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Future office : design, practice, and applied research

Author: Chris Grech; David Walters
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2008.
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Developments in IT and the resulting knowledge-based economy have challenged traditional concepts of office design, as well as many of the larger architectural and urban design models. This book examines the implications of this revolution on urban design and identifies potential new trends in office design from an international perspective.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Grech; David Walters
ISBN: 0415385903 0415385911 0203085957 9780415385909 9780415385916 9780203085950
OCLC Number: 82672582
Description: ix, 171 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Notes on contributors --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction. The future office : design, practice, and applied research / Chris Grech and David Walters --
pt. I. Place making. Organizational change / Philip Kuttner [and others] --
The interior environment / Vivian Loftness, Jacqueline Vischer, and Jack Tanis --
Towards a psychology of the work environment : comfort, satisfaction and performance / Jacqueline Vischer --
The cultural and physical environment as drivers of workplace design / James H. Thompson --
Workplace and the new American community / David Walters --
Reinventing the American suburban business park / Scott Wilson --
New office, new community / G.B. Arrington and Craig Briner --
Challenges and lessons learned at Arlington Potomac Yard : a work in progress / Dan Kohlhepp --
pt. II. Technological integration. Enthusiastic pragmatism / Christoph Ingenhoven --
Form, function, and aesthetics in the design of tall buildings / Eugene Kohn --
Green design / Kenneth Yeang --
Best practice : a developer's perspective / Michael Harrison --
The added value of sustainable design / Chris Hays, Brad Smith, and Steven Ott --
High performance building envelopes / John Breshears, Christoph Ingenhoven, and Kenneth Yeang --
Information technology and building infrastructure / Wolfgang Wagener, Jupp Gauchel, and Matthew Spathas --
Connected buildings / Wolfgang Wagener --
pt. III. The future --
Measurement : the key to reinventing the office / Francis Duffy --
Index --
Illustration credits.
Other Titles: Design, practice, and applied research
Responsibility: edited by Chris Grech and David Walters.
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