Designing the Office of the Future: The Japanese Approach to Tomorrow's Workplace
Wiley, May 5, 1993 - Architecture - 280 pages
Accentuates a selected group of design features—components and integrated systems—that herald innovative future trends and stand the test of occupancy evaluation. Documents the Advanced Building Systems Integrated Symposium (ABSIC) approach and generalized discoveries internationally. Overviews Japanese building trends and discusses specific structures. Details key design changes to be introduced into the advanced workplace including 3D cable networking, multiple-zone heating, ventilating, air conditioning (HVAC), conservation technologies and robotics applications in building control and maintenance.
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A FRAMEWORK FOR DESIGNING AND MANAGING
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