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ARC 402: Thesis

Case Study Checklist


A. SITE LEVEL
1. Site details
Location
History
Nearest Landmark
Major Access to site - Entry and Exit
Road Geometrics in the site
Topography
Utilities
Water Supply, Electricity, telephone, Sanitary, Fire, Storm
water drainage, Waste disposal, etc.
Surrounding Context
Neighborhood structures, Views-Vistas, Noise from streets,
etc.
Parking facilities
Landscape features
Any sustainable aspects, eg: Rainwater harvesting, etc.

B. Building Level
2. Planning study
Horizontal & Vertical zoning of spaces.
Typology of spaces
Hierarchy of spaces
3. Parking Level(s) planning
Entry and Exit ramps
Spaces and Numbers
Signages
Safety and security
Circulation routes
Any advanced system of parking
4. Floor Plans study
Each level study

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ARC 402: Thesis

Vertical cores - analysis


Any philosophy / theme in planning
Circulation routes for public (Horiz.,Vert., Visual)
Circulation Service routes (Horiz.,Vert.)
Administration spaces, service spaces

5. Services
Lighting (Natural and Artificial)
HVAC
Water supply and Sanitation
Fire Safety
Elevators / Escalators
Waste disposal
Communication
6. Structural and Constructional Techniques
7. Material Study
At Site Level pavements , Steps, Entrance Flooring, etc.,
Building Level

Flooring details of Common spaces, passages

Atriums, Shop Interiors

Faade treatments

Roof details

Wall claddings

Service spaces
Detailing of any special feature / technique.
8.

Activity Study
Use of different spaces
Activities in common spaces, passages, around elevators, entranceexit.
Recreational Areas (play zones)
Food Courts
Seating Spaces and Resting spaces
Study and analysis based on Anthropometrics

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