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id ascaad2007_028
authors Elmasry, M.H. and E.M. Farid
year 2007
title User Participation and Mass Customization as Key Factors in the Future Residential Building
source Em‘body’ing Virtual Architecture: The Third International Conference of the Arab Society for Computer Aided Architectural Design (ASCAAD 2007), 28-30 November 2007, Alexandria, Egypt, pp. 327-342
summary The adoption of mass customization concepts, new manufacturing technologies together with the user participation, can open up an opportunity to the future residential buildings to achieve both a status of art and commodity, breaking the typical dichotonomy in architecture and meeting the individual needs and values of the future clients .The paper emphasizes on the concept of introducing the design as critical selling point where the customers can make their choices and changes through an interactive Web site exploring how mass customization and co-design will affect the architectural design / construction process of the residential multi-storey buildings.
series ASCAAD
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