Environmentally Responsible Design: Green and Sustainable Design for Interior Designers

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 13, 2008 - 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

Global Sustainability The Macro Perspective
3
A Timeline of Human
41
Environmentally Responsible Interior Design
83
Nature as a Model for Design
103
Indoor Air Quality
135
Environmentally Responsible Lighting Design
155
Energy HVAC and Water
193
Certification Programs
251
United States Green Building Council
271
Specification of Products
289
Case Study The Immaculate Heart
337
Case Study The Everett L Marshall Building
353
Glossary
365
Bibliography
391
Index
401
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Dr. Louise Jones, LEED AP, is Professor Emeritus at Eastern Michigan University where she directed the Interior Design Program. An internationally acclaimed author and speaker, she served on the Executive Board for IIDA’a Green Design Initiative and was the lead interior designer on the Marshall Building, a environmentally responsible design demonstration project, which was evaluated using the Minnesota Sustainable Design Guide.

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