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Closing the loop between design and use: post-occupancy evaluation

Closing the loop between design and use: post-occupancy evaluation Building Research & Information (2001) 29(6), 460–462 Forum ‘Building research should be no more than were supposed to do’ (Derbyshire, 2001: improve user requirements and manage- one step away from a design decision’, Bill p. 81). ment procedures; Allen, chief architect of the UK’s Building Research Station in the 1950s used to say. target refurbishment; and The BRI special issue presents well researched This maxim is adopted by Leaman and and argued articles detailing the evaluatio n Bordass (2001), in Building Research & provide knowledge for design guides process, the ndings of the technical and Information’s special issue on post- and regulatory processes. energ y performance of the buildings studied, occupancy evaluation (POE), where they and results of occupant surveys. Results expand on the concept to emphasize the links indicate problems were chronic and wide- The publication of the Probe individua l between design and management. The con- spread, in areas such as airtightness and con- building studies in the Building Services struction industr y, which currently fails to trol of internal environments. The articles Jour nal has some advantages in that it intro- learn lessons from these linkages is described claim that the buildings were ‘above http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Building Research & Information Taylor & Francis

Closing the loop between design and use: post-occupancy evaluation

Building Research & Information , Volume 29 (6): 3 – Nov 1, 2001
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Taylor & Francis
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1466-4321
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0961-3218
DOI
10.1080/09613210110072683
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Abstract

Building Research & Information (2001) 29(6), 460–462 Forum ‘Building research should be no more than were supposed to do’ (Derbyshire, 2001: improve user requirements and manage- one step away from a design decision’, Bill p. 81). ment procedures; Allen, chief architect of the UK’s Building Research Station in the 1950s used to say. target refurbishment; and The BRI special issue presents well researched This maxim is adopted by Leaman and and argued articles detailing the evaluatio n Bordass (2001), in Building Research & provide knowledge for design guides process, the ndings of the technical and Information’s special issue on post- and regulatory processes. energ y performance of the buildings studied, occupancy evaluation (POE), where they and results of occupant surveys. Results expand on the concept to emphasize the links indicate problems were chronic and wide- The publication of the Probe individua l between design and management. The con- spread, in areas such as airtightness and con- building studies in the Building Services struction industr y, which currently fails to trol of internal environments. The articles Jour nal has some advantages in that it intro- learn lessons from these linkages is described claim that the buildings were ‘above

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Published: Nov 1, 2001

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