Architecture: Interior Design

  • The Crit: An Architecture Student's Handbook book cover

    The Crit: An Architecture Student's Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Rosie Parnell, Rachel Sara, Mark Parsons, Charles Doidge

    The architectural crit, review or jury is a cornerstone of architectural education around the world. The defence of ideas, drawings, and models in an open format before staff and peers is intended to be a foreground for healthy creative debate, but many students view it as hostile confrontation –…

    Paperback – 2006-12-04

  • The Emergence of the Interior: Architecture, Modernity, Domesticity book cover

    The Emergence of the Interior

    Architecture, Modernity, Domesticity, 1st Edition

    By Charles Rice

    Taking a radical position counter to many previous histories and theories of the interior, domesticity and the home, The Emergence of the Interior considers how the concept and experience of the domestic interior have been formed from the beginning of the nineteenth century. It considers the…

    Paperback – 2006-11-14

  • Housing and Dwelling: Perspectives on Modern Domestic Architecture book cover

    Housing and Dwelling

    Perspectives on Modern Domestic Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Miller Lane

    Housing and Dwelling collects the best in recent scholarly and philosophical writings that bear upon the history of domestic architecture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Lane combines exemplary readings that focus on and examine the issues involved in the study of domestic architecture,…

    Paperback – 2006-11-01

  • Designing Liners: A History of Interior Design Afloat book cover

    Designing Liners

    A History of Interior Design Afloat, 1st Edition

    By Anne Wealleans

    This in-depth history of the interior design of ocean liners surveys the transient history of interior design in relation to the development of passenger shipping, from commissioning by the line owners, methods and sources for the original creation of designs through to its construction, use and…

    Paperback – 2006-09-20

  • Aesthetic Movement in Victorian Life book cover

    Aesthetic Movement in Victorian Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Midori Tsuji

    This is a collection of nine guide books of interior decoration and the aesthetic principles of Victorian lifestyles. Addressed primarily to middle-class women, they are extremely useful to our understanding Victorian society, women’s history and culture.…

    Hardback – 2006-06-15
    Edition Synapse

  • Housing Transformations: Shaping the Space of Twenty-First Century Living book cover

    Housing Transformations

    Shaping the Space of Twenty-First Century Living, 1st Edition

    By Bridget Franklin

    Drawing together a wide range of literature, this original book combines social theory with elements from the built environment disciplines to provide insight into how and why we build places and dwell in spaces that are at once contradictory, confining, liberating and illuminating. This…

    Paperback – 2006-06-06
    Housing and Society Series

  • The Modern Period Room: The Construction of the Exhibited Interior 1870–1950 book cover

    The Modern Period Room

    The Construction of the Exhibited Interior 1870–1950, 1st Edition

    Edited by Penny Sparke, Brenda Martin, Trevor Keeble

    With contributors drawn from a broad range of disciplines, The Modern Period Room brings together a carefully selected collection of essays to consider the interiors of the modern era and their more recent reconstructions from a variety of different viewpoints. Contributions from leading design…

    Paperback – 2006-05-10

  • Architecture in Words: Theatre, Language and the Sensuous Space of Architecture book cover

    Architecture in Words

    Theatre, Language and the Sensuous Space of Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Louise Pelletier

    What if the house you are about to enter was built with the confessed purpose of seducing you, of creating various sensations destined to touch your soul and make you reflect on who you are? Could architecture have such power? This was the assumption of generations of architects at the beginning of…

    Paperback – 2006-05-05

  • Accessible Housing: Quality, Disability and Design book cover

    Accessible Housing

    Quality, Disability and Design, 1st Edition

    By Rob Imrie

    Considering the interrelationships between disability and housing design with a focus on the role of policy in addressing the housing needs of disabled people, this book sets out some of the broader debates about the nature of housing, quality and design. In what ways are domestic design and…

    Paperback – 2005-09-08

  • Space Meets Status: Designing Workplace Performance book cover

    Space Meets Status

    Designing Workplace Performance, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Vischer

    Showing how worker productivity and stress levels are affected by factors such as lighting, ventilation, temperature, noise and layout, this book demonstrates how the technical aspects of human comfort do not always tally with users' perceptions and behaviour. With vivid examples and case studies…

    Paperback – 2005-08-04

  • Negotiating Domesticity: Spatial Productions of Gender in Modern Architecture book cover

    Negotiating Domesticity

    Spatial Productions of Gender in Modern Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hilde Heynen, Gülsüm Baydar

    In the home the intricate relations between architecture, gender and domesticity become visible. Negotiating Domesticity investigates the many and complex themes evoked by the interconnections between these terms. Topics covered include famous as well as less well-known…

    Paperback – 2005-05-09

  • The Distributed Workplace: Sustainable Work Environments book cover

    The Distributed Workplace

    Sustainable Work Environments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Harrison, Paul Wheeler, Carolyn Whitehead

    The Distributed Workplace provides in one volume essential information on sustainable work environments which will be invaluable to those developing workplace strategies for end-user organizations as well as suppliers of office buildings, information and communications technologies and building…

    Paperback – 2003-11-27

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