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J.1 MLK Final Design Guidelines

J.1 MLK Final Design Guidelines

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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. MEMORIAL LIBRARY
DESIGN GUIDELINES
 
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. MEMORIAL LIBRARY DESIGN GUIDELINES
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
I.Introduction
......................4
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History and Significance . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
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Background . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
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Goals of the Design Guidelines . . . . . . . . .8
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Objectives of the Design Guidelines......9
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What the Design GuidelinesDo NOT Provide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
II.Miesian Design Principlesat MLK
..........................12
III.General Recommendations
......16
IV.Preservation Zones
..............20
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Restoration Zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
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Rehabilitation Zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
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Renovation Zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
 V.Design Guidelines
................32
SUBSTRUCTURE
......................34
SUPERSTRUCTURE
....................34
GLASS PANELS
.......................35
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Ground Floor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
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Upper Stories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36
GLASS PARTITION WALLS
................37
FLOORING
..........................38
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Granite . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
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Carpet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
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Tile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
WALLS: BRICK
.......................41
WALLS: CERAMIC TILE
..................42
PAINTED SURFACES
...................44
CEILINGS
...........................45
LIGHTING: INTERIOR
...................46
LIGHTING: EXTERIOR
...................48
DOORS AND DOOR HARDWARE
............49
WINDOW TREATMENTS
.................51
MISCELLANEOUS SPECIALIZEDCOMPONENTS
.......................53
FURNITURE
.........................54
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Furniture Placement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55
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Great Hall Furnishings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55
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Shelving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55
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Steelcase Series 4200: Reader Tables, . . . .Desks, Utility Tables, and Typing Stands .56
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Lounge Furniture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .57
SIGNAGE
...........................59
 ART
..............................60
SERVICE CORES AND SPACES
.............61
ELEVATOR CABS
......................62
SECURITY AND FIRE SAFETY EQUIPMENT
.....63
GARAGE
...........................64
GARAGE LOBBY 
......................64
 AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)
....65
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
................66
EXTERIOR HARDSCAPE
.................67
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Pavers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67
 VI.Appendices
.....................68
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Manufacturers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69
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Relevant Preservation Briefs . . . . . . . . . .70
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Selected Reference Books . . . . . . . . . . .71
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Selected Bibliography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72
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D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board Application for Historic Landmark for theMartin Luther King Jr.Memorial Library
(on file at DCPL’scentral facility – MLK, 21st CenturyCapitol Projects office, Room 443)
..............72
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Martin Luther King Jr.Memorial LibraryInventory of Original Furniture
(on file at DCPL’s central facility – MLK, 21st Century CapitolProjects office, Room 443)
..................72
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Martin Luther King Jr.Memorial LibraryMaterials Board
(on file at DCPL’s central facility – MLK, 21st Century CapitolProjects office, Room 443)
..................72
Endnotes
..........................73
 Acknowledgements
..................74

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