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Bordass, B and Leaman, A (1997) Future buildings and their services. Building Research & Information, 25(04), 190–5.

  • Type: Journal Article
  • Keywords: briefing; comfort; control; satisfaction; post-occupancy evaluation
  • ISBN/ISSN: 0961-3218
  • URL: http://taylorandfrancis.metapress.com/link.asp?id=rv3tgf73hwm6v5d2
  • Abstract:
    Strategic considerations for designers and clients. The authors explore strategic issues in briefing, design and operation of buildings and their services. Feedback from post- occupancy surveys suggests a need for better integration, less complication, and robust rather than optimum performance, with a concentration on ends rather than means. Emphasis must be given to usability, manageability and minimizing downside risks