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1 Architectural Design Copyright Texas Education Agency (TEA) 1

2 The Sleeping Area Codes and Preferences Bedrooms Code Requirements 100 sq. ft minimum Minimum width--9-6 A bedroom may be 9-6x 10-6 (99.75 sq. ft.) May not be 5x 20 (100 sq. ft.) 2 Copyright Texas Education Agency (TEA)

3 The Sleeping Area Codes and Preferences Bedrooms-- Code Requirements continued Must have an egress window Emergency exit (such as an egress window--EW) EWs must have a 5.7 sq. ft. minimum opening. 24 Minimum height 20 Minimum width 42" maximum above floor 3 Copyright Texas Education Agency (TEA)

4 The Sleeping Area Codes and Preferences Bedrooms-- Code Requirements continued Habitable rooms must have natural light source 10% of floor area If the EW does not provide this amount of light, a larger window or additional windows must be used. Skylights can be used to provide the natural light. Ceiling height of habitable rooms 7-6" minimum 8-0" standard " common 4 Copyright Texas Education Agency (TEA)

5 The Sleeping Area Codes and Preferences Bedrooms-- Code Requirements continued Door sizes 26" code minimum 2-8" preferred Provides extra space for moving furniture Must have 2x 3 minimum closet space Requires 2-4 x 3-4 center to center (CC) framing 5 Copyright Texas Education Agency (TEA)

6 The Sleeping Area Codes and Preferences Bedrooms-- Code Requirements continued Must have reasonable access to bathroom and toilet facilities Varies from city to city according to local building code 6 Copyright Texas Education Agency (TEA)

7 The Sleeping Area Customary Room Sizes Bedrooms-- Preferred and customary room sizes There is no standard size for bedrooms. The list below is for reference and planning only. 1) Small S.F.- 110" to 120" CC framing size 2) Medium S.F. 120" to 140" CC framing size 3) Large S.F. 120" to 170" CC framing size 4) Luxury 240 S.F. 140 to 170"CC framing size 7 Copyright Texas Education Agency (TEA)

8 The Sleeping Area Customary Room Sizes-- Continued Closets-- Strip closet --Accessible from front only Minimum preferred size 2-4"x 4-4" Average size 2-4"x 5-4" or equivalent Approximately 5 of single rod space Minimum door 24 Up to 6 of closet Distance from door opening to end of the closet cannot exceed 24 Strip closets over 6 must have larger doors ADA requires a minimum door size of 2'-8". 8 Copyright Texas Education Agency (TEA)

9 The Sleeping Area Customary Room Sizes Continued Closets Walk-in Closet (WIC) Accessible from inside the closet. 54 x 34 minimum CC framing Yields 6 for rod space. Rod space may be increased by using double stacked rods. Secondary BR preferred 54 wide and 5-4 deep Yields 10 of single rod space. Rod space may be increased by using double stacked rods Master BR 54 or 64 wide and 10 or more deep CC framing. Rod space may be increased by using double stacked rods as well as single rods. Minimum door size of 24". ADA requires a minimum door size of 2-8". 9 Copyright Texas Education Agency (TEA)

10 The Sleeping Area Customary Room Sizes Continued Hallways/Passageways Passageways--minimum width 36" clear Hallwaysminimum 40" clear Using of 2-6" door requires a clear space of 3-4" (3-8" CC framing). Using a 2'-8" door requires a hall size of 3-6" clear (3-10" CC framing) preferred. 10 Copyright Texas Education Agency (TEA)

11 The Sleeping Area Customary Room Sizes Continued Bathrooms--Code requirements Must have a hand washing, toilet and bathing facilities Water Closet Space 1-3" space on each side of center line 1-8" in front 1-6 if there is a wall on the side Must have ventilation in toilet area Must have GFIC electrical outlets within 3 of a water source Bathing space --2-6"x 2-6" minimum Standard tubs are 2-6"x 5-0 Shower tub/shower areas must be ventilated Lavatories --minimum of 2-6 space in front 11 Copyright Texas Education Agency (TEA)

12 The Sleeping Area Customary Room Sizes Continued Bathrooms Manufacturers Specification Standard tub--2-6x 5-0 Water closet--up to 28" front to back 1-8" space in front minimum Commonly 2-8" in front --5 wall to wall Standard vanity/lavatory 1-6 to 22" deep. Usually controlled by building code Prefabricated showers Start at 2-8 square Preferred size '-4 x 3'-4 CC framing yields a 3'-0 x 3'-0" space. Built in showers usually have 3-0 x 3-0" CC framing up to 3-4 x 5-4" 12 Copyright Texas Education Agency (TEA)

13 The Sleeping Area Customary Room Sizes Continued BathroomsPreferred Sizes Minimum full bath x 8-0" clear Commonly used for secondary bedrooms Medium bath adds 1-2 to vanity width. A second vanity is often used for shared bathrooms. Master baths are generally larger with added features. Two vanities with optional make-up vanity Custom tubs Free-standing shower Compartment toilet area Built-in cabinets 13 Copyright Texas Education Agency (TEA)


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