The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design (Paperback)

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The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design (Paperback)

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The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design is a comprehensive guide to the numerous terms associated with, and used within, the fields of interior architecture and design.

Over 250 terms are explained and contextualised, with concise definitions accompanied by illustrations and examples taken from traditional and contemporary interior architecture.

The dictionary covers traditional terms still in current usage as well as modern terminology such as hyper-reality and sustainability. It also defines a wide variety of practical terms, such as elevation, installation, and function, and conceptual terms including constructivisim, minimalism, and formalism.
Graeme Brooker is program leader on undergraduate and postgraduate courses on interior design at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Michael Coates is an academic and lecturer in contextual and critical studies within the School of Design at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Sally Stone is director of the College of Continuity in Architecture at the Manchester School of Architecture.
Product Details ISBN: 9782940373802
ISBN-10: 2940373809
Publisher: AVA Publishing
Publication Date: January 29th, 2009
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Visual Dictionary