M. ARCH II
Japan, intelligent buildings, communication, infrastructure, information systems
"A new physical infrastructure to support activities based on communications and the transmission of information is being developed. Part of this infrastructure includes the construction of "intelligent" buildings that are seen to play as important a role in improving of office workers as automation has played on the shop floor of manufacturing industry. The term "intelligent" is used to describe buildings which provide an adaptive environment of high quality, energy efficiency, security and safety, permitting optimized information flows - both internally and externally - so that its functionality is largely independent of location."
Siska, Bruce A. T., "A Flight Into Technology: An Investigation of Building and telecommunication Technology" (1995). Architecture Senior Theses. Paper 123.
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