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Smart Buildings: Technology and the Design of the Built Environment

Author/EditorBakker, Ron (Author)
Publisher: RIBA Publishing
ISBN: 9781859468708
Pub Date01/01/2020
BindingHardback
Pages160
Dimensions (mm)250(h) * 210(w)
A practical guide to technical advances including Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing, innovative materials and robotics, Smart Buildings also outlines the opportunities for architecture including improved communication, flexibility, wellbeing, productivity and data collection.
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How is technology shaping our built environment and changing the practice of architecture? This book explores how buildings and spaces are designed, built, used, and better understood through technology. A practical guide to technical advances including Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing, innovative materials and robotics, Smart Buildings also outlines the opportunities for architecture including improved communication, flexibility, wellbeing, productivity and data collection. Bringing together multidisciplinary contributions and case studies from across the globe, this book provides an inspiring practical guide on how technology can inspire new architectural ideas, improving quality, comfort, health and wellbeing in the built environment.

How is technology shaping our built environment and changing the practice of architecture? This book explores how buildings and spaces are designed, built, used, and better understood through technology. A practical guide to technical advances including Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing, innovative materials and robotics, Smart Buildings also outlines the opportunities for architecture including improved communication, flexibility, wellbeing, productivity and data collection. Bringing together multidisciplinary contributions and case studies from across the globe, this book provides an inspiring practical guide on how technology can inspire new architectural ideas, improving quality, comfort, health and wellbeing in the built environment.

Ron Bakker is an architect and founding partner of PLP Architecture. He is the architect of The Edge, Amsterdam, which Bloomberg has called "the greenest office building in the world, and quite possibly the smartest". Ron speaks regularly on the role of new technologies in the built environment and their impact on productivity and well-being at universities and conferences around the world, including the World Economic Forum and TEDx.

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