Environmentally Responsible Design: Green and Sustainable Design for Interior Designers

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 19, 2012 - Architecture - 432 pages
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At last, there's an authoritative guide to help interior designers apply green- building and sustainability applications to their environments. Sustainable Interior Design expertly introduces the principles of environmentally responsible design for interior environments. This useful reference provides beginning designers and experienced professionals alike with a comprehensive survey that coverers everything from theoretical approaches to current practices. It helps designers understand the environmentally responsible approach and make design decisions that are ethical and do not harm the world?s environment.
 

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Contents

Environmentally Responsible Interior Design
1
Indoor Environmental Quality
133
Evaluation of Interior Finishes and Furnishings
249
Case Studies
335
Glossary
365
Bibliography
391
Index
401
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LOUISE JONES, LEED AP, IDEC, ASID, IIDA, is the Graduate Program Director and Professor of Interior Design at Eastern Michigan University. Dr. Jones is on FIDER's Committee for Green Design Initiative and was the lead interior designer on the Marshall Building, a sustainable design demonstration project using the Minnesota Sustainable Design Guide.

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