Residential Planning and Design
This comprehensive text introduces the reader to the entire process of planning residential interiors. Extensive full-color photos and diagrams augment the text to explain what an interior designer should know to work with other professionals, such as architects, electricians, and plumbers, to meet clients housing needs. The focus on contemporary American housing trends is enriched with references to interiors from the past and from other countries.
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Contents Part One Influences on Residential Design Chapter 1 Personal and Social Influences on Residential Design
Environmental Influences on Residential Design
Technological Influences on Residential Design
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