Space First Approach

The relationship between AV and architecture has not always run smoothly. Why is this, will it change, and what can we do to make things better in the future? Paul Milligan finds out. Architecture is all about  feel, design and ‘the  space’,  AV is about technology, function and ‘the show’. These two schools of thought  and  working  processes can  come  to  loggerheads,  and  because  of this,  the  relationship  between  architects and AV consultants and integrators hasn’t  always been the most harmonious one. As technology becomes ever more ingrained in our working lives, architects and integrators/consultants have to work together more than ever before. Is the relationship as fractious as it is sometimes painted to be, or are there signs things are improving? Read more…