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Title: To research the assessment and sustainable design of office furniture from a design perspective
Authors: Seyajah, N
Cheng, K
Bateman, R
Issue Date: 2016
Citation: Asian Journal of Scientific Research, 2016, 9 (4), pp. 188 - 197
Abstract: This study presents a method for determining the importance of assessment criteria for sustainable design in office furniture using the so-called a sustainable design index. In the theoretical part of this study on the basis of literature there are identified sustainability criteria related to sustainable design and office furniture industry. Moreover, there is described a simplified procedure for determining the importance of assessment criteria for sustainable design using the preference analysis Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP). In the empirical part there are present the result of study, which were conduct among expert. In this study researchers present a set of indicators which are used as criteria for sustainable design assessment. The aim for this study is to provide a new tool for decision making based on sustainable design index. This tools help in classifying the sustainable office furniture which is to fulfill the needs of customer toward sustainability. The researchers present the numerical example in order to explain the decision making process and indicate how the application of sustainable design index can contribute toward more sustainable office furniture.
ISSN: 1992-1454
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