An Analysis of the Concepts for Organization and Arranging with Furniture of Office Spaces

Zejnelabedin Aziri, Elena Nikoljski Panevski

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BACKGROUND: With this paper it is made an analysis of the concepts for organization of the furniture and furnishing of office spaces. Two different aspects are beeing developed, which are intended for two different business structures and entities. The comparative approach for two functional divergent concepts allows clearer insight in the requests, the possibilities and the capacities of the premise for each specific purpose. Through the project analyzes the potential users of the office space would have detailed review and knowledge for the planning and the design procedures of the concrete space. The organization of the furniture and the remaining arrangement vary in the two project varieties created for them and are much depended on the analyzes of the anthropometric and ergonomic principles of design being applied in the development of the project varieties.

AIM: The aim of the ergonomic analyzes being shown in the paper is to get quality and comfortable working space, in which the human factor is very important.

RESULTS: Through better understanding of the ergonomic parameters, the designer can influence on the health and the safety in the working place. In fact, responsibility and task of each designer is to constantly follow the researches in the field of the ergonomic in order to apply, maintain and improve them while designing the furniture and the interior. In this paper the most frequent ergonomic problems are being covered appearing in separate characteristic working places. Also, the amount of communication and manipulation space is being mentioned. Moreover, the nodes with problematic connections are being mentioned and the opportunities to overcome them.

CONCLUSION: Only with quality understanding of the human factor, its working place, the equipment, the working environment and the interaction relationships which exist between them, could the furniture and the interiors be designed in healthy and safe manner to create effective and efficient working systems.

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divergent concept’s; design; strategic planning; office interior; ergonomics in office furniture; workplace; capacities; limits; equipment’s; office surrounding; interaction

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