EVIDENCE-BASED DESIGN FOR INTERIOR DESIGNERS

Linda L. Nussbaumer

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ISBN:
9781563677595
Published:
JUL 30, 2009

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What's in the book

The Book

A design solution is only as good as the quality of its research. Evidence-based design is an approach in which qualitative and quantitative research inform decisions. Evidence-Based Design for Interior Designers examines how designers conduct research into commercial and residential spaces and use this research to achieve optimal design solutions.

Table of Contents

Foundations of Evidence-Based Design
Introduction to Evidence-Based Design
Design Theories
Data Collection
Methods of Data Collection
Historic Precedents
Design Precedents
Environmental Considerations
Structural Needs
Contextual Needs
Sustainability Needs
Human Factors
Diversity in Design
Commercial Spaces
Data Collection for Commercial Spaces
Office Design
Hospitality Design
Healthcare Design
Retail Design
Other Design Categories
Residential Spaces
Residential Structures: Family and Housing
Data Collection of Residential Design
Drawing Conclusions
Putting to Practice Evidence-Based Design



About The Authors

Linda L. Nussbaumer, Ph.D., CID, ASID, IDEC, is Professor in the Department of Interior Design at South Dakota State University.

Format:
Paperback
Page count:
400
Imprint:
Fairchild Books
Dimensions:
8.5 x 11 "
Illustrations:
12 pp colour section