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Mass Customisation and Personalisation in Architecture and Construction.

Author: Poorang A E Piroozfar
Publisher: Taylor & Francis, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenged by the recent economic crisis, the building and construction industry is currently seeking new orientation and strategies. Here mass customisation is uncovered as a key strategy in helping to meet this challenge. The term mass customisation denotes an offering that meets the demands of each individual customer, whilst still being produced with mass production efficiency. Today mass customisation is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Poorang A E Piroozfar
ISBN: 1299685471 9781299685475 9781135903404 1135903409
OCLC Number: 851157615
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Mass Customisation in the Built Environment, Architecture and Construction Part 1: Principles of Mass Customisation 1.1 Three Capabilities that Make Mass Customisation Work Frank Piller 1.2 Advancements of Mass Customisation in Service and Manufacturing Industries: Lessons for the Built Environment Poorang (A.E) Piroozfar 1.3 The Next Wave in Housing Personalisation: Cutomized Residential Fit-Out Steve Kendall 1.4 Spatial Mass-Customisation: Mass-Customizble Urban Spaces and Spatial Entities Eric R. P. Farr Part 2: Enabling Technologies, Designs, and Business Models 2.1 Conceptulising the Use of System Products and Product Platforms in the Building Industry Lars Hvam, Niels H. Mortensen, Christian Theusen and Andres Haug 2.2 Product and Process Approaches Martin Bechthold 2.3 Customisable Architectural Systems: Emerging Types of Integrated Product Deliveries in the Building Industry Kasper S. Vibaek 2.4 Design and Construction of Three-Dimensional Lightweight Timber Grid Structures Explored through a Mass-Customised Approach Olga Popovic Larsen 2.5 Robot Oriented Construction Management Thomas Bock and Thomas Linner 2.6 Economic Analysis of Customised Apartments Guohua Tang and Mitchell M. Tseng Part 3: Practical Applications, Prototypes and Experiences 3.1 Emerging Trends and Concepts of Mass Customisation in Taiwan's Housing Industry Kung-Jen Tu and Wei-Hao Yang 3.2 Automation, Robotics, Services: Evolution of Large-Scale Mass Customisation in Japanese Building Industry Thomas Linner and Thomas Bock 3.3 Commercialisation Principles for the Low-Carbon Mass Customised Housing Delivery in Japan Masa Noguchi 3.4 Mass Customised Structures for Relief : Physical Production with Digital Fabrication Larry Sass and Dan Smithwick 3.5 Two Case Studies of Mass Customisation and Digital Fabrication in the Building Industry Ingrid Paoletti Part 4: Future Topics, New Potentials, and Emerging Challenges 4.1 Stylemachine - Case Study: Mass Tailoring the Housing Block Apartments in Internet Tomas Westerholm 4.2 Enabling Mass Customisation in Construction: Making the Long Tail Work Christian Thuesen, Jens S. Jensen and Stefan C. Gottlieb 4.3 The Application of Game Theory on Customisation Strategies in the Construction Industry Ghashang Piroozfar and Poorang Piroozfar 4.4 A Shift in the Order of Use: 'User Informed Objects' Assa Ashuach

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Challenged by the recent economic crisis, the building and construction industry is currently seeking new orientation and strategies. Here mass customisation is uncovered as a key strategy in helping to meet this challenge. The term mass customisation denotes an offering that meets the demands of each individual customer, whilst still being produced with mass production efficiency. Today mass customisation is emerging from a pilot stage into a scalable and sustainable strategy ... The first dedicated publication of its kind, this book provides a forum for the concept with.

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