Interior Design/Interior Architecture

Health, Sustainability and the Built Environment illustrated edition

Health Sustainability and the Built Environment coverWith the emergence of sick building syndrome in the 1970s and the emphasis on LEED standards today, interior designers are interested in the topics of health and sustainability. Health, Sustainability, and the Built Environment examines the concept of sustainability as it pertains to sustaining human health.

Year: 
2008
ISBN: 
978-1563675256
Author: 
Dak Kopec
Publisher: 
Fairchild Books

Gracious Spaces: Universal Interiors by Design

Gracious SPaces coverThe demographics of an ageing population, combined with a greater awareness of the needs of people with disabilities as well as recognition that all people have differing physical and mental abilities both in general and at different stages of their lives, has alerted the design community to the need for more accessible (barrier-free) living and working environments.

Year: 
1999
ISBN: 
978-0070171510
Author: 
Irma Dobkin and Mary Jo Peterson
Publisher: 
McGraw-Hill Professional

Design Details for Health: Making the Most of Design's Healing Potential 2nd Edition

Design Details for HealthThe revised edition on implementing design details to improve today's health care facilities—an inspiring, comprehensive guide

Year: 
2011
ISBN: 
978-0470524718
Author: 
Cynthia A. Leibrock and Debra D. Harris PhD
Publisher: 
Wiley

Access by Design

Access by Design coverAccess by Design George A. Covington Bruce Hannah Every day 48 million Americans with disabilities face man-made barriers that turn disabilities into handicaps. These barriers are as obvious as a flight of stairs or as subtle as 8-point type, all barriers that could be eliminated through Universal Design.

Year: 
1996
ISBN: 
978-0471287261
Author: 
George Covington and Bruce Hannah
Publisher: 
Wiley

Building Sight

Building Sight cover

Year: 
1995
Author: 
Peter Barker, Jon Barrick and Rod Wilson
Publisher: 
New York: American Foundation for the Blind Press
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