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Short description Francis D.K. Ching has been among the most successful Wiley authors in architecture and design. In this work, Ching introduces complex concepts of interior design, from defining interior space to explaining interior environmental systems, through his inimitable approach using words and drawings. A functional and beautifully illustrated work, this guide offers a visual introduction to the nature and design of interior spaces and the building elements and environmental systems within them. Thoroughly updated to address current practices in building technology, this book is sure to remain the standard reference for many years to come.
From the contents Preface v1 Interior Space 12 Interior Design 353 A Design Vocabulary 834 Interior Building Elements 1475 Interior Environmental Systems 2196 Lighting and Acoustics 2477 Finish Materials 2878 Furnishings 317Appendix 353Glossary 361Bibliography 365Index 367