Residential Interior Design

Author(s): Maureen Mitton

Architecture

More than a decorating guide, Residential Interior Design teaches the fundamental skills needed to plan interior spaces for all types of homes, in all decorative styles, from remodeling to new construction. Taking a step-by-step approach, this valuable primer reviews all aspects of interior architecture as it relates to human factors and daily use.

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"Aimed at interior design students, this thoroughly-illustrated volume explains the minimum requirements for specific types of residential spaces and rooms. Introductory chapters provide an overview of basic requirements, such as accessibility and lighting, and discuss the role of the various types of design graphics." (Book News, February 2008)

MAUREEN MITTON is Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She is a certified interior designer, is NCIDQ-qualified, and is a member of IIDA, IDEC, and CID. Mitton is the author of Interior Design Visual Presentation, published by Wiley. COURTNEY NYSTUEN has taught architectural design at the University of Wisconsin-Stout for more than thirty years. He is a member emeriti, AIA, and a member, CSI, who has designed forty-eight building projects and consulted on many more.

Acknowledgments. Chapter 1. Introduction. Introduction: What This Book is About. An Overview: Quantity and Quality. Human Behavior and Housing. Basic Residential Building Construction and Structure. An Overview of Chapter Topics . Accessibility, Universal Design and Visitability. Ergonomics and Required Clearances. Organizational Flow. Related Codes and Constraints. Electrical and Mechanical. Lighting. Chapter References. Chapter 2. Visual Thinking and Design Graphics. Introduction. Orthographic Projections. The Sample Project: More Orthographic Projections. Site Plans. Floor Plans. Dimensions. Sections. Interior Elevations. Reflected Ceiling Plans. Finish Schedules. Chapter References. Chapter. 3 Bedrooms. Introduction. Accessibility. Fixtures. Bathroom Storage and Cabinetry. Ergonomics and Required Clearances. Organizational Flow . Related Codes and Constraints. Electrical and Mechanical. Lighting. Chapter References. Chapter 4. Bathrooms. Introduction. Accessibility. Fixtures. Toilets. Urinals. Bidets. Sinks. Faucets. Bathtubs. Soaking and Whirlpool Tubs. Showers. Storage and Cabinetry. Ergonomics and Required Clearances. Organizational Flow. Related Codes and Constraints. Electrical and Mechanical. Lighting . Chapter References. Chapter 5. Kitchens. Introduction. Accessibility. Fixtures and Appliances. Sinks. Faucets. Garbage Disposers. Dishwashers. Ranges. Cooktops. Ovens. Microwave Ovens. Refrigerators. Trash Compactors. Kitchen Storage and Cabinetry. The Pantry. Ergonomics and Required Clearances. Cabinets and Work Counters. Sinks. Dishwashers. Ranges and Cooktops. Refrigerators. Organizational Flow. Related Codes and Constraints. Electrical and Mechanical. Lighting. Chapter References. Chapter 6. Leisure Spaces. Introduction. Accessibility. Ergonomics and Required Clearances. Organizational Flow. Related Codes and Constraints. Electrical and Mechanical. Lighting . Chapter References. Chapter 7. Utility Spaces. Introduction. Accessibility. Appliances. Ergonomics and Required Clearances. Organizational Flow. Related Codes and Constraints. Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing. Lighting. Chapter References. Chapter 8. Circulation Spaces. Introduction. Accessibility. Ergonomics and Required Clearances. Organizational Flow. Related Codes and Constraints. Electrical and Mechanical. Lighting. Chapter References. Appendix A. Anthropomorphic Data. Appendix B. ANSI/Fair Housing Bathrooms. Appendix C. ANSI/Fair Housing Kitchens. Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780471684732
  • : wiley
  • : wiley
  • : February 2007
  • : 203mm X 275mm X 16mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 256
  • : Paperback
  • : Maureen Mitton