HUMAN FACTORS IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

2nd Edition

Linda L. Nussbaumer

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9781501323423
Published:
JAN 11, 2018
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Human Factors in the Built Environment, Second Edition explains the relationship of the human body and space planning to the design process so that you can plan and detail interiors. Key topics include proxemics, anthropometrics, ergonomics, sensory components, diversity, global concerns, health and safety, environmental considerations, special populations, and universal (inclusive) design. Recipient of the American Society of Interior Designers Joel Polsky Prize, this book has all the information you need in a quick reference format.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Foreword
Part 1: What is Human Factors?
1. Proxemics
2. Anthropometrics
3. Ergonomics
4. Universal Design
Part II Human Factors and Special Needs
5. Human Diversity
6. The Elderly
7. Children
8. Environmental Considerations
Part III Human Factors and Applied Case Studies
9. Residential DesignEnvironments
10. Commercial DesignEnvironments
11. Office Design
12. Hospitality Design
13. Healthcare Design
14. Educational Design
15. Retail Design
Appendix
Glossary
Bibliography
Index



About The Authors

Linda L. Nussbaumer is a Professor Emerita of the Interior Design Program in the Department of Consumer Sciences at South Dakota State University (SDSU), USA. Before retiring in May 2010, she was a full-professor teaching interior design and serving as Program Coordinator and Assistant Department Head. She continues to teach through online courses for SDSU and Radford University, USA. She is author of Inclusive Design: A Universal Need (Fairchild Books, 2012), The Interior Design Intern (Fairchild Books, 2011) and Evidence-Based Design for Interior Designers (Fairchild Books, 2009).

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