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Author Ireland, Jeannie.

Title Residential planning and design / Jeannie Ireland
Published New York, NY : Fairchild Publications, Inc., [2007]


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Description xvi, 528 pages : color illustrations, plans ; 26 cm
Contents Part I. Influences on residential design : 1. Personal and social influences on residential design -- 2. Green design: Environmental influences on residential design -- 3. Technological influences on residential design -- 4. Materials used for residential design. -- Part II. The structure of homes : 5. Structural components of the house -- 6. Finishing the structure. -- Part III. The operation of homes : 7. The electrical system -- 8. The plumbing system -- 9. Air-quality control -- 10 . Green design: energy-efficiency. -- Part IV. Designing interior and exterior spaces : 11. Housing styles -- 12. Planning space use -- 13. Designing public areas -- 14. Designing service areas -- 15. Designing private areas
Summary "This comprehensive text introduces the reader to the entire process of planning residential interiors. Extensive full-color photos and diagrams augment the text to explain what an interior designer should know to work with other professionals, such as architects, electricians, and plumbers, to meet clients' housing needs. The focus on contemporary American housing trends is enriched with references to interiors from the past and from other countries."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also issued online
Subject Architectural design -- United States.
Architecture -- Designs and plans.
Architecture, Domestic -- United States.
Building sites -- Planning.
Dwellings -- Planning.
House construction.
House furnishings -- United States.
Housing development -- United States.
Genre/Form Architectural drawings.
Author Kontzias, Olga T.
LC no. 2006921195
ISBN 1563673843