The Office Book

Ideas and Designs for Contemporary Work Spaces

Author: Judy Graf Klein

Publisher: Book Sales

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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Provides a comprehensive guide to the office environment, discussing office technology, furnishings, and office-planning theory

Mechanical Brides

Women and Machines from Home to Office

Author: Ellen Lupton

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN: 9781878271976

Category: Design

Page: 65

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How appliances and business equipment define women's roles.

Facility Management 1

Enstehung, Konzeptionen, Perspektiven

Author: Hans Kahlen

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642595111

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 610

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Facility Management ist ein unternehmerischer Prozeß, der durch die Integration von Planung, Kontrolle und Bewirtschaftung bei Gebäuden, Anlagen und Einrichtungen (facilities) und unter Berücksichtigung von Arbeitsplatz und Arbeitsumfeld eine verbesserte Nutzungsflexibilität, Arbeitsproduktivität und Kapitalrentabilität zum Ziel hat. Die Entwicklung in Deutschland folgt der internationalen Entwicklung mit einem Abstand von mehreren Jahren. Einer der führenden Fachleute aus den USA hat für dieses Werk erfahrene europäische Mitautoren gewonnen. Alle strategisch wichtigen Aspekte werden angesprochen. Das Set besteht aus zwei Bänden.

Transforming the Doctor's Office

Principles from Evidence-based Design

Author: Ann Sloan Devlin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317750012

Category: Architecture

Page: 184

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From the parking lot to the exam room, doctors can improve the physical surroundings for their patients, yet often they do not. Given the numerous and varied duties doctors must perform, it may fall to the design profession to implement changes, many based on research, to improve healthcare experiences. From location and layout to furnishings and positive distractions, this book provides evidence-based information about the physical environment to help doctors and those who design medical workspaces improve the experience of health care. Along with its research base, a special aspect of this book is the integration of relevant historical material about the office practice of physicians at the beginning of the twentieth century. Many of their design solutions are viable today. In addition to improving the physical design of healthcare facilities, author Ann Sloan Devlin is the granddaughter, daughter, and niece of physicians, as well as the granddaughter and daughter of nurses. She worked in a hospital during college, and has visited a good many practitioners’ offices in medical office buildings and ambulatory care settings. This book addresses an overlooked location of care: the doctor’s office suite.

Workspheres

Design and Contemporary Work Styles

Author: Paola Antonelli

Publisher: The Museum of Modern Art

ISBN: 9780870700132

Category: Architecture

Page: 223

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In the past, work has shaped the way we live. In the near future, the way we live may shape the way we work. Workspherescreatively confronts the design demands of the ever-evolving contemporary work environment. Featuring design products, prototypes, and models, and part of a groundbreaking 2001 exhibition held at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exciting book introduces work concepts originated by internationally recognized designers who address the unique needs of specific work scenarios, including the nomadic office of a business traveler; the domestic office; the virtual office; and more traditional offices in settings configured for group interaction. Featuring projects commissioned especially for Workspheresby such avant-garde brainstormers as LOT/EK, Digital Image Design, and Hella Jongerius, interviews with designers extraordinaire Bruce Mau, Michael Brill, and Francis Duffy, and more pictures of chairs, cubicles, and desks that you've ever imagined, even in your most compulsive catalogue fantasies, Workspheresis the ultimate consideration of contemporary work space.

Interior Design

Author: Harry Vernon Anderson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Interior decoration

Page: N.A

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Innenarchitektur in Deutschland.

Zwischen Tradition und Vision.

Author: Rudolf BDIA durch Schricker,Bund Deutscher Innenarchitekten

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783874226462

Category: Interior architecture

Page: 239

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Illinois Libraries

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Libraries

Page: N.A

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Includes proceedings of the Illinois Library Association.

Office Spaces 1

Author: Robyn Beaver

Publisher: Images Publishing

ISBN: 9781876907594

Category: Architecture

Page: 224

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High-rise corporate headquarters, offices, purpose-built offices and renovations appear alongside many examples of architects' own offices. Interiors as well as exteriors illustrate the infinite ways in which our workplaces are tailored and personalized t

Office Spaces 1

Author: Robyn Beaver

Publisher: Images Publishing

ISBN: 9781876907594

Category: Architecture

Page: 224

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High-rise corporate headquarters, offices, purpose-built offices and renovations appear alongside many examples of architects' own offices. Interiors as well as exteriors illustrate the infinite ways in which our workplaces are tailored and personalized t

Urban Space and Cityscapes

Perspectives from Modern and Contemporary Culture

Author: Christoph Lindner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134212429

Category: Architecture

Page: 230

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From the verticals of New York, Hong Kong and Singapore to the sprawls of London, Paris and Jakarta, this interdisciplinary volume of new writing examines constructions, representations, imaginations and theorizations of 'cityscapes' in modern and contemporary culture. With specially-commissioned essays from the fields of cultural theory, architecture, film, literature, visual art and urban geography, it offers fresh insight into the increasingly complex relationship between urban space, cultural production and everyday life. This volume draws on critical urban studies and moves beyond familiar cultural representations of the city by considering urban planning and architecture. Organized under three inter-related themes - image, text and form - essay topics range from the examination of cyberpunk skylines, pagan urbanism and the cinema of urban disaster, to the analysis of iconic city landmarks such as the twin towers, the London Eye and the Judisches Museum Berlin. Covering a diverse range of cities, including Berlin, Chicago, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Paris, and Venice, this fantastic resource for students, scholars and researchers alike, works expertly at the intersections of visual, material, and literary culture.

Life of Work

What Office Design Can Learn from the World Around Us

Author: Jeremy Myerson,Imogen Privett

Publisher: Black Dog Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781908966780

Category: Architecture

Page: 144

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Life of Work: What Office Design Can Learn From the World Around Us sets out to make the twenty-first century workplace a more dynamic, engaging, colourful, flexible and inclusive place. Jeremy Myerson and Imogen Privett, from the Royal College of Art in London, looked in some unlikely places for ideas and inspiration?the academic library, theatre design, pop up events in the city and intensive team environments in air traffic control, emergency medical departments and the newsroom. Working from the position that, whilst the design of most contemporary offices satisfies physical and functional requirements, it seldom supports the psychological comfort and individual needs of the people who use them every working day, Life of Work offers an agenda for change that has significant implications for every level of workplace design and implementation. Based on a major research project between the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design at the Royal College of Art and two global industry partners, Haworth and Philips Lighting, Life of Work will be of value to anyone who has an interest in architecture or interior design, the politics and management of the working environment, space design and urban planning, as well as furniture design.