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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Fundamentals of interior design.
Lausanne ; Worthing : AVA Academia, 2009
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (184 pages) : color illustrations.|
|Contents:||Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; How to get the most out of this book; Introduction; 1: The design process; The design process in action; Professional practice; 2: Understanding the project ; The client; The briefing; Design analysis; Building and site research; 3: Understanding the space; Understanding spatial relationships; A typology of technical drawing; 4: Understanding building structures; Building construction principles; Materials for construction; Mechanical and electrical systems; 5: Organising the space; Design development; Human dimensions and scale; Proportioning systems Ordering systemsInclusive design; 6: The human interface; Materials and finishes; The decorative scheme; Acoustics; Furniture ; Colour; Light; 7: Sustainable design; Climate change; Energy-saving strategies and services; Sustainability and material use; 8: Communicating design; Telling the story; Presentation drawings; Presentation boards; Multimedia presentations; Sources of inspiration; Index; Image sources; Acknowledgements; Working with ethics; Back Cover|
|Series Title:||AVA academia.|
'I think this is an excellent course book for students who are about to enter, or are considering entering a program of interior design for it touches lightly, but directly, on all aspects of the