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Architectural Management: International Research and Practice

Architectural Management: International Research and Practice

Stephen Emmitt (Editor), Matthijs Prins (Editor), Ad den Otter (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-444-31218-8

Apr 2009, Wiley-Blackwell

344 pages

$124.99

Description

Architectural Management represents the state of the art of research and practice in the field and includes contributions from leading international figures. The book looks back at over a decade of research into architectural management, considers the present challenges and opportunities, and looks to the future. You'll find a review of earlier work and developments as well as a focus on new research areas. The book is divided into six sections representing topical themes, each section contains two research-based chapters and one practical case study. Case studies are from six European countries - Belgium, Denmark, Finland, The Netherlands, Norway, and the UK.
Introduction.

Section 1 Valuing Design.

Chapter 1 Architectural value (Matthijs Prins).

Chapter 2 Risk management and cross-cultural leadership intelligence (Thomas Grisham and Parthasarathy Srinivasan).

Case Study A Exploring the value universe: A values-based approach to design management (Anders Kirk Christoffersen and Stephen Emmitt).

Section 2 Communicating Design VALUES

Chapter 3 Researching interpersonal communication in AEC projects (Christopher A. Gorse).

Chapter 4 Managing effectiveness of asynchronous and synchronous design team communication (Ad den Otter).

Case Study B Architectural design management using a project web (Filip Declercq, Henk-jan Pels and Ad den Otter).

Section 3 Design Management

Chapter 5 Collaborative architectural design management (Rizal Sebastian and Matthijs Prins).

Chapter 6 Concurrent design: a model for integrated product development (Márcio Fabricio and Silvio Melhado).

Case Study C Design management tools for concurrent construction (Jarmo Antero Raveala, Matti Kruus and Juhani Kiiras).

Section 4 Inclusive Design

Chapter 7 Management tools for sustainable and adaptive building design (Cecile Flyen Øyen and Susanne Balslev Nielsen).

Chapter 8 User involvement and the role of briefing (Per Anker Jensen and Elsebet Frydendal Pedersen).

Case Study D Patient focus throughout the process: the case of St. Olav’s University Hospital (Geir K. Hansen and Monica Jensø).

Section 5 INTEGRAL DESIGN AND INNOVATION.

Chapter 9 Integral design method: a conceptual architectural management tool (Wim Zeiler, Perica Savanović and Emile Quanjel).

Chapter 10 Design and construction integration: A lean perspective (Bo Jørgensen).

Case study E Management of complex free form design and engineering processes (Mick Eekhout and Barbara van Gelder).

Section 6 Architectural practice and education.

Chapter 11 Managing design effort in architectural offices (Stephen Emmitt).

Chapter 12 The architect’s role (Ingrid Svetoft).

Case study F Incorporating management into an undergraduate architectural design programme (Michael Daws and Peter Beacock).

· presents the state-of-the-art in architectural management research and practice

· Includes contributions from leading international figures and subject experts

· Integrates theory and practice

· Generic approach makes it relevant to designers and managers