Accueil du site > Publications du LET > Compagny Strategies and Architectural Demand

Compagny Strategies and Architectural Demand

1993,

In Tornquist (A.) and Ullmark (P.) (eds.) Appropriate Architecture - Workplace design in Post Industrial Society, Royal Institute of Technology / Chalmers University of Technology, Stockholm, Gothenmburg, 1993. pp. 53-58.

| Chapitres d’ouvrages scientifiques

In France, the 1980s have witnessed a renewal of architecture as a vehicle for corporate communication. However, this context — a favourable one for architects — should not be allowed to mask the diversity of company situations and of companies’ relations with architecture.

The premises which companies occupy may perform various functions : housing the company, facilitating production and work processes, promoting an image. According to their size, the sector to which they belong and their own culture, companies may be primarily concerned by one or another of these different functions and will approach them in a particular frame of mind. Thus every operation of new construction, or of in stalling in existing premises, is the result of particular motivations. Each of them bas a correspondingly specific process of building elaboration, design and realisation.

À télécharger

texte intégral

Langue de l’ouvrage

types de publications