The Distributed Workplace / Edition 1

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This unique book provides a framework for understanding the significance to the workplace of changing work patterns and offers guidance on workplace design for all professionals concerned with the procurement, design and provision of today's workplace. The book summarizes the findings of a major EU-funded research program and provides in one volume essential information on sustainable work environments.

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'For those who want to know more about what the new workplace is and how to develop it [this book] can be of help ... with its detailed discussion and copious illustration of its various themes.' - Edward Robbins, The Architectural Review
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415318907
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/1/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Andrew Harrison leads DEGW's world-wide research and methods activities, carrying out a range of multi and single client research projects. Previous projects have included intelligent buildings research projects in Europe, South East Asia and Latin America. Andrew was the Director responsible for Sustainable Accommodation in the New Economy (SANE).

Paul Wheeler works with DEGW combining research with consulting on the changing nature of work, new enabling technologies and their impacts on the individuals, organisations and their workplace needs. He was project co-ordinator for the European Commission funded SANE project (Sustainable Accommodation for the New Economy). Paul is now working with private and public sector organisations across Europe to turn The Distributed Workplace into reality.

Carolyn Whitehead joined DEGW in 1994 and is an environmental psychologist. One of her key roles in DEGW is to provide specialist skills in research methodology and she has a strong theoretical and practical background in areas such as questionnaire design and statistical analysis. Before joining DEGW, she worked for Building Use Studies.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Evolution of the Workplace 2. Workplace Evaluation 3. Space Environment Models 4. Creating a Methodology 5. Implementation Strategy 6. Costing Strategies 7. Design and the Distributed Workplace

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