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Social sustainability in office design : examining the relation between occupant comfort and office-layout and services / bachelor thesis by Kioma Luna Dressler Viturtia ; thesis advisors : Prof. Javier Martín, Prof. Yüksel Pöğün-Zander, PhD.

By: Dressler Viturtia, Kioma Luna [author].
Contributor(s): Martín, Javier [thesis advisor] | Pöğün-Zander, Yüksel [thesis advisor] | Berlin International University of Applied Sciences. Faculty of Design [issuing body].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berlin, Germany : BAU International Berlin University of Applied Sciences, 2018Description: 48 pages : illustrations, plans (chiefly colour) ; 29.5 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): BB 400.02: Interior design, architecture -- Spaces -- Work | BB 080.06: Interior design, architecture -- Special aspects -- Health | BB 060.04: Interior design, architecture -- Psychology -- Emotion, well-being | BB 080.XX: Interior design, architecture -- Special aspects -- Others | BB 300.07.01: Interior design, architecture -- Elements -- Building services engineering -- Heating, cooling | BB 300.08: Interior design, architecture -- Elements -- Lighting | BB 300.07.02: Interior design, architecture -- Elements -- Building services engineering -- Acoustics | BB 300.03: Interior design, architecture -- Elements -- Spatial arrangement | BB 300.13: Interior design, architecture -- Elements -- Greenery | BB 300.XX: Interior design, architecture -- Elements -- OthersGenre/Form: Academic thesesDDC classification: 725.23 Online resources: Full text
Contents:
MACHINE-GENERATED CONTENTS NOTE: 1. Introduction -- 1.1 Research Methodology -- 2. Social Sustainability in Office Design -- 2.1 Comfort in the Office -- 2.2 The Effects of Indoor Environmental Qualities on Office Occupant Comfort -- 2.3 Office Design Assessment -- 2.3.1 Office Layout Types -- 2.4 Chapter Conclusion -- 3. Design Proposal -- 3.1 Applied Design Measures -- 3.2 Proposal Conclusion -- 4. Conclusion of Study -- 5. Bibliography -- 6. List of Figures.
Dissertation note: DISSERTATION NOTE: bachelor thesis in Interior Design, BAU International Berlin University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany, 2018. Summary: MACHINE-GENERATED SUMMARY NOTE: "In office design, Social sustainability is often disregarded to meet the parameters of other sustainable development components. While comfort is crucial when attaining a socially sustainable design, this thesis puts in crisis the term ‘comfort’, commonly misused to describe the look and feel of a design rather than its qualities concerning health and safety for the user. Diverse factors affecting indoor environmental quality are listed and extensively explained. Furthermore, four office layouts are discussed through the scope of social sustainability examining the occupant’s physical and physiological comfort. The information obtained via these investigations is further utilised to complete a design proposal in which office occupant comfort is promoted and enhanced through suitable design measures and occupant-aware building services. This thesis concludes there is no universal layout suited for all occupants and offices, but the clever combination of suitable design methods fitted to the needs of office occupants and their environment can result in a fruitful office design that promotes productivity and comfort. RESEARCH QUESTION: What elements of interior design affect office occupant’s comfort and how can these be used to promote it?" -- Abstract, p. 3.
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DESIGN -- Interior design, architecture BB 400.02 D817 2018 (Browse shelf) No access to hard copy 2019-0278

DISSERTATION NOTE: bachelor thesis in Interior Design, BAU International Berlin University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany, 2018.

BIBLIOGRAPHY NOTE: includes bibliographical references (p. 42-47).

MACHINE-GENERATED CONTENTS NOTE:
1. Introduction --
1.1 Research Methodology --
2. Social Sustainability in Office Design --
2.1 Comfort in the Office --
2.2 The Effects of Indoor Environmental Qualities on Office Occupant Comfort --
2.3 Office Design Assessment --
2.3.1 Office Layout Types --
2.4 Chapter Conclusion --
3. Design Proposal --
3.1 Applied Design Measures --
3.2 Proposal Conclusion --
4. Conclusion of Study --
5. Bibliography --
6. List of Figures.

MACHINE-GENERATED SUMMARY NOTE:
"In office design, Social sustainability is often disregarded to meet the parameters of other sustainable development components. While comfort is crucial when attaining a socially sustainable design, this thesis puts in crisis the term ‘comfort’, commonly misused to describe the look and feel of a design rather than its qualities concerning health and safety for the user. Diverse factors affecting indoor environmental quality are listed and extensively explained. Furthermore, four office layouts are discussed through the scope of social sustainability examining the occupant’s physical and physiological comfort. The information obtained via these investigations is further utilised to complete a design proposal in which office occupant comfort is promoted and enhanced through suitable design measures and occupant-aware building services. This thesis concludes there is no universal layout suited for all occupants and offices, but the clever combination of suitable design methods fitted to the needs of office occupants and their environment can result in a fruitful office design that promotes productivity and comfort.
RESEARCH QUESTION: What elements of interior design affect office occupant’s comfort and how can these be used to promote it?"
-- Abstract, p. 3.

SOURCE OF ACQUISITION NOTE: hard and digital copies acquired as obligatory copies from the author via Examinations Office, 2019-01-16. 1

ISSUING BODY NOTE: BAU International Berlin University of Applied Sciences is the former name of Berlin International University of Applied Sciences.

CATALOGUING: original descriptive cataloguing + summary + contents, 2019-04-02, 2019-11-16.

CATALOGUING: subject indexing + call number with BIDAC, 2019-04-02.

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