DOD Construction Criteria Manual 4270.1-M
s p e c i f i e s maximum allowable gross areas for officers and
In the absence of any other information, such
a s operational projections to establish the number of meals
t o be served in the dining room, tables 2-5 and 2-6 may be
u s e d to establish a gross square foot area for the faciIity
b a s e d on the military strength as defined in DOD 4270.1-M.
W i t h the gross floor area established, the criteria can be
u s e d to develop a space program for each generic space.
R e p l a c e m e n t Facility, or Addition: The space program for a
r e p l a c e m e n t faciIity or addition must be worked out in
c o n c e r t with the management of the existing faciIity, who
must provide estimates of utiIization of critical
These figures can be derived
activities in the new club.
f r o m past history of the club, plus judgments as to
i n c r e a s e d patronage anticipated when the new faciIities are
Estimate average number of meals and types of service"
t o be provided by dining room at each meal.
t h e size of the dining room can be established, as
d e s c r i b e d in Section 3-2.
S i z e of kitchen can be established from the size of
d i n i n g room, as described in Section 3-4.
E s t i m a t e average attendance at functions in multi-use
s p a c e , particularly dances and bingo.
e s t i m a t e , the size of the multi-use space can be
e s t a b l i s h e d , as described in Section 3-5.
E s t i m a t e frequency and size of party and meeting
functions to be accommodated.
From this estimate,
t h e requirement of separate party and recreation rooms
c a n be established, as described in Sections 3-6, 3-7,
T h e dining room, multi-use, party rooms and quiet and
n o i s y recreation rooms represent the revenue producing
s p a c e s of the club.
Estimate gross area of the club as
e q u a l to area of revenue producing spaces x 2.
W i t h major spaces established, and gross area
e s t a b l i s h e d , remaining spaces can be programmed on
b a s i s shown in tables 2-5 and 2-6.