Manchester Civil Justice Centre: Procuring and Managing an Institutional Building with a Mixed Mode Ventilation System—A Case for Post-Occupancy Evaluation

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John Napier;
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: Buildings (issn: 2075-5309)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/buildings3020300
  • Subject: Building construction | public procurement | building performance | facilities management | mixed mode ventilation | low carbon design | barriers to post-occupancy evaluation | TH1-9745 | Manchester civil justice centre

Manchester Civil Justice Centre is a striking contemporary 14 storey court building which has won awards for many different aspects of its design, construction and sustainability. From November 2002 to July 2005, the author was a key member of Denton Corker Marshall’s L... View more
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