Cooperative Buildings: Integrating Information, Organization, and Architecture

  title={Cooperative Buildings: Integrating Information, Organization, and Architecture},
  author={Jan van Leeuwen and Norbert A. Streitz and Shin’ichi Konomi and H. Burkhardt},
  booktitle={Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
In this paper, we introduce the concepts of “cooperative buildings” and “roomware” and place them in the context of the integrated design of real, physical, resp. architectural spaces and virtual, resp. digital information spaces. By “roomware” we mean computer-augmented things in rooms, like doors, walls, furniture, and others. The general approach is detailed via examples from the i-LAND project where we develop several “roomware” components in order to realize an interactive information and… CONTINUE READING

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