Smart Buildings: Technology and the Design of the Built Environment

1st Edition

Ron Bakker

RIBA Publishing
Published January 1, 2020
Reference - 160 Pages
ISBN 9781859468708 - CAT# K442087

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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


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