Are you designing for maintenance?
Buildings are complicated. As part of the design process, the building designer must balance a range of potentially conflicting considerations such as:
Design and construction quality can also have a significant impact on the life expectancy of a building's materials and components, as well as on the maintenance and renewal requirements.
The aim of this book is to outline maintenance issues that should be considered as part of the design process so that completed buildings are able to be effectively and economically maintained.