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The Bauhaus Idea and Bauhaus Politics by
Publication Date: 1995-02-23
Art historian Éva Forgács's book is an unusual take on the Bauhaus. She examines the school as shaped by the great forces of history as well as the personal dynamism of its faculty and students. The book focuses on the idea of the Bauhaus - the notion that the artist should be involved in the technological innovations of mechanization and mass production - rather than on its artefacts.
Construction for Interior Designers by
Publication Date: 2013-11-26
Construction for Interior Designers is a highly readable, comprehensive and informative text proving all the technical information required. The second edition has been fully updated to reflect the 1991 amendments if the 1985 Building Regulations and includes a new chapter on environmental issues affecting construction. Important concepts are explained from first principles with three-dimensional diagrams and informative tables. No previous knowledge of the subject is assumed
Interior Design Illustrated by
Publication Date: 2018-02-06
he bestselling guide to interior design, updated with new code and technology Interior Design Illustrated is the definitive guide to design for interior spaces. Richly illustrated in author Francis Ching's signature style, this book introduces complex design concepts in a visually stunning format; from defining the space and using the elements of design, to planning building systems and incorporating sustainable materials, this volume embodies the idea that beauty and function are not separate entities, but two parts of a whole.
The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox by
Publication Date: 2014-08-04
Get organized and streamline your workflow with this A-Z accountability system. Design is only part of an interior designer's job—you're also responsible for scheduling client meetings, conducting design surveys, creating drawings and specs, and overseeing installation. Multiply by the number of projects on your plate, and you have a recipe for overwhelming disorganization. The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox helps you juggle multiple projects with ease, with a comprehensive self-management system tailored to the needs of interior designers and decorators
Materials for Architects and Builders by
Publication Date: 2019-08-28
Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses.
Understanding the basics of materials is a crucial part of undergraduate and diploma construction or architecture-related courses, and this established textbook helps the reader to do just that with the help of colour photographs and clear diagrams throughout.
Spatial Strategies for Interior Design by
Publication Date: 2015
This inspirational and practical guide to organizing and planning interior spaces is packed with photographs, diagrams, models, case studies, and step-by-step instructions. It provides useful information on finding ways to start the design process, analyzing existing buildings, using planning diagrams, developing three-dimensional spatial compositions, designing in section, how to communicate your design ideas, and much more.
Sustainable Commercial Interiors by
Publication Date: 2014-07-30
Discover new approaches to green design and sustainable building with this comprehensive guide There's a substantial amount of information designers and architects need to understand about sustainability and commercial projects, especially as expectations for professionals in the industry become clearer. Luckily, the second edition of Sustainable Commercial Interiors has been revamped to serve as a comprehensive guide for anyone looking to understand the latest in green and sustainable design.