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Posted by  Mat on September 16, 2003 at 20:44:26:

In Reply to:  Design Theory - Much Needed posted by April on September 16, 2003 at 19:57:30:

I'm not 100% sure what you mean but try having a look at the 'Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank' building in Hong Kong by Sir Norman Foster. It is a very clever building. It has a shared central atrium flooded with natural light by sun scoops and glazed walls. I think it was one of the first buildings to really deal with IT well with raised floors etc.

I am sure there will be books dedicated to it and the 'theories' that went into the design. Check out some detailed drawings of the floor slabs as I seem to remember they were pretty bloody smart.

I hope that helps. Good luck.

 
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