3-7 QUIET RECREATION
Reading, watching T.V., quiet
3-7.1 ACTIVITIES AND USES ANTICIPATED:
May be used at all hours of the
s o c i a l i z i n g , quiet games, such as bridge.
Predominantly used by single people and small groups.
d a y or night.
The space should have a quiet atmosphere,
3-7.2 CHARACTER OF SPACE:
with soft furnishings creating areas of privacy.
8 ' - 0 " for room 10'-0"+ wide.
M i n i m u m ceiIing height should increase by the approximate
r a t i o of 1'-0" for each increase of 5'-0" in room width.
3 - 7 . 3 . 2 S i z i n g o f S p a c e s : Requirements for this space, and size, may
v a r y depending on local requirements and operational policies.
M i n . area of space: 200 s.f.
M a x . area of single space:
A l l o w 3-5% of gross floor area for this space.
3 - 7 . 4 BASIC EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Comfortable furniture; low tables; card
t a b l e s ; c a r p e t e d ; T . V . room requires outlets, a n d T.V. outlets to antenna.
3-7.5 REQUIREMENTS OF SUB-AREAS WITHIN MAIN SPACE: Not applicable.
3-7.6 PLANNING CRITERIA
3 - 7 . 6 . 1 Should be accessible
other activity spaces.
3 - 7 . 6 . 3 Should be planned as dead-end space, t o
3-4.6.4 T.V. viewing must be provided in space acoustically isolated
from other quiet recreation activities.
3-7.7 GENERAL ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
Undesirable in T.V. room area.
Lounge and reading areas should have soft
l i g h t i n g of a residential nature. T.V. rooms should have
low light level.
See Table 4-7 for standards.