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Intelligent Buildings: An Introduction

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This book introduces the concept of Intelligent Buildings to the wider construction community.

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This book introduces the concept of Intelligent Buildings to the wider construction community. 

Edited by the Father of Intelligent Buildings, Derek Clements-Croome, the book explains that intelligent buildings should be sustainable, healthy, technologically aware, meet the needs of occupants and business, and should be flexible and adaptable to deal with change. 

This means the processes of planning, design, construction, commissioning and facilities management including post-occupancy evaluation are all important. Buildings comprise many systems devised by many people and yet the relationship between buildings and people can only work satisfactorily if there is an integrated team with a holistic vision.

Table of Contents

Part I: Principles of Design and Management Practice  
1. Introduction  
2. Building Owner's Perspective  
3. Why Should a Client Invest in an Intelligent Building?  
4. Bringing Intelligence to Buildings
5. Human factors  
6. Integration of People, Processes and Products  
7. Robustness in Design  
8. Passive and Active Environmental Quality Control  
9. Intelligent Buildings Management Systems  
10. Integrated Teams Can Deliver More for Less  
11. BIM: A Collaborative Way of Working  
12. Post-Occupancy Evaluation  
13. Tenets for Planning Design and Management of Intelligent Buildings  Part II: Case Studies  
14. Intelligent Buildings in Practice: the Buro Happold Experience  
15. Post Occupancy Evaluation: University of Nottingham Jubilee Campus  
16. Tall Building Design and Sustainable Urbanism: London as a Crucible  
17. Druk White Lotus School, Ladakh, India  
18. Energy Saving Potential for a High-Rise Office Building  
19. An Intelligent Building Index Awarded Building  
20. Intelligent Building Management

Product details

  • Published: March 2020
  • Publisher: Taylor and Francis
  • Author: Clements-Croome D
  • ISBN : 9780367576325