|Title||Managing the Brief for Better Design|
|Authors||Blyth, A. and Worthington, J.|
Briefing is about more than a client delivering a set of ready-made decisions to the design team. This book offers an understanding of the real briefing process and its importance to the built environment. The text is illustrated by nine excellent examples of effective practice as well as five model briefs and invaluable process charts. It also contains easy reference checklists of questions to address at each stage of a project.
The coverage here extends beyond new build, covering the full range of briefing from services and fit-outs to urban neighbourhoods. This new edition clearly explains how important the briefing process is to both the construction
Briefing is now more important as the speed of organisational change increases and buildings have to become more adaptable. The workplace also has a major impact on staff satisfaction and their ability to carry out their work. Organisations often find that their building does not meet user needs. By using this book for better briefing and understanding of what the real needs are, you will be able to make building-related decisions with greater confidence.
|Keywords||Briefing; Design; Architecture' buildings|
|Published||17 Jun 2010|
|Place of publication||Abingdon, Oxon|