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"Chapter 2: Changing Face Value: Design Decisions and the Campus Image"
Author: Rush, Richard A., AIA
Published In: Stewardship & Accountability in Campus Planning, Design & Construction
Date: 2006

Discusses design decisions, particularly as related to enuciating, executing, and perserving the campus vision during the renovation of buildings.  Reviews basic design elements, including materials, colors, and geometries. Details secondary design elements that can be used to preserve the look of an existing building's facade on a new addition: textures, rhythms, stylistic detailing, and human scale.  Describes how simulated materials such as facing bricks can be used to achieve an appearance similar to the original building while reducing expenditures.

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