Designing for Privacy and Related Needs / Edition 1

Designing for Privacy and Related Needs / Edition 1

by Julie Stewart-Pollack, Rosemary M. Menconi
     
 

This timely book provides a synthesis of research, theory, and practical application to explore and examine the concept of privacy as a function of interior design responsibility. Presenting information in a straightforward manner, the text examines privacy needs and solutions for residential, healthcare, hospitality, and work environments. Age-specific privacy

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This timely book provides a synthesis of research, theory, and practical application to explore and examine the concept of privacy as a function of interior design responsibility. Presenting information in a straightforward manner, the text examines privacy needs and solutions for residential, healthcare, hospitality, and work environments. Age-specific privacy needs are also covered. Students learn that privacy is not a luxury experience but a basic and restorative human need that reduces stress, enhances self-identity and creativity, and enables people to better manage both personal activities and social interactions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563673405
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
8.47(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.78(d)

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Table of Contents

* Why Study Privacy?* The Concept of Privacy and Its Role in our Lives* Characteristics of the Physical Environment that Promote Privacy* Privacy Needs for Residential Interior Design* Privacy Needs in Work Environments* Privacy Needs in Healthcare Environments* Privacy Needs in Hospitality Design* Age-Specific Considerations for Privacy* A Model for Designing for PrivacyTEXT FEATURES* Design features that can enhance privacy are highlighted within chapters* Extensive bibliography demonstrates a strong research base and allows for greater in-depth study of specific issues* Links between topics discussed in different chapters are highlighted within the text* Illustrations of award-winning projects by the author's students serve as inspiration and models for projects by readers* End-of-chapter activities show relevance of design decisions to privacy needs and encourage students to practice problem-solving

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