Provides all those involved in the initial stages of the building process--clients, users and members of the design team--with the tools or resources they need to work together to develop design briefs. The step-by-step sequence includes comprehensive checklists, diagrammatic layouts for typical plans, and photographs illustrating the range of possible alternatives. Particular attention is paid to the high technology aspects of office provision in equipment and services. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Inception and the preliminary brief
Inception and initial brief
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