Future Office

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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 ...

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Overview

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 current urban design and identifies potential new trends in office design from an international perspective.

Six themes are addressed:

  • IT and building infrastructure
  • new office/new community
  • organizational change
  • high performance building envelopes
  • interior environment
  • value added sustainable design.

These forward-thinking essays have been contributed by practitioners and academics from a wide spectrum of interests to deliver an illuminating look into the unfolding possibilities and challenges ahead.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415385916
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/12/2008
  • Pages: 184
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Chris Grech, RIBA, is an Associate Professor at The School of Architecture and Planning at The Catholic University of America in Washington DC, USA.

David Walters, RIBA, is a Professor at The College of Architecture at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA.

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Table of Contents

Introduction Future Office: Design, Practice and Applied Research Chris Grech, David Walters Section One: Keynote Presentations Measurement: The Key to the Reinvention of the Office Dr Francis Duffy Enthusiastic Pragmatism Christoph Ingenhoven Green Design Dr Kenneth Yeang Form, Function and Aesthetics in the Design of Tall Buildings Gene Kohn Best Practice: A Developer's Perspective Michael Harrison Section Two: Discussion Panels New Offfice, New Community G.B. Arrington, Craig Briner The Added Value of Sustainable Design Chris Hays, Brad Smith, Professor Steven Ott The Interior Environment Dr Vivian Loftness, Dr Jacqueline Vischer, Jack Tanis Organizational Change Jack Tanis, Kevin Kampschroer, Dr Judith Heerwagen, Dr Francis Duffy High Performance Building Envelopes John Breshears, Chrisoph Ingenhoven, Dr Kenneth Yeang Information Technology and Building Infrastructure Dr Wolfgang Wagener, Dr Jupp Gauchel, Matthew Spathas Section Three: Essays Workplace and the New American Community Professor David Walters Reinventing the Surburban Business Park Scott Wilson Challenges and Lessons Learned at Arlington Potomac Yard: A Work in Progress Dr Dan Kohlhepp Towards a Psychology of the Work Environment: Comfort, Satisfaction and Performance Dr Jacqueline Vischer The Cultural and Physical Environment as Drivers of Workplace Design James H. Thompson Communications Driven Architecture Dr Wolfgang Wagener

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