Challenges and opportunities for intelligent buildings in the 21st Century
Clements-Croome, D.J. (2007) Challenges and opportunities for intelligent buildings in the 21st Century. Magyar Epületgépészet, 3 (11).
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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 design, construction, commissioning and facilities management including post occupancy evaluation are all equally important. Buildings comprise many systems devised by many people and yet the relationship between buildings and people can only work satisfactorily if there is integrated team with a holistic vision. The address will discuss some trends in the design and management of intelligent buildings for this century.