Technological Connectivity

Commercial Interior Space Designing-II 4(1+3)

Lesson 2:Commercial Buildings & Interior Space Design

Technological Connectivity

Enables full communication and simultaneous access to data among and distributed to coworkers both on and off-site including telecommunication and networking etc., and has built-in capacity and flexibility to adapt to future technologies. The interior designer must not only be knowledgeable enough to understand the building design systems, but also at times recommend a system concept that supports the goals of the client and the design direction. For example;


  • Flexibility may be a key driver for the space. The interior designer may request that the engineers consider an under floor air distribution system with a raised floor solution to solve this problem. This impacts the architecture, electric, and data distribution.

  • Lighting and equitable fairness may also be a driver. The interior designer in developing a scope of work for a lighting consultant must be aware of the coordination of daylight/views with electrical ambient light and individual task lights. This can impact the electrical engineer's work. In new construction, the interior designer may request that the window design accommodate equitable light distribution to all associates in the workplace.

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