Norman Barrientos partnered with Jeff Tews to present “7 Design Habits of Highly Effective Garages: A Combined View from a Fleet Manager and an Architect” at the Public Works Expo in Charlotte, North Carolina over the summer.
The session provided public works professionals with a robust methodology for rationalizing and justifying the design criteria for their garage projects, allowing them to move forward with a compelling rationale for budget approval.
Read on for a brief overview of the 7 design principles outlined in this notable presentation!
1. Robustly Defined Facility Program
2. Workflow Efficiency
A facility that enhances and supports the daily operations of garages includes:
3. Productivity & Safety
Increase work output and worker safety with:
4. Asset Control & Security
Maintain, track, preserve & distribute equipment & bulk assets on site with defined areas for:
5. Supervision & Communication
Support & enhance managerial communication, tracking, and information-gathering with:
6. Performance & Sustainability
A building and yard that will last over 70 years and is environmentally sustainable through
7. Future Trends Integration
Key garage building trends include:
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