publication . Doctoral thesis . 2004

The Sustainable Office. An exploration of the potential for factor 20 environmental improvement of office accommodation

Van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F.;
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  • Published: 09 Sep 2004
  • Publisher: Copie Sjop, Delft
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
Sustainable development is the goal of a balance between economy and the environment, whilst establishing a better spread prosperity across the world. In order to make this possible, the environmental load of our commodities needs to be reduced by a factor of 20. This factor 20 can also be translated to the office market. The PhD research presented in this thesis focussed on finding solutions effectively contributing to factor 20 environmental improvement of office accommodation. In order to determine the current environmental performance and to find the main aspects and building components causing environmental damage, twelve offices designed without a special ...
Subjects
free text keywords: sustainability, factor 20, environmental assessment, environmental impact, environmental load, environmental cost, reference, office, time factor, lifespan, service life, technology factor, energy, building materials, water, building geometry, space factor, office layout, multiple use of space, intensive use of space, organisation of office work, office concept, telework, effectiveness
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reference building with a number of users equal to the building studied but with a reference use of personal space, a reference design and reference materials and building services [this dissertation] 1. to work, to operate; 2. to perform the function [Hornby et al., 1998]

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