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SPACE REQUIREMENT

I. Entrance
a. Entrance/Exit Vestibule
- Passage room for security purposes.

b. Security Post
- A location where a security is posted or station.

II. Reception
a. Lobby
- corridor or hall connected with a larger room or series of rooms
and used as a passageway or waiting room
b. Information Area
- Space for people to ask questions if needed.

c. Registration Area
- It acts as a space were people attending various events register
themselves.
d. Ticketing Booths
- For ticket sales and confirmation.

- This area may vary depending upon the intended scope of events
to be booked.
- Most ticket booths are required in the lobby area or an outer lobby.
- Should be accessible to the public during non-event periods without
losing security.
 Money Room with Vault
 Group Sales Office
 Ticket Manager’s Office
 Work Area
- For storing event posters and making up ticket
pricing boards.
e. Staircase
- a flight of stairs with the supporting framework, casing, and
balusters

III. Lounging
a. Lounge
- A lounge is an area where you can sit, wait and relax. A
comfortable room where guests go to wait.
b. Smoking Area
- A smoking area (or smoking lounge) is a room which is specifically
provided and furnished for smoking, generally in buildings where
smoking is otherwise prohibited.
c. Restrooms
- A room equipped with one or more lavatories and toilets and if a
men's room usually with one or more urinals.
- The size and quantity of the toilets to be provided shall be decided
in accordance to NBC standards.
- They shall be provided for the peak capacity.
 Male with PWD
 Female with PWD
 Baby Changing Room

IV. Restaurant and Food Courts


 Restaurant
- A place where people pay to sit and eat meals that are
cooked and served on the premises.
- Should be planned to achieve variety of seating
arrangements.
- Provide acoustic lobby between restaurant and kitchen.
- Access should be planned for guest.
- The service aisle should not be less than 0.9-1.35m if it is to
be used by both trolleys and guest.
- Waiter station should be located so as not to disturb guest.
- Ambience is an important factor in restaurant design:
decoration, lighting should be an integral part.

a. Counter Area
- Area used for making transactions in a store or other commercial
areas.
b. Seating Area
- Seats provided for the customers.

c. Kitchen
- A room or part of a room used for cooking and food preparation in
a dwelling or in a commercial establishment.
d. Staff Lounge and Locker
- A room containing lockers for the storage of personal belongings of
the staffs plus relaxing area.
e. Manager’s Office
- An office for the administrative service of the building.
f. Receiving Area
- The main variables affecting the amount of space needed for the
receiving functions are the number, type and type of the deliveries
that are to be handled at one time.
- Ease of opening, checking, moving and stack ability all have
bearing on the space required.
g. Storage Room
- An area divided into dry storage and storage for easily perishable
goods.
h. Staff Restroom
 Food Courts
- Large halls that house groups of small outlets selling a wide
variety of specialist food productions.
- With attractive displays and a market –style environment, food
courts offers a pleasant shopping environment and can be added to
supermarkets beyond the check-outs.
- Storage space for one day’s trade.
- A bakery, a butcher, cafes & bars, ice cream parlor plus shops etc.

V. Shops
a. Convenience Store
- A convenience store is a small-sized store or shop that
offers a limited range of grocery and other items that people
are likely to need or want as a matter of convenience.

i. Counter Area
ii. Staff Lounge and Locker
iii. Manager’s Office
iv. Receiving Area
v. Storage Room
vi. Staff Restroom

b. Merch and Gift Shop


i. Counter Area
ii. Staff Lounge and Locker
iii. Manager’s Office
iv. Receiving Area
v. Storage Room
vi. Staff Restroom

VI. Seating Area


a. Entrance and Exit Stairs
- Seats provided for the viewing experience of the spectators/ guests.
- The seating area is usually located at the second floor of the arena
 VIP Seating
- Seating for selected people.
- VIP is more comfortable seating and choice of placement
in the venue.
b. Fire Exits
- A fire escape is a special kind of emergency exit, usually mounted
to the outside of a building or occasionally inside but separate from
the main areas of the building.

VII. Play Surface Area


- For sports, as a basis for measurements.
- Space where a sports or an activity takes place

a. Vomitorium
- A vomitorium is a passage situated below or behind a tier of seats
in an amphitheatre or a stadium, through which big crowds can exit
rapidly at the end of a performance. They can also be pathways for
actors to enter and leave stage.
b. Player’s Benches
- Seats provided for the players.
c. Sports Equipment Storage
- A room where sports equipment is stored

VIII. Control Room


- The control room will monitor the over-all functioning of the building.
- Room for the equipment that controls the outputs.
- A room serving as a central space where a large physical facility or
physically dispersed service can be monitored and controlled.
IX. Participant’s Area
a. Entrance/Exit Vestibule
b. Information Area
c. Registration Area
- It acts as a space were people attending various events register
themselves.
d. Lounging Area
e. Restaurant
- A place where people pay to sit and eat meals that are cooked and
served on the premises.
f. Restrooms
g. Clinic
- A clinic refers to a medical facility that caters to patients on an
outpatient basis, addressing and treating common conditions and
illnesses.

h. For Sports Participants


i. Warm-Up or Training Areas
- A place to engage in exercise or practice especially before
entering a game or contest, or trainings
- A room containing lockers for the storage of personal
belongings plus showers.
ii. Party Room
- A large room where formal dinners or parties can be held. A
room ideal for business conferences and special occasions.
iii. Team Locker and Dressing Rooms
 Changing Room
- A changing room is a room where you
can change your clothes and usually have a
shower, for example at a sports centre.
 Shower Room
- The showers or the shower in a place such as
a sports centre is the area containing showers

i. For Convention Participants


i. Rehearsal Rooms
- Enclosed space without natural light close to the dressing
room.
- There should be at least one stage for the rehearsal of
performances
ii. Dressing Room
- A room used chiefly for dressing especially: room in
a theatre for changing costumes and makeup.
- It should have discrete access
- Be equipped with secure hanging space
- Have mirrors with good lighting over vanity tables Have
separate toilets & showers  Have audio/video feed from
performance areas
- Be equipped with phones and power outlets.
iii. Workshops
- A meeting at which a group of people engage in intensive
discussion and activity on a particular subject or project.
iv. Locker and Dressing Rooms

X. Convention Facilities
a. Stage
- A raised floor or platform were entertainers or performers or
speakers perform.
- A designated space for the performance of productions. The stage
serves as a space for actors or performers and a focal point for the
members of the audience.

i. Backstage
- The part of the stage which is out of the sight of the
audience.
- The service areas, behind, beside or underneath the
stage.
- Also refers to the personnel who work in the technical
departments that work to create the performance,
alongside the actors and musicians.
- Occurring in the area behind the stage and especially
in the dressing rooms.

b. Lecture Room
- A room in which lectures are given with seats in tiers.
c. Exhibition Halls
- The Exhibition Spaces are intended as a combination of indoor and
open-air exhibition space in order to create a strong relation between
covered and green open spaces through thematic content.
- The goal is to create an integrated expositive landscape and a Visitor
Experience that immediately establishes a positive relationship
between humankind and nature, creating a bridge between the
content of the Event and the nature of exhibition spaces.
- The exhibition hall provides optimal conditions for
 Trade fairs
 Exhibits
 Conventions

i. Receiving Area
- The main variables affecting the amount of space needed for
the receiving functions are the number, type and type of the
deliveries that are to be handled at one time.
- Ease of opening, checking, moving and stack ability all have
bearing on the space required.
ii. Repair Station
- A space for repairs and maintenance.
iii. Storage Room

d. Conference Rooms
- A room provided for singular events such as business conferences
and meetings.
- Room intended for meetings of employees and other who manages
the building.
- They hold meetings and small company training sessions for 20-30
people.

e. Seminar Halls
- They are ideal for small scale events like workshops, training sessions,
press conference, etc.
- They are large enough to seat attendees ranging from 50-200 people.
i. Audio-Visual Room
- Provided for viewing and listening to audio-visual materials.
ii. Equipment Storage
- Room for storing equipment.
f. Library
- A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources,
made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing. It
provides physical or digital access to material, and may be a physical
building or room, or a virtual space, or both.
g. Press Room
- Press workroom should be located near the lower seating area.
 Photographer’s Work Area with Darkroom
 Press Booths
 Radio and TV Announcers

h. Storage Room

XI. Service Areas


a. Pump Room
- An environment that contains the largest concentration of pipelines of
any space within the building.
- A room, building, or compartment in which pumps are housed or from
which they are controlled.
- Cistern
- A cistern is a simple and sure fire way of bringing
your water costs down. From their prime purpose,
which is holding water and storing it for future uses,
cisterns are also utilized in a number of applications -
from toilet flushes, irrigation to deviating water from
buildings and streets.

- Water Heaters
- A water heater is an appliance that converts energy to
heat and transfers that heat to water. It's connected to a
cold water supply pipe and has an outgoing
hot water pipe—or system of pipes—that supplies
heated water to faucets and appliances.
- Solar Water Heater
- (SWH) is the conversion of sunlight into heat for water
heating using a solar thermal collector.

b. Air Conditioning Room


- Air Handling Unit Station
- (AHU) are the lungs of any HVAC system. An air
handling unit is a device used to regulate and
circulate air as part of the heating, ventilation and air
conditioning system
c. Electrical Room
- Room for electric panel boards.
- A room or space in a building dedicated to electrical equipment. Its
size is usually proportional to the size of the building.
d. Generator Room
- A room that houses the emergency power generators.
e. Storage Rooms
- Room for storing equipment.
f. Waste Disposal
- Where waste or garbage is disposed.
- Where the collection, transport, treatment and disposal of waste,
together with monitoring and regulation of the waste management
process is done.
g. Guard Room
- Storage and lockers for security personnel.
h. Janitor Room
- Storage and lockers for cleaning personnel.
i. Maintenance Room
- Area for the equipment for maintenance.

I. Parking Areas
- An area that is assigned for parking. Normally, the parking spaces are
marked on the ground with white or yellow lines that form squares that each
fit one car.
a. Public Parking
i. Car Parking
ii. Bus Parking
iii. Tricycle Parking
iv. Motorcycle Parking
b. Private Parking
c. Service Parking
i. Ambulance Parking
ii. Garbage Truck Parking
MALOLOS SPORTS AND
CONVENTION CENTER
Province of Bulacan, Central
Luzon, Philippines.
Greenwoods Sports
Center (Dasmariñas City)
Caloocan Sports Complex

Caloocan City, Philippines


St. Louis Regional Convention and Sport Complex
The Dome at America's Center