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Title: Thinking + talking adaptability: diagrams for time and change in the built environment
Authors: Schmidt III, Robert
Austin, Simon A.
Pinder, James
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Kent State University
Citation: SCHMIDT, R., AUSTIN, S. and PINDER, J., 2012. Thinking + talking adaptability: diagrams for time and change in the built environment. IN: Schwarz, T. and Lewis, K. (eds.). Diagrammatically. (Urban Infill ; 5.) Cleveland, OH: Kent State University, pp.25-29.
Series/Report no.: Urban Infill;5
Abstract: The Adaptable Futures (afr) group at Loughborough University has sought to improve stakeholders' capacity to deliver adaptable building designs and the adaptive reuse of our building stock and urban spaces. The research has provided an expanded and refined understanding of how to design for and implement adaptability: a response to what we see as a lack of shared understanding across stakeholders and a need to (re)conceptualize buildings in context and time. Buildings can no longer be conceived as static and isolated objects, but as unfinished social products susceptible to change and demanding of strategies to accommodate the diverse cycles of their constituting parts and stakeholders.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/26296
Publisher Link: http://www.cudc.kent.edu/
ISBN: 1467548286
Appears in Collections:Book Chapters (Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering)

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