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The Interior Dimension: A Theoretical Approach to Enclosed Space

The Interior Dimension: A Theoretical Approach to Enclosed Space

Joy Monice Malnar, Frank Vodvarka

ISBN: 978-0-471-28902-9

Oct 1991

384 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$130.00

Description

This comprehensive survey brings together primary source material related to the design of interior spaces through history. The authors probe how issues in the design of interior space have been approached by designers past and present and also the influence of fields such as psychology and the fine arts on spatial design. Excellent visual examples clarify different concepts discussed.
THE CHARACTER OF INTERIOR SPACE.

The Role of Theory.

Form and Function.

The Vocabulary of Design.

The Grammar of Design.

Ordering Systems.

THE DEVELOPMENT OF INTERIOR SPACE.

Seminal Viewpoints.

The Nineteenth Century.

Systematic Applications.

A Bold New Century.

Emerging Building Types.

THE MEASURE OF INTERIOR SPACE.

The Human Dimension.

The Space Within.

The Enclosure Revealed.

Archetypes and Ethics.

Notes.

Caption Notes.

Selected Readings.

Index.