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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 42 new and published books in the subject of Interior Design — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. LED Lighting

    A Review of the Current Market and Future Developments

    By Hilary Graves, Cosmin Ticleanu

    Lighting is one of the largest users of energy in buildings, being responsible for around 20% of electricity use. Good lighting is essential to health, well-being and productivity, but the efficiency of light sources varies widely. To reduce carbon emissions, designers, owners and occupiers...

    Published November 27th 2011 by IHS BRE Press

  2. The Architecture of Light

    Recent Approaches to Designing with Natural Light

    By Mary Ann Steane

    Reviewing the use of natural light by architects in the era of electricity, this book aims to show that natural light not only remains a potential source of order in architecture, but that natural lighting strategies impose a usefully creative discipline on design. Considering an approach to...

    Published April 17th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Vernacular Architecture of West Africa

    A World in Dwelling

    By Jean-Paul Bourdier, Trinh T. Minh-ha

    The dwellings of hundreds of African ethnic groups offer a variety of conceptions and building practices that contradict the widespread image of the primitive hut commonly attributed to rural Africa. Each house or group of houses is designed not only to shelter the members of a family, but also to...

    Published March 13th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Decorative Plasterwork in Great Britain

    By Geoffrey Beard, Jeff Orton, Richard Ireland

    Decorative plasterwork was created by skilled craftsmen, and for over four hundred years it has been an essential part of the interior decoration of the British country house. In this detailed and comprehensive study, Geoffrey Beard has created a book that will delight the eye and inform the...

    Published January 30th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Daylighting

    Architecture and Lighting Design

    By Peter Tregenza, Michael Wilson

    This authoritative and multi-disciplinary book provides architects, lighting specialists, and anyone else working daylight into design, with all the tools needed to incorporate this most fundamental element of architecture. It includes: an overview of current practice of daylighting in...

    Published January 20th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Design for Critical Care

    An Evidence-Based Approach

    By D. Kirk Hamilton, Mardelle McCuskey Shepley

    It is now widely recognized that the physical environment has an impact on the physiology,psychology, and sociology of those who experience it. When designing a critical care unit,the demands on the architect or designer working together with the interdisciplinary teamof clinicians are highly...

    Published September 29th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Lighting by Design

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Cuttle

    Lighting by Design provides guidance on where to find inspiration for lighting ideas, how to plan the technical detail and how to execute the plan to create safe, effective and beautiful schemes. Christopher Cuttle's unique three level approach uses Observation, Visualisation and Realisation as the...

    Published October 6th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Daylighting, Architecture and Health

    By Mohamed Boubekri

    Daylighting, Architecture and Health examines the relationship between natural light in buildings and human health, considering both psychological and physiological issues and bringing together a range of research in the field. As we are becoming increasingly conscious of global warming and pushing...

    Published August 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  9. Future Office

    Edited by Christopher Grech, David Walters

    Developments in IT and the resulting knowledge-based economy have challenged traditional concepts of office design, as well as many of the larger architectural and urban design models. This book examines the implications of this revolution on current urban design and identifies potential new...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Taylor & Francis

  10. On Altering Architecture

    By Fred Scott

    Bringing together interior design and architectural theory, this exciting text looks at the common practices of building alteration, reconsidering established ideas and methods, to initiate the creation of a theory of the interior or interventional design. Fred Scott examines in-depth case studies...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge