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1 INTRODUCTION As part of its continuing effort to promote an inter- change of information about computers among government agencies, the Federal Construction Council Consulting Committee on Computer Applications has assembled infor- mation on the policies and practices of agencies regarding the use of computer graphics systems in the design of public facilities. The information was gathered by means of a question- naire, which was sent to the agencies represented on the committee. Responses were received from 11 agencies: • The Department of State, Office of Foreign Buildings Operations (FBO) • The National Institute of Standards and Technology, Center for Building Technology (NIST/CBT) • The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) The Public Health Service (PHS) The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) • The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) • The General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service (GSA/PBS) • The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) • The Army Corps of Engineers (CoE) • The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

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• The Air Force Directorate of Engineering and Services The agencies were asked to provide information on five topics. Their responses are summarized in the chapters that follow. Some agencies did not provide information on all topics.