Kwan Lam

MSc Architecture and Environmental Design

Retrofitting of the Mid-Rise Office Building in a Dense Urban Environment

The thesis considers the dual challenges faced by many UK office buildings of energy use and carbon emissions, and the pandemic’s impacts on working patterns and adaptations. It focuses on adapting offices to incorporate natural ventilation and adjusting layouts.

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