Residential Interior Design: A Guide to Planning Spaces
Residential Interior Design: A Guide To Planning Spaces 3rd Edition is an industry-standard reference for all aspects of residential space planning, with a practical focus on accessible design, ergonomics and how building systems affect each space. This edition has been updated with the most recent building code information as well as new content on remodeling. The book includes hundreds of drawings and photographs and illustrates a step-by-step approach to design that applies to any residential space and ensures that the most important factors are weighted heavily in the decision making process. Daily use is a major consideration, and the authors explore the minimum amount of space each room requires to function appropriately while examining the host of additional factors that impact bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens, hallways and more. Detailed information about accessibility is included in each chapter, making this book a reliable design reference for aging-in-place and universal design.
Updated to 2015 International Residential Code and 2015 International Green Construction Code.