Design Guidelines
Macquarie University Property
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Space types

A number of different space types are required to provide the broad spectrum of functional areas and spaces for the delivery of teaching, research and study spaces, as well as other ancillary and support spaces.
For each particular project, the specific space types that are required will be set out within the project brief.
 
Each space is categorised according to:
-          functional use of the space
-          Space inter-relationships and adjacencies
-          Occupant characteristics, including:
            *   Occupant numbers
            *   Occupant activity
            *   Occupant user interaction,

 
Refer to the following Space Type categories

Staff SpacesCategorised according to their student contact and interaction. Including staff work areas and affiliated and supporting spaces.
Teaching SpacesCategorised according to their functional use. Includes general tutorial spaces, research spaces and specialist teaching spaces.
Lab SpacesCategorised according to their functional use including research and teaching spaces, along with associated preparation and storage spaces.
Student SpacesCategorised according to their functional use including student support areas and spaces associated with student education such as accommodation and study spaces.
Public SpacesCategorised according to their functional use. Includes spaces available for the general public as well as student and staff spaces.
Retail SpacesCategorised according to their functional use. Includes spaces such as food and beverage retail, stationary, and other ancillary retail facilities.
Ancillary SpacesSecondary spaces that are required to support the functions of other key spaces and amenities.