ROOM
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY :
AREA : 250
S.F.
CHECKLIST
FLEXIBILITY
-Instructional work area used to teach the techniques of air brush painting.
DESCRIPTION :
-The space will be of a simple character.
-Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned.
-Natural lighting or controlled artificial lighting is important to air brush work due to the required level of detail and color rendering. Northern light is preferred.
-A double sink with adjacent counter space will be provided.
-Circulation will be well-defined to prevent conflicts with work areas.
-Four air brush stations will be provided.
DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
NONE
ILLUMINATION
BRIGHT
MODERATE
SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
ADJACENCIES :
REGULAR
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : DRAWING STUDIO
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY :
AREA :
750
S.F.
CHECKLIST
FLEXIBILITY
-Instructional/work area used to teach techniques of drawing.
DESCRIPTION :
-The studio will be of a simple and open character.
-Natural lighting or controlled artificial lighting is important to the studio environment because of the level of detail required in drawing. Northern lighting is preferred.
-Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned.
-Walls will be finished in a moderately reflective material.
-Colors will be used to enhance the environment of the studio.
-Spot lighting will be provided for still life drawing.
-A chalkboard and projection screen will be provided for lectures.
DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
NONE
ILLUMINATION
BRIGHT
MODERATE
SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
ADJACENCIES :
REGULAR
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO AREA : 1275 S.F. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Instructional/work area used to teach techniques in DIVISABILITY
mechanics, composition and technology.
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-1 studio at 875 S.F. and
1 studio at 400 S.F. ILLUMINATION
-The studios will be of a flexible and onen character
allowing for activities ranging from classroom BRIGHT
instruction to large set photography. -One studio will be two stories in height to allow for MODERATE
the photographing of large objects or sets. -Controlled artificial lighting is important to allow SPECIAL
for the photography to occur under a variety of conditions. FLEXIBLE
-A chalkboard and projection screen will be provided for lectures. NATURAL
-Spot lighting will be provided on tracts that are
attached to the ceiling. ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : color developing room AREA : 300 s.f. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Instructional/work areas used to teach techniques in DIVISABILITY
color developing.
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The color developing rooms will be organized with
flexible work areas around the perimeter. ILLUMINATION
-Control of artificial lighting is critical to the
developing process. BRIGHT
-Doorways will be properly sealed to prevent the emission of light into the rooms. MODERATE
-A locking door will be provided. -A ventilation fan will be provided to remove gases from SPECIAL
the air when the room is in use. -A double sink with adjacent counter space will be FLEXIBLE
provided. -Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned. -Red developing lights will be installed throughout the NATURAL
room. ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : DEVELOPING ROOMS AREA : 45 S.F. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Individual work rooms used to develop black and white Dl VISABILITY
film.
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The developing rooms are small utilitv spaces to be
used for short periods of time. ILLlmlNA 1 ION
-A work counter will be provided along one wall. -Doorways will be properly sealed to prevent the BRIGHT
emission of light into the rooms. -Control of artificial lighting is critical to the MODERATE
developing process. -A red developing light will be provided in each room. SPECIAL
-A locking door will be provided to allow faculty coordination of each room. FLEXIBLE
-A ventilation fan will be provided to remove gases NATURAL
from the environment when the room is in use.
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : LARGE DEVELOPING ROOM AREA I 260 S.F,
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY :
-Instructional/work area used to teach techniques in black and white film development.
CHECKLIST
FLEXIBILITY
DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION :
NONE
-The large developing room will be organized with flexible work areas surrounding the perimeter of the room. This organization allows for individual work areas that can be supervised by an instructor.
-Control of artificial lighting is critical to the developing process.
-Doorways will be properly sealed to prevent the emission of light into the rooms.
-Locking doors will be provided.
-A ventilation fan will be provided to remove gases from the environment when the room is in use.
-A double sink with adjacent counter space will be provided.
-Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned.
-Red developing lights will be installed throughout the room.
ADJACENCIES :
l; {
ILLUMINATION
BRIGHT
MODERATE
SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : CHEMICAL STORAGE ROOM AREA : 25 s.f. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
\ -Storage of photography chemicals used in the developing process and printing process. DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
m DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The chemical storage room is a utility space. -A locking door will be provided. -Artificial light is adequate. -Shelving will be attached to three walls of the room. -A ventilation fan will be provided to remove gases and chemical particles in the case of an accidental spill. -The room will be sprinkled. ILLUMINATION BRIGHT MODERATE SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
ADJACENCIES : REGULAR SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : PRINT FINISH ROOM
AREA : 225 s.f.
CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY :
-Instruetional/work area used to teach the techniques of print finishing.
DESCRIPTION :
-The print finish room will be organized with flexible work areas allowing for both small group instruction and individual work.
-Control of artificial lighting is critical.
-A ventilation fan will be provided to remove gases from the air.
-A locking door will be provided to allow for faculty control over the equipment.
-A double sink with adjacent counter space will be provided.
-Red developing lights will be installed throughout the room.
-Doorways will be properly sealed to prevent the emission of light into the room.
ADJACENCIES :
FLEXIBILITY
DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
NONE
ILLUMINATION
BRIGHT
MODERATE
SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : SILK SCREEN STUDIO
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY :
AREA :
1200 S.F.
CHECKLIST
FLEXIBILITY
-Instructional/work area used to teach stencil and printmaking techniques of silk screen art.
DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION :
NONE
-The studio will be of simple and open character with work areas and equipment separated by a circulation corridor.
-Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned.
-Natural lighting or controlled artificial lighting is important to the silk screen studio because of the required level of detail and accurancy of color rendering.
-Northern light is preferred.
-A chalkboard and projection screen will be provided for lectures.
-Ventilation systems will be required to provide an air change rate that is adequate to remove dust from the environment.
ADJACENCIES :
ILLUMINATION
BRIGHT
MODERATE
SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : FINE ARTS STORAGE. AREA : 182 S.F. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
1 1 -Storage of student equipment, art projects, and class DIVISABILITY
! supplies.
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The storage rooms are utility spaces adjacent to each
studio. ILLUMINATION
-Lockers will be provided for student use. -Locking cabinets will be provided for the storage of BRIGHT
class supplies. -Shelving will be provided for the storage of art MODERATE
projects. -Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned. SPECIAL
-Artificial light is adequate. FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : PIANO LABORATORY AREA : 500 s.f. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
/ i -Instructional/work area used to teach individual students to play the piano. DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The paino labs will be of simple, but elegant character.
-The colors will be chosen to accentuate this idea of ILLUMINATION
elegance. -The labs will be comfortable spaces allowing students to BRIGHT
spend many hours at a time in this -Ceiling heights will be 10-11 feet. space. MODERATE
-Walls and ceilings will be acoustically insulated to SPECIAL
prevent sound transmission.
-Reflection of sound will be minimized throught the use FLEXIBLE
of soft materials and non-parallel walls.
-Return air ducts will be located in the ceiling and NATURAL
insulated to reduce noise.
-Pianos will be protected from natural light.
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
/ SPECIAL


SPACE : practice rooms AREA : 3450 s.f. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
l -Instructional/work area for individual musicians and DIVISABILITY
I vocalists.
VERSATILITY
m DESCRIPTION : NONE
-Refer to program space allotments for the number and
size of these rooms. ILLUMINATION
-The practice rooms will be of a simple character. -Natural light and color selection will enhance this BRIGHT
space allowing students to comfortably practice their music for several hours. MODERATE
-Chairs and music stands will be provided in each room. -Walls and ceilings will be acoustically insulated to SPECIAL
prevent sound transmission. -Reflection of sound will be minimized throught the use FLEXIBLE
of soft materials and non-parallel walls. -Return air ducts will be insulated and located in the NATURAL
ceiling to reduce noise.
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
m ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : RECORDING LABORATORY AREA I 740 S.F.
CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY :
-Instructional/work area used to teach the technology of recording.
DESCRIPTION :
-Two labs at 130 S.F. and
-One lab at 380 S.F.
-The recording labs will be flexible and simple in character.
-Spatial organization must be well-defined in order to provide for an enclosed recording booth adjacent to the performing space.
-Walls and ceilings will be acoustically insulated to prevent sound transmission.
-Reflection of sound will be minimized through the use of soft materials and non-parallel walls.
-Return air ducts will be located in the ceiling and insulated to reduce noise.
-Recording equipment will be protected from natural light.
ADJACENCIES :
FLEXIBILITY
DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
NONE
ILLUMINATION
BRIGHT
MODERATE
SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : orchestra room AREA : 3300 s.f. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Instructional area for the orchestra. DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The orchestra room will be an onen and colorful soace
utilizing soft and hard surfaces and natural light. ILLUMINATION
-Clerestory light will enhance this space visually without detracting from it acoustically. -Six-to-ten inch risers will be organized around a BRIGHT MODERATE
conductor's podium. The ceiling will need to reflect
the location of these risers, sloping to an ultimate height of eighteen feet. SPECIAL
-Doorways will be six feet wide in order to move large instruments into the room. -The front wall of the space will be of a soft absorbant material to simulate the effect of an audience. -Walls, ceilings and mechanical ducts will be FLEXIBLE NATURAL


acoustically insulated to reduce sound transmission. ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : ORCHESTRA STORAGE AREA : 600 s.f. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Storaae area for orchestra instruments and music stands.
DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The orchestra storage area is a utility space.
-Shelving will be provided on two walls. ILLUnlNA 1 IUN
-A locking door will be provided for faculty control.
-The storage area will act as an acoustical buffer. BRIGHT
-Artificial lighting is adequate. MODERATE
SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : electronic music AREA : 500 s.f. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Instructional/work area used to teach music with DIVISABILITY
instruments such as electric guitars, synthesizers and
i other electronically-modified instruments. VERSATILITY
U DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The electronic music room will be a lively space with
colorful materials symbolizing its technology. ILLUMINATION
-The space will be flexible in order to allow for a BRIGHT
variety of band arrangements.
-Finishes will be primarily soft materials to reduce sound reflection. MODERATE
-Walls and ducts will be acoustically insulated to SPECIAL
reduce noise transmission.
-Equipment will be protected from natural light. -A locking door will be provided for faculty control. FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
m ADJACENCIES : SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : ensemble AREA : 400 s.f. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Instructional/work area for small groups of musicians DIVISABILITY
i and vocalists.
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The character of the space will be simple, and less
elegant than that of the larger rehearsal spaces. This ILLUniNAI IUN
is important because it will allow a smaller group of students to concentrate on their parts which may be a BRIGHT
piece of a larger production. One such example is the woodwind section of the orchestra. MODERATE
-The ensemble room will also be used for the instruction SPECIAL
of jazz music. The size of this space being in character with the bar rooms from which jazz originated.
FLEXIBLE
-Finishes will be both hard and soft surfaces to reduce
sound reflection. -Walls and ducts will be acoustically insulated to prevent NATURAL
sound transmission.
-Natural light is preferred in this informal space. ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
" SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE :
CHORAL
AREA :
2000 S.F.
CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY :
-Instructional area for large groups of students in vocal music.
DESCRIPTION :
-The choral room will be an open and colorful space utilizing soft and hard surfaces and natural light,
-Clerestory light can be used to enhance the space visually along with banners to protect the space acoustically.
-Six-ten inch risers will be organized around the choir director. The ceiling height will reflect the location of these risers by sloping upward to an ultimate height of twelve feet.
-Doorways will be six feet wide to allow a piano to be moved in and out of the room.
-The front wall will be of an absorbant material to simulate the effect of a live audience.
-Walls, ceiling and ducts will be acoustically insulated.
ADJACENCIES :
FLEXIBILITY
DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
NONE
ILLUMINATION
BRIGHT
MODERATE
SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : GENERAL STORAGE AREA : 600 s,f. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
s -Storage of music stands, music, and instruments. DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The storage rooms are utility spaces, -Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned, -Walls will be acoustically treated where required, -The rooms will be located so as to act as sound buffers between music rooms. -Shelving will be provided in each space. -Artificial lighting is adequate. ILLUMINATION BRIGHT MODERATE SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
ADJACENCIES : REGULAR SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : practice laboratories AREA : 800 S>F> CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
i -Instructional/work area for small groups of students to practice speech and drama roles. DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-Four laboratories at 120 S.F. and
-One laboratory at 240 S.F. ILLUMINATION
-The practice laboratories will be flexible spaces allowing for a variety of spatial organizations and small props. -Acoustically, hard and soft materials will be used to give the room a low reverberation time. -Natural light is preferred. -Floors will be caroeted. BRIGHT
MODERATE SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE

NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES : SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : SCENERY SHOP
AREA
1200 S.F,
CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY :
-Instructional/work area used to teach the crafts of making scenery, as well as being an actual workshop for the production of the props required for the department plays.
DESCRIPTION :
-The character of this space is that of an open studio,
-Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned.
-Natural lighting or controlled artificial lighting is important due to the level of detail required in such work.
-Ventilation systems must provide an air change rate which is adequate to remove the dust from the environment.
-Power tool areas will be separated from other work areas and circulation corridors. Walls in this area may also require special acoustical treatment to prevent the noise from entering other spaces.
-Ceilings will be a minimum of twenty feet high.
ADJACENCIES :
FLEXIBILITY
DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
NONE
ILLUMINATION
BRIGHT
MODERATE
SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


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SPACE : COSTUME SHOP
AREA : 900 s.f.
CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY :
FLEXIBILITY
-Instructional/work area used to teach the art of costume design and production.
DESCRIPTION :
DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
NONE
-The space will be of a simple and open character similar to an art studio.
-Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned.
-Natural lighting or controlled artificial lighting is required because of the level of detail involved in costume production.
-A ventilation fan will be provided near the fabric dyeing area to remove odors from the air.
-Clothing rods will be provided for costume storage.
-Shelving will be provided for materials storage.
ILLUMINATION
BRIGHT
MODERATE
SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ADJACENCIES :
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : faculty lounge AREA : 1034 s.F. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Gathering and eating area for the faculty of all three departments. DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The faculty lounge will be of a simple and relaxing character. ILLUMINATION
-The space will be provided with natural light and a BRIGHT
good view, preferably of the mountains or camnus.
-A sink and base cabinet unit will be provided to MODERATE
accommodate light food preparation.
-Finishes will consist of drywall, carnet and tile SPECIAL
flooring. Color selection will be important to
enhance the atmosphere. FLEXIBLE
-Organization of the space will be flexible to allow
for table dining, as well as lounge seating. -Furnishings will include tables, chairs, a sofa, NATURAL
microwave oven, refrigerator, coffee machine and
vending machines. ACUU5IICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL
I


SPACE: PERFORMING AREA AREA: 1500 S.F. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Performance platform, stagehouse and ancillary space DIVISABILITY
for the theater.
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The performing area will be a proscenium stage framed
by a 40-foot wide proscenium arch. ILLUMINATION
-The stage ancillary space will be adjacent to the scenery shop and dressing rooms. -A hard surface will be provided on the back wall of BRIGHT MODERATE

the stagehouse to aid in sound projection during musical performances.
SPECIAL
-Ancillary space doors will be 8 to 14 feet in height
to allow for the changing of scenery. -Flexible artificial lighting of 60 to 70 foot candles FLEXIBLE
will be provided. -The stage will be finished in wood. NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
l HIGH
1 NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : audience area AREA : 4000 S.F. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Seating area for the theater. DIVISABILITY VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-Floor mounted seating will be provided on a stepped floor. -A multiple aisle seating arrangement will be utilised for the 500-fixed-seat audience area. .-The size of the audience area is equivalent to that of an average drama theater in an education setting. -Miscellaneous design criteria: 1) Average seat width = 20 to 22 inches 2) Row to row spacing = 32 to 33 inches 3) Average aisle width =42 inches 4) Average number of seats per row = IS to 13 seats ILLUMINATION BRIGHT MODERATE SPECIAL FLEXIBLE NATURAL ACOUSTICS
ADJACENCIES : REGULAR SPECIAL
VENTILATION HIGH NORMAL SPECIAL


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SPACE : ORCHESTRA TRAP AREA : 375 s.F. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
t -Orchestra performance area to be used in theatrical productions. DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The orchestra trap will be located approximately seven feet, zero inches below the stage line to ILLUMINATION
prevent interference with audience sightlines. -A director's platform of one foot, zero inches in BRIGHT
height will be provided. -Finishes will be of a hard, reflective surface to MODERATE
aid in sound projection. -Task lighting is required. SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE
PROJECTION 300TII
AREA :
30 S ,F,
CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY :
-Equipment/work area used for the operation of film and slide projectors.
DESCRIPTION :
-The projection booth will be located adjacent to the lighting/sound booth at the back of the theater,
-The projection window will be no less than eight feet, zero inches above the floor of the rear theater aisle.
-Walls will be acoustically treated to prevent sound transmission into the theater.
-Finishes will be of a simple character.
-Artificial lighting is adequate.
ADJACENCIES
FLEXIBILITY
DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
NONE
ILLUMINATION
BRIGHT
MODERATE
SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : STAGE STORAGE AREA : 600 S.F. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Storage area for scenery, props and miscellaneous equipment. DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The storage room is a utility space. -Finishes will be durabl.e and easily cleaned. -A double door, fourteen feet in height, will be provided. -The stage storage will be located adjacent to both the scenery shop and stagehouse. -Artificial lighting is adequate. ILLUMINATION BRIGHT MODERATE SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
- NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
ADJACENCIES : REGULAR SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : DRESSING ROOMS AREA : 600 S.F, CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Changing area and makeup room for performers. DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : -Two dressing rooms at 300 S.F. NONE
-The dressing rooms will be of a simnle character. ILLUMINATION
-Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned. -Counter space with mirrors will be nrovided along BRIGHT
one wall. MODERATE
-Toilets and showers will be nrovided.
-Two fixed benches will be located in the center SPECIAL
of the space.
-A clothing rod will be located along one wall. -Lockers will be provided. FLEXIBLE
-Artificial lighting is adequate. -Task lighting will be provided above make-un NATURAL
counters.
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : GREEN ROOM AREA : 20Q S,F, CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
I -Lounge area for performers to use performances. before and after DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-The green room will be of a simple character, -Finishes will be of a high quality, but not as elegant as the theater and lobby, -A counter and sink will be provided. -The space will be located near the stage, -Natural lighting is preferred. ILLUMINATION BRIGHT MODERATE
SPECIAL
FLEXIBLE
NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
ADJACENCIES : i 1 REGULAR SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : classrooms AREA : 3000 CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Instructional area used to teach courses reauiring DIVISABILITY
lecture settings.
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-Two classrooms at 400 S.F.
-One classroom at 1000 S.F. ILLUMINATION
-One classroom at 1200 S.F. -The classrooms will be flexible and simple in BRIGHT
character. -Chalkboards will be nrovided on three of four MODERATE
walls. -One to two doors will be orovided on the far wall SPECIAL
from the chalkboard to allow students to enter and exit the classroom without disturbing the lecture. FLEXIBLE
-Finishes will be durable and easily cleaned. -Natural lighting is preferred. -Color selection is important to avoid creating a NATURAL
sterile space. ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES : SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


! l
SPACE : DIRECTOR'S OFFICE AREA : 255 S.F, CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Private office for each departmental director. DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : -Each college and their respective departments will NONE
be provided with one director's office. ILLUMINATION
-Finishes will be of a high quality. Suggested materials are wood, carpet and drywall. -Subtle colors will be utilized to create an BRIGHT
executive environment. MODERATE
-Natural lighting is preferred. -Furnishings will include a small conference table, SPECIAL
desk with chair, two chairs for visitors, and a filing cabinet. FLEXIBLE
-A locking door will be orovided for security. NATURAL

ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


-
SPACE : faculty offices AREA : 150 s.f. CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : i FLEXIBILITY
1 -Private office for full-time faculty members. -Semi-private office space for part-time or visiting faculty. DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : -Each college and respective denartments v;ill be NONE
provided with a snecified number of offices at ILLUMINATION
150 S.F.
-All faculty offices will be of a simple character. -The offices will be finished in carnet and drvwall BRIGHT
consistent with the scheme in the director's office. MODERATE
-Subtle colors will be used to enhance a snatious
feeling in the compact offices. SPECIAL
-Natural lighting is preferred. -Furnishings will include one desk with a chair, two FLEXIBLE
chairs for visitors and filing cabinets. -A locking door will be provided for security. NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : ADMINISTRATIVE RECEPTION AREAS AREA : VARIES CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
:j -Secretarial/Receptionist v/ork area. -Storage area for filing cabinets. -Waiting area for faculty appointments. DIVISABILITY
VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : -Each college and respective departments will be pro- NONE
vided with a reception area of approximately 65 S.F, ILLUMINATION
per faculty office. -The reception area will be of a simple character. -The space will be finished in carpet and drvwall BRIGHT MODERATE
which design is consistent with the scheme for the
faculty offices. -A partial wall will be used to screen work areas SPECIAL
and filing cabinets from the view of the public, -Furnishings will include desks for secretaries and FLEXIBLE
receptionists, filing cabinets, work tables and a xerox machine. NATURAL
-A locking door will be provided for security.
ACOUSTICS
REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
' SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL


SPACE : CONFERENCE ROOMS AREA : 1440 S,F, CHECKLIST
FUNCTION/ACTIVITY : FLEXIBILITY
-Faculty meeting and presentation area. DIVISABILITY

VERSATILITY
DESCRIPTION : NONE
-Each department will be provided with one conference
room at 430 S.F. ILLUMINATION
-One 20-foot rectangular conference room table,
seating approximately 20 people, will be provided in each room. BRIGHT MODERATE

-The snace will be flexible and in character with
the faculty offices. -Materials will be of a high quality such as wood and SPECIAL
carpet. -One ceiling mounted projection screen will be FLEXIBLE
provided. -Base cabinets will be provided along one wall. -Natural lighting is preferred. NATURAL
ACOUSTICS
/ REGULAR
ADJACENCIES :
SPECIAL
VENTILATION
HIGH
NORMAL
SPECIAL