By Wolfgang F.E. Preiser,Andrea E. Hardy,Ulrich Schramm

The major objective of this booklet is to give an interesting retrospective of establishing functionality review (BPE) because it developed from Post-Occupancy overview (POE) during the last 25 years. On one hand, this is often performed through updating unique authors' bankruptcy content material of Building Evaluation, the first version released in 1989. That, in flip, is augmented via an orientation towards present and destiny perform at the different, together with new authors who're engaged in ongoing, innovative initiatives. accordingly, person, technique orientated chapters masking the elemental rules of POE and BPE go together with significant thematic chapters, issues of which like sustainability or integration of latest applied sciences are addressed in a range of case experiences from round the globe. 

learn, methodologies, and framework of POEs proceed to adapt. POEs are one step, at the greater scale of BPE, in knowing how constructions functionality once they are occupied. This source is helping a

rchitects, construction vendors, and facility managers comprehend the consequences and reactions to the amenities that they designed, equipped and/or commissioned. via contemplating the entire method from belief to destiny makes use of of the development, there could be a extra holistic method of the making plans, programming, layout, building, occupancy, and destiny adaptability of the structure.

This ebook is devoted to first editor Wolfgang F. E. Preiser who passed on to the great beyond throughout the strategy of enhancing and reviewing chapters of this volume.

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