Dictionary of Architecture and Interior Design
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Publisher : Pan
Release Date : 2012-10-01
ISBN 10 : 1743340672
Pages : 448 pages
Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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An easy-to-use, one-stop reference guide for architectural and interior design. Part dictionary, part reference book, Mary Gilliatt's Dictionary of Architecture and Design is a single comprehensive source of information that will help you navigate all decisions related to home decor. Whether you are a home owner, an amateur restorer or decorator, a professional, a realtor, a student, or a do-it-yourselfer, this book will make every job go smoother. Over 2000 Entries and 250 line drawings logically organised into 12 useful subject areas: Architects, Designers, and Decorators Architectural, Building, and Decorating Terms Colors, Paints, Varnishes, and Decorative Finishes Fabric and Wallpaper Flooring Furniture and Upholstery Glass and Ceramics Lighting Oriental and Other Rugs Styles and Movements Windows and Window Treatments Woods for Furniture and Floors

Architecture and Interior Design

by Buie Harwood,Bridget May,Curt Sherman

Combined and edited version of 2 separately published works: Architecture and interior design through the 18th century, and Architecture and interior design from the 19th century.

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Sketching for Architecture   Interior Design

by Stephanie Travis

The debate surrounding hand drawing versus computer-generated imagery has become a hot topic. Having grown up with computers, today's interior design and architecture students are extremely adept at creating computer imagery, but often lack confidence in their freehand sketching skills, or do not know how to sketch at all. Sketching, and the careful observation that it entails, is essential for the successful development of the next generation of designers. Forty-five step-by-step exercises take the student from the simple three-dimensional forms

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Dictionary of Architecture and Interior Design

by Mary Gilliatt

An easy-to-use, one-stop reference guide for architectural and interior design. Part dictionary, part reference book, Mary Gilliatt's Dictionary of Architecture and Design is a single comprehensive source of information that will help you navigate all decisions related to home decor. Whether you are a home owner, an amateur restorer or decorator, a professional, a realtor, a student, or a do-it-yourselfer, this book will make every job go smoother. Over 2000 Entries and 250 line drawings logically organised into 12 useful subject areas: Architects,

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Architecture and Interior Design Through the 18th Century

by Buie Harwood,Bridget May,Curt Sherman

Exceptionally comprehensive, this single- source reference allows readers to compare and contrast architecture, interior design, interior architectural features, design details, motifs, furniture, space planning, color, lighting, textiles, interior surface treatments, and decorative accessories through many centuries--from antiquity to the 18th century--from the many regions of the world. Additionally, it includes later interpretations of architecture, interiors, and furniture to illustrate the evolution of each stylistic influence. Each period is placed within a conceptual, cultural, historical, and social context, and the broad

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Composing Architecture and Interior Design

by Simos Vamvakidis

Composing Architecture and Interior Design introduces ways of creating architectural spaces with contemporary approaches of composing space, such as folding surfaces or combining curves.

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The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

by Graeme Brooker,Lois Weinthal

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design offers a compelling collection of original essays that seek to examine the shifting role of interior architecture and interior design, and their importance and meaning within the contemporary world. Interior architecture and interior design are disciplines that span a complexity of ideas, ranging from human behaviour and anthropology to history and the technology of the future. Approaches to designing the interior are in a constant state of flux, reflecting and adapting to the

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Design Process

by Sam F. Miller

For students and practicing professionals preparing to take licensing exams, there is perhaps no more reliable, self-help tutor than Design Process. This thorough text covers all major and many minor real-world issues of architecture and interior design. Topics include: creative design process, building components and materials, environmental issues, research, and the stages of concept development.

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Architecture and Interior Design

by Razaq Adekunle

Architecture and Interior Design: An Integrated History to the Present provides a survey of architecture, interiors, furniture, and decorative arts from the past to the present. It is a completely integrated and interdisciplinary reference for: architecture, architectural details, architectural surface treatments, space planning, interior design, interior architectural features, interior surface treatments, furniture, motifs, color, textiles, lighting, and decorative accessories. Step-by-step exercises take the student from the simple three-dimensional forms of furniture, to interiors, to complex building exteriors, and cityscapes. Technical

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Architectural Drafting for Interior Designers

by Lydia Sloan Cline

This resource on architectural drafting introduces the topic specifically for beginning interior designers. This second edition adds a new chapter 14, 'Incorporating the Computer,' which covers integrating software with hand drafting. Content reorganization - like new chapter 3, '2D and 3D' - makes this edition even more intuitive, with specific topics easy to locate.

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Nano Materials

by Sylvia Leydecker

In this book, architects, interior designers and designers will find an introduction to the functions and use of nano materials, specifically tailored to their needs and illustrated by numerous international project examples.

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Museum Architecture and Interior Design

by Manuelle Gautrand

In the long period of adapting to social development, museums have become cultural complexes with multiple functions. With the development of society, the functions of museums are also changing with new functions, forms and solutions continually emerging. The projects featured in this book are focusing on architecture and interior, light and indoor climate and sustainable features in art museums supported with case studies, full colour photographs and architectural plans throughout.Among the projects presented here are Arab Museum of Modern

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Japan Style

by Geeta Mehta,Kimie Tada

Enter the world of the stylish Japanese house, where every object in sight is a work of art. Japan Style introduces 20 special residences. With more than 200 color photographs, this book showcases Japanese design in the stunning beauty of old homes and reveals how they are cared for by their owners. Traditional Japanese homes, with superbly crafted fine wood, great workmanship and seasonal interior arrangements, have an aesthetic of infinite simplicity. Unlike Japanese inns and historical buildings, the Japanese architecture featured

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Rough Style

by Sibylle Kramer

What was once considered incomplete and in need of repair, is chic and hip today: in new office buildings copper pipes are no longer hidden, but are exposed and artfully displayed against the raw formwork pattern of a concrete wall with ingenious lighting. Likewise, the unplastered, cracked walls of a restaurant in a former factory building are creatively altered with translucent modern textile materials. Rough Style presents buildings and spaces by architects and interior designers who work out expressive and

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The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design

by Michael Coates,Graeme Brooker,Sally Stone

A guide to the many and varied terms used frequently within interior architecture and design.

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American Vernacular

by Jim Kemp

Surveys the regional styles of American architecture and interior design and discusses contemporary versions

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Beachlife

by Clare Lowther,Sarah Schultz

Beachlife offers examples of design, architecture and art that enhance the recreational and residential functions of waterfront sites across the globe.

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Ceramic Material Systems

by Martin Bechthold,Anthony Kane,Jonathan King

Architectural ceramics have long been confined to decorative surfaces. Today innovations in material technology, production methods and assembly systems allow applications that combine the materials emotional attractiveness with new functionalities. Ceramic materials take the form of building systems that are used for facades, roofs and interior walls."

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Structure   Design

by Panache Partners,Panache Partners LLC

This collection presents the creations of 50 acclaimed American architects, interior designers, and builders. The book features a wide variety of private residences including cutting-edge condos with 360 city views of Baltimore, waterside cabins along the East Coast, urban retreats perched high above Denver, classic Mission-style homes in California, and more. Large color photographs and descriptive editorial invite readers to tour these dream homes inside and out and learn how each home became a reality. Some of the designers included are Birdseye

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Architecture and Interior Design from the 19th Century

by Buie Harwood,Bridget May,Curt Sherman

Exceptionally comprehensive, this single-source reference provides a thorough examination of architecture, interiors, furniture and decorative arts from antiquity to the present. Flexible and easy-to-use, this well-organized text enables readers to content chronologically or topically and covers all aspects of architecture and design–from the built environment, to furniture, to decorative accessories. Using both narrative and illustrations, it interweaves design analysis language with art and architecture and offers a broad range of illustrations types including plans, sections and details. A companion

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Art Deco House Style

by Ingrid Cranfield

Discover how to recreate and restore authentic period architecture, furnishings and detailing in the Art Deco style. The elegant and sophisticated style known as Art Deco epitomises for many the inter-war years of the 1920s and 1930s. Although not strictly a style of architecture, but a surface decoration, its clean lines and stylized, symmetrical forms nonetheless influenced the design of buildings throughout the world, greatly assisted by the new industrial materials of stainless steel and ferro-concrete. Interiors followed suit, featuring

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