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2016-12-07 Architecture - Circulation Space Percentage:

Quinn,    No, there is not a hard and fast rule about circulation space.  Theoretically, you could design a one-story building with zero circulation space and a lot of exterior doors around the perimeter

2016-10-17 Architecture - Using prefabricated metal buildings in residential, retail, and office applications:

Quinn,    I did not say "center" floor space but I did say floor-ceiling space while trying to describe the floor framing system that supports the second floor and creates a ceiling over the first floor

2016-10-17 Architecture - Using prefabricated metal buildings in residential, retail, and office applications:

Quinn,    I agree that pre-engineered metal buildings (PEMB) do provide a cost-effective advantage.  There is no limitation to their use in terms of occupancy.  Two-story churches, medical clinics, and

2016-10-05 Architecture - Using unused space:

Quinn,    It has become a popular concept to make use of a roof top area as an occupied space.  From a life-safety perspective, you could have a cocktail party on the entire roof with 3,486 people standing

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