- Publisher: AVA Publishing SA
- Format: Paperback | 176 pages
- Dimensions: 160mm x 229mm x 18mm | 499g
- Publication date: 10 December 2007
- Publication City/Country: Lausanne
- ISBN 10: 294037340X
- ISBN 13: 9782940373406
- Illustrations note: 200 colour images
- Sales rank: 185,051
The subject of interior architecture currently lacks a detailed and educationally focussed text. The new "Basics Interior Architecture" series will fill this gap, and expand students knowledge of interior design/interior architecture and give an insight into some of the principles and methods of professional interior architects. The first book in the "Basics Interior Architecture" series, "Form & Structure" will propose a method of analysis, understanding and exploitation of the existing building that can be used to realise the design of a new insertion.
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Graeme Brooker is an interior designer and academic. He is the programme leader of the interior design courses at the Manchester Metropolitan University. He has lectured internationally and has presented papers at conferences in the UK and around the world. Sally Stone is director of the College of Continuity in Architecture at the Manchester School of Architecture. She teaches courses concerned with urban regeneration, building re-use and the relationship between interior architecture and installation art. She has lectured internationally.
Table of contents
Introduction. How to get the most out of this book. The design process: Introduction; Definitions & descriptions; Reuse & redesign. The existing building: Introduction; Reading the interior; Basic structural systems; Context & environment; History; Form follows function. Methods of organising space: Introduction; Closed room; Free plan. Responsive interiors: Introduction; Intervened; Inserted; Installed. Autonomous interiors: Introduction; Disguised; Assembled; Combined. Elements for organising space: Introduction; Object; Plane; Sequence; Light; Threshold; Texture. Glossary. Acknowledgements.