Improving the design process of new public buildings in Denmark

  • Rasmussen, Mai Brink, (PI)

Project Details

Description

This PhD project deals with the following problem: “How to improve the design process of new, public buildings in Denmark resulting in further buildings focusing on the architectural aspects of a building?”
In recent years an investment in university buildings has been boosted by the Danish government through the Finance Proposal that has ticked an amount of money for improving or building new university buildings. Aalborg University is one of the Danish universities that expand during the next decade. Observations of existing design processes of a few of these new buildings have raised the question if the design process of new public buildings in Denmark is optimal. The focus is primarily on collaboration, time and hereby money to develop a design process that potentially results in buildings that enriches the working day for the users.
On this basis this PhD project will elaborate the problems and have then content of the following papers:
1. Conflicts in a public design process
2. Knotworking as process manager for furnishing a new building
3. Guidelines within the construction industry
4. A template for improving the design process of new public buildings in Denmark

The PhD thesis will be submitted in February 2017.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date01/07/2012 → …