Binding : Hardcover
Pages : 883
Publication Date : 3/8/2011
Condition : BRAND NEW
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, motifs, furniture, color, lighting, textiles, and decorative accessories. The unique scope allows comparison in all areas of the built environment through the centuries to illustrate historical, social, cultural, and stylistic influences. Narrative and graphics interweave design analysis with architectural and design history. From the Back Cover ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIOR DESIGN: AN INTEGRATED HISTORY TO THE PRESENT ______________________________________________________________________________________ Buie Harwood, FIDEC, Honorary FASID, Certified Interior Designer, Virginia Bridget May, Ph.D., IDEC, ASID Curt Sherman, FIDEC, ASID This volume presents a survey of architecture, interiors, furniture, and the decorative arts from the beginning of recorded history to the present. It is a complete, integrated, and interdisciplinary reference for: ________________________________________________________________________________ • architecture • interior design • color • architectural details • interior architectural features • lighting • architectural surface treatments • interior surface treatments • textiles • space planning • furniture • decorative arts ________________________________________________________________________________ The unique scope allows comparison in all areas of the built environment through the centuries to illustrate historical, social, cultural, and stylistic influences. Narrative and graphics interweave design analysis with architectural and design history. Innovations: > The text has various categories that address Historical & Social developments, Concepts, Design Characteristics & Motifs, Architecture, Interiors, and Furnishings & Decorative Arts. > Descriptive spotlights of numerous buildings, interiors, and furniture assist in additional study. > Graphic material features a wide diversity of 1800 illustrations, many well-known and some less common. > Color photographs throughout the book expand the visual resources required for period study. > Design diagramming highlights major design features allowing the reader to make visual connections between the content. > An extensive Glossary, Bibliography, and Index offer flexibility and ease of use. > A comprehensive CD contains many of the illustrations in the book, as well as specifics on Important Buildings and Interiors, Important Treatises, Design Practitioners for each chapter.
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