The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design

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AVA Publishing, Jan 29, 2009 - Architecture - 288 pages

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.

 

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Contents

A
18
B
33
C
45
D
70
E
85
F
99
G
114
H
122
P
180
Q
200
R
204
S
221
T
241
U
249
V
252
W
259

I
128
J
136
K
139
L
144
M
155
N
173
O
176
X
267
Y
268
Z
270
The Details
273
Back Cover
289
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About the author (2009)

Michael Coates is a lecturer in Contextual and Critical Studies within the School of Design at Manchester Metropolitan University. He lives in the UK.
Graeme Brooker is the program leader of the undergraduate and postgraduate interior design courses at Manchester Metropolitan University. An internationally respected interior designer, he lives in the UK.
Sally Stone is the director of the College of Continuity in Architecture at the Manchester School of Architecture. An expert in urban regeneration and building reuse, she lives in the UK.

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