“Much more AFTER”

Tools for maintenance & performance documentation By Elsebeth Terkelsen, Architect MAA, Aarhus School of Architecture and Olav Kirchhoff, Development Consultant, Association of Social Housing Organisations, BL, Denmark The life of a building AFTER it is designed, needs to be an important focus area in the design process. But it is often forgotten. Architects and designers need to be addressed and made aware of their responsibility of including design of technical installations, accessibility of the technical installations, position of meters etc. in retrofitting and new building projects. Designers and architects should become much more aware and acquainted with the technologies for …