Rethinking Design and Interiors: Human Beings in the Built Environment

Rethinking Design and Interiors: Human Beings in the Built Environment

by Shashi Caan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781856697569
Publisher: King, Laurence Publishing
Publication date: 08/10/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Picture credits 4

Author's acknowledgments 5

Preface Susan S. Szenasy 6

Introduction 8

The Search for Shelter 11

Shelter's Human Roots

The Lost Origins of Building

Reclaiming the Past

Being 35

Interior Space and the Second Skin

Extensipns of Self

The Un-Universal Man

Design for Basic Human Needs (Measures of Man)

Design for Well-Being

Inside 81

The Emergence of Prevailing Stereotypes

The Psychology Analogy

Empirical Knowledge

Designing Habitable Space

Design 119

Toward a New Design

Acknowledging Design's Complex Nature

The Development of Experiential Knowledge

Establishing a Protocol for Phenomenological Investigations

The Identification of Qualitative Design Factors

Epilogue: Out From Within 167

Endnotes 182

Further reading 193

Index 198

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