Sustainable Maritime Interiors - 2022 Report

83 This impact-reduction approach to an interior’s life-cycle shifts the emphasis towards design for flexibility and adaptability by fostering integrative planning. The pressure to ensure durability and recycling of materials encourages installation of movable and demountable walls and rooms/cabins, plug-and-play lighting, and reusable materials for flooring and other aspect of refurbishment projects. The American Institute of Architects’ Framework for Design Excellence Source: The American Institute of Architects