Predesign Planning Part X: Predesign Plan

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One of a series of ten mini-monographs about the reasons to conduct and methods to accomplish effective predesign planning in architecture, this mini-monograph discusses how to develop and present a final predesign plan. It covers predesign plan format, content, preliminaries, and executive summary before extensive discussion and illustration of how to present values, goals, facts, needs, and ideas in either a paper or electronic format. Space identification and allocation, relationship matrices and diagrams, space planning sheets, budget and cost analysis, project schedule, and design ideas are all discussed and illustrated. Exercises and references allow the reader to gain the knowledge and skills needed to develop and present a predesign plan. Each mini-monograph of this ten-part series can be taken as an individual course.

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