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Title: Working in a 'dementia-friendly' office: Stirling University's Iris Murdoch Building
Authors: McCabe, Louise
Sim, Duncan
Contact Email: l.f.m.mccabe@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: evaluation
built environment
dementia-friendly
user participation
Issue Date: Sep-2006
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: McCabe L & Sim D (2006) Working in a 'dementia-friendly' office: Stirling University's Iris Murdoch Building, Design Studies, 27 (5), pp. 615-632.
Abstract: The paper examines the office environment in the context of a university building designed for two quite different purposes – as office accommodation for staff and as an exemplar of ‘dementia-friendly’ design. Drawing on interviews with staff working in the building both shortly before and shortly after its completion, the paper explores differing views on office design and the use of space. It suggests that, with an appropriate design, a building can serve a dual purpose.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/1593
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.destud.2006.03.001
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Affiliation: Dementia Knowledge Exchange
University of Stirling

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