2nd Edition

Reinventing the Workplace

By John Worthington Copyright 2006
    314 Pages
    by Routledge

    314 Pages
    by Routledge

    Incorporating a diversity of practices, cultural and organization change, and new building forms, this book provides ideas, inspiration and analysis of the multitude of ways in which an office space can be designed and utilized. Updated to cope with technological advances, as well as including a new series of case studies on recent Australian, North American and Scandinavian experiences, the contributors draw on a wealth and variety of professional experience to present the best and most innovative solutions for today's office - and tomorrow's workplace.

    Preface; Introduction: the Changing Workplace; The Logistical City; New Patterns of Work: Design of the Office; Real Estate and the Future; Workplace Design: Global or Tribal; The Creative office (MAJOR UPDATE); Competing for the future of Corporate Real Estate; Converging Technologies for Virtual Companies; Accommodating the New Economy (NEW CHAPTER); Supporting Organizational Change; Managing Workplace Change (NEW CHAPTER); Outsourcing Facilities Management; The Integrated Workplace: Boots the Chemist (NEW CHAPTER); Australian Experience (NEW CHAPTER); North American Experience: NY Workplace Forum (NEW CHAPTER); Scandinavian Experience (NEW CHAPTER); Index.


    John Worthington

    'It makes invaluable reading'
    The Architectural Review

    'The book must be of great value to all concerned with the design and/or refurbishment of commercial buildings.'
    ASI Journal

    'A useful source for the enlightened.'
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