ISBN-10:
1563675633
ISBN-13:
2901563675637
Pub. Date:
02/27/2009
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Informing Design

Informing Design

by Joan I. Dickinson
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    ISBN-13: 2901563675637
    Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
    Publication date: 02/27/2009
    Edition description: New Edition
    Pages: 256
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

    About the Author

    Joan I. Dickinson is based at Radford College, US.
    John P. Marsden is based at Mount Mercy College, US.

    Table of Contents

    Preface xv

    Acknowledgments xxiii

    1 What is Research and What is Programming? 1

    Understanding the Difference Joan Dickinson John P. Marsden

    Abstract 1

    Introduction 1

    What is Research? 2

    Research and Information Gathering 5

    The Research Process 7

    What is Programming? 12

    Definitions of Programming 15

    Benefits and Importance of Programming 16

    Why Programming is a Must: A Classic Example 17

    Research versus Programming 21

    Summary 23

    Bibliography 23

    2 Research and Programming Processes Joan Dickinson 27

    Abstract 27

    Introduction 28

    The Research Process 29

    Defining the Problem 29

    The Literature Review 30

    Research Methods 34

    Research Design 51

    Research Ethics 59

    Quality of Research 60

    Analysis and Interpretation 62

    Research Example One: Falls, Gait, and Carpet 63

    Research Example Two: Older Adults' and Family Members' Perceptions of Assisted Living 68

    The Programming Process 70

    Defining the Problem 70

    The Existing State 71

    The Future State 72

    Summary and Recommended Readings 73

    Bibliography 75

    3 Sustainability and Information Gathering Lisa Tucker 79

    Abstract 79

    Introduction 80

    Living in the Built Environment 81

    Definitions and Terminology 83

    Theories 85

    Cradle to Cradle 85

    Biomimicry 86

    Biophilia 86

    Models 86

    Permaculture 86

    Ecological Footprint 87

    Factor 4/Factor 10 87

    Ecological Design 88

    Models for Implementation 88

    BEES 88

    LEED 89

    The Hannover Principles 89

    The Natural Step 89

    The State of Minnesota Sustainable Design Guidelines 90

    Informed Design Examples 90

    Cradle-to-Cradle House Design Competition 90

    Healthcare and Sustainability Projects 94

    IDEC StudentCompetition 96

    Research and Sustainability 100

    Sustainability and Historic Preservation 101

    Summary 104

    Bibliography 105

    4 Design of the Workplace: Programming Elizabeth Riordan Heather Modzelewski Erik Lucken 107

    Abstract 107

    Introduction 107

    Information Gathering Methodology 109

    1 Understanding Client Goals 110

    2 Data Collection 112

    3 Documenting Existing Conditions 119

    4 Document Design Changes, Based on Study Input 123

    Informed Design Examples 123

    Leading High-Tech Firm: Supporting Globalization 123

    Leading Media and Communications Company: Supporting Diversity 126

    Leading Financial Services Firm: Acting Responsibly 128

    Bibliography 130

    5 Supermarket Retail: Programming Stephanie Heher John P. Marsden 133

    Abstract 133

    Introduction 133

    Traditional and Nontraditional Grocery Retailers 135

    Discount Retailers 135

    Specialty Food Retailers 136

    Other Food Retailers 137

    Needs of Customers 137

    Store Image 138

    Shopping Experience 138

    Lifestyles 139

    Interest in Food 140

    Psychological Models or Theories of Consumer Behavior 140

    Motivational Dimensions 141

    Emotional Dimensions 142

    Environmental Dimensions 144

    Informed Design Examples 145

    Chain A 146

    Chain B 154

    Summary 155

    Bibliography 156

    6 The Design of Neonatal Intensive Care Units: Information Gathering and Practitioners as Consumers of Research Anna Marshall-Baker 159

    Abstract 159

    Introduction 160

    Development of Neonatal Intensive Care 160

    Developmental Care 167

    Green Healthcare 173

    Informed Design Examples 175

    Boulder Community Foothills Hospital 175

    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center 179

    Full Circle: Infant Incubators 182

    Summary 184

    Bibliography 185

    7 Child Development Centers: Students as Consumers of Research Marilyn Read 191

    Abstract 191

    Introduction 192

    Definition of Quality Childhood Education 194

    Center Assessment 195

    Educational Approaches 197

    The Constructivist Approach 198

    The Reggio Emilio Approach 200

    The Project Approach 201

    The Montessori Model 202

    Behavioral Analysis Model 205

    Bereiter-Englemann (DISTAR) Model 205

    Influence of the Curriculum Model on the Design of the Facility 206

    Research 206

    The Open Setting 208

    Enclosed Plans 211

    Plan Layout Recommendations for Inclusive Environments 211

    Furniture and Equipment 212

    Display 212

    Natural and Artificial Lighting 213

    Color 213

    Natural Elements 214

    Informed Design Example 215

    Child Development Center Project 215

    Bibliography 224

    8 Environments for Individuals with Dementia and Frail Elders: Students as Consumers of Research Joan Dickinson 229

    Abstract 229

    Introduction 230

    Housing Options for Older Individuals 231

    Long-Term Care Facilities 232

    Selection of an Appropriate Facility 233

    Models of Design and Care 236

    Informed Design Examples 244

    Facilities for Individuals with Dementia 244

    Falls among Older Individuals 255

    Bibliography 257

    9 The Design of Hotels: Students as Conductors of Research Lori A. Anthony 265

    Abstract 265

    Introduction 265

    Evolution of the Hospitality Industry 266

    Hotel Classifications 268

    Client Needs 269

    Models of Hospitality 271

    Experiential Model 271

    Residential Model 272

    Market Research and Design Research 273

    Informed Design Examples 275

    Hotel Design: Understanding the Aging Population 276

    Green Rating Systems for the Hotel Industry 283

    Furniture Trends in Destination Hotel Lobbies 287

    Summary 291

    Bibliography 292

    10 The Design of Hospitals and Neonatal Intensive Care Units: Students and Practitioners as Conductors of Research Debra D. Harris 295

    Abstract 295

    Introduction 295

    Models of Evidence-Based Design 297

    Informed Design Examples 299

    Design Implications for Single-Family NICUs 299

    Student Research-Spatial Needs for SFR NICU 305

    Resources for Healthcare Design Research 314

    Additional Resources for NICU Design 314

    Translating the Literature for Practical Application 315

    Bibliography 316

    About the Contributors 319

    Credits 325

    Index 329

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