My basket contains:

0 items £0.00

View Basket

£60.00

Add to basket
Price in Euros €68.05
Price in USD $76.01
Select your currency
Calculated price

FREE UK Postage for online orders over £60

Terms and conditions apply

Diversity in Design: Perspectives from the Non-Western World

Vibhavari Jani

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 480

  • Publisher: Fairchild Books

  • Date Published: Sep 2011

  • Stock Code: 71833

  • ISBN: 9781563677557

  • Binding: Paperback

Average Rating: Be the first to rate this product!
Your Rating:
Total rating: 0 out of 5
Total votes: 0

Description

The ongoing challenge for the design practitioner is to consider the changing face of the user - the client - when designing the environment today and in the future. This text fulfills a huge void that exists in teaching resources on the non-Western cultures and provides a much needed educational resource so that other educators can teach interior design from an inclusive perspective which acknowledges the contributions of all world cultures, not just western European traditions.

Each unit will represent a selected country and provide information on that country's culture, design philosophies, theories, principles and elements and symbolic meaning evident in built forms, colors, patterns, and textiles, as told by contributors native to the country.

The key features of the book include: examines developments, events, and conditions that affect people with differing needs and a range of cultural, social, and psychological levels; supports the CIDA (Council of Interior Design Accreditation) assessment for changes in interior design programs identified in CIDA's Future Vision task force; integrates analysis of interior environments that includes global sources of inspiration; includes discussion questions, assignments, projects/exercises list of recommended additional readings; Instructor's Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom; and, PowerPoint[registered] Presentation provides outlines and ideas for lectures; compatible with PC and Mac platforms.

Post a Review

You need to be logged in to post a review

Customers Who Bought This Also Bought



The Design Companion for Planning and Placemaking

The Design Companion for Planning and Placemaking

This book is an essential primer to help those involved in planning secure higher standards of  building, open space and neighbourhood design... (more)

£30.00

Add to basket
Diversity in Design: Perspectives from the Non-Western World The Design Companion for Planning and Placemaking

The Design Companion for Planning and Placemaking

The Design Companion for Planning and Placemaking

This book is an essential primer to help those involved in planning secure higher standards of  building, open space and neighbourhood design... (more)

£30.00

Add to basket
Diversity in Design: Perspectives from the Non-Western World The Design Companion for Planning and Placemaking

The Art of Building a Garden City: Designing new communities for the 21st Century

The Art of Building a Garden City: Designing new communities for the 21st Century

The concept of the Garden City is perhaps the most radical and relevant legacy of British town planning and the utopian tradition. Its pioneers... (more)

£40.00

Add to basket
Diversity in Design: Perspectives from the Non-Western World The Art of Building a Garden City: Designing new communities for the 21st Century

How Buildings Work

How Buildings Work

An understanding of building physics is fundamental for the design and construction of safe, functional, energy efficient buildings. Without it... (more)

£30.00

Add to basket
Diversity in Design: Perspectives from the Non-Western World How Buildings Work

Redefining Brutalism

Redefining Brutalism

People associate the term Brutalism with concrete and, in the UK, with the welfare state – just one thin slice of the Brutalist... (more)

£25.00

Add to basket
Diversity in Design: Perspectives from the Non-Western World Redefining Brutalism

Social Housing: Definitions and Design ExemplarsExtract is available for this book

Social Housing: Definitions and Design Exemplars

Across Europe a new generation of practices are transforming social housing. Responding to continued high demand, changing clients and new funding... (more)

£40.00

Add to basket
Diversity in Design: Perspectives from the Non-Western World Social Housing: Definitions and Design Exemplars

Recently Viewed