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Predesign Planning Part VIII: Work Sessions

Predesign Planning Part VIII: Work Sessions

Explore the techniques and tools needed to plan and conduct client/user and executive work sessions, including several illustrations of work session settings. Along the way, you’ll also learn how to develop a value matrix and document work group decisions about facility needs and requirements.

Predesign Planning Part VII: Questionnaires and Surveys

Predesign Planning Part VII: Questionnaires and Surveys

Learn the techniques and tools required to develop useful questionnaires and conduct successful surveys, including steps on how to prepare, structure, and assess your set of questions. Along the way, you will cover question types, sampling, bias, data analysis, and more.

Predesign Planning Part IX: Site and Climate  Download

Predesign Planning Part IX: Site and Climate

Learn how to incorporate the tools and techniques required to conduct a comprehensive site and climate analysis into a predesign plan. Along the way, you’ll get the chance to explore different case studies which demonstrate how varied considerations and values may impact architectural design.

Improving Building Performance Case Studies Part IV: Courthouse POE Toolkit Pilot Study

Review diagnostic POEs with the help of this case study, focusing on the tools and techniques used in the data collection and analysis process. $25 (free for NCARB Certificate holders).

Security Planning and Design Part V: Building Security Techniques

Learn more about equipment for keeping your buildings secure, including the functional, financial, and aesthetic impact of surveillance and detection systems. $25 (free for NCARB Certificate holders).