Planning Office Space - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780851398624, 9781483103266

Planning Office Space

1st Edition

Editors: Francis Duffy Colin Cave John Worthington
eBook ISBN: 9781483103266
Imprint: Architectural Press
Published Date: 1st July 1984
Page Count: 256
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Planning Office Space tackles architectural concerns in offices design. The book is comprised of 37 chapters that are organized into 10 sections.

Section I covers the planning of the office space. Section II discusses the office shell, while Section III deals with the office interior. The book also deals with the economics of building offices, and then tackles the legal concerns in office planning. The office environment and facilities are discussed. The text also covers office space management and the future of office designs. The last section presents a guide to office design.

The text will be useful to architects and individuals who want to either commission or renovate an office.

Table of Contents

1: Planning Office Space The Principles of Office Design Two Decades of Continuous Development Some Notes on an Activity 2: The Office Shell The Custom Designed Office Building Methods of Measuring Space: The Shell Shell and Core Office Shells: A Comparison Grids 3: The Office Interior Bürolandschaft: A Science of Office Design Bürolandschaft: An Appraisal The Organization and the Shell The Organization and the Scenery Layout in Open Plan Offices Methods of Measuring Space: The Scenery 4: The Economics of Building Offices Building Finance The Residual Method of Land Valuation Office Building: Variations in Shape Scenery Costs 5: The Law and Regulations Legislation on the Quantity and Location of Development Regulations Controlling the Office Shell 6: The Office Environment Integrated Services for Office Buildings Acoustic Factors Thermal Factors Office Environment Checklist 7: Office Facilities Entrances and Reception Areas Conference and Meeting Facilities Storage and Distribution Eating Hygiene Facilities Automatic Data Processing 8: Managing Office Space Office Furniture Moving into an Office Management of Office Space Three Older Office Buildings 9: A Possible Future New Projects New Directions 10: Design Guide Design Guide Bibliography List of Authors Index


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About the Editor

Francis Duffy

Affiliations and Expertise


Colin Cave

John Worthington

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Institute of Advanced Architectural Studies, York University, UK.

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