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Pattern Language: A Design Tool for Collaborative Work Environments


Abstract Interior design continues to re-define itself as a discipline that presents designers with new problems that require innovative solutions. This is particularly true in the case in office design. The transformation of the office environment from the standard bullpen configuration to today's dynamic, flexible, and open floor plans has required new design methodologies that incorporate tools and technologies that are readily available to interior designers. Today, increased use of teams in the workplace challenges interior designers to create environments that accommodate both group and individual tasks (Brill, Weidermann & BOSTI associates, 2001). Collaboration has received considerable attention as organizations focus on productivity... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Sangoi, Deepika (Author) / Bender, Diane (Advisor) / Brandt, Beverly (Committee member) / Heywood, William (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Design / Architecture / Urban planning / Collaboration / Design tool / Interior design / Pattern language / Work Environments
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 117 pages
Language English
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Note M.S.D. Design 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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