9781566374293

Residential Housing and Interiors

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    9781566374293

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-01-01
  • Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Pub

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Residential Housing & Interiors teaches students about planning, designing, decorating, and landscaping a home. The text introduces the many housing options available and explains how the living, sleeping, and service areas of a home work together to satisfy individual and family needs. This new edition features color and design principles, home offices, interiors for family members with special needs, and computer applications. Water- and energy-saving techniques are also explored, as well as careers in the broad housing field and professional methods for presenting housing ideas.
-- Reviews the basic building materials and structural components of a home in an easy-to-understand manner.
-- Discusses the principles of good design and how to apply them to a home's interior, exterior, and landscaping.
-- Explains the three most common color systems and how to use color for various effects.
-- Examines and extensively illustrates furniture styles by period.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Fundamentals of Housing
13(14)
Factors Affecting Housing Choices
13(5)
Location
13(2)
Climate
15(1)
Availability
16(1)
Cost
16(1)
Taste
16(1)
Lifestyle
17(1)
Types of Housing Available
18(9)
Tract Houses
18(1)
Custom Houses
19(2)
Manufactured Houses
21(2)
Mobile Homes
23(1)
Cooperatives
24(1)
Condominiums
24(1)
Rentals
25(2)
Chapter 2 Evaluating Floor Plans
27(14)
Circulation
27(5)
Types of Circulation
29(1)
Circulation Frequency
30(1)
Room Relationships
30(2)
Reading House Plans
32(9)
Description of Drawings
32(9)
Chapter 3 Living Areas
41(14)
Living Rooms
41(4)
Location
41(1)
Size and Arrangement
42(3)
Dining Rooms
45(3)
Location
45(1)
Size and Arrangement
46(2)
Family Rooms
48(2)
Location
49(1)
Size and Arrangement
49(1)
Entryways
50(1)
Patios, Porches, and Courts
51(2)
Patios
51(1)
Porches
52(1)
Courts
53(1)
Adaptations for Special Needs
53(2)
Chapter 4 Sleeping Areas
55(12)
Bedrooms
55(5)
Location
55(1)
Size and Arrangement
56(3)
Master Bedrooms
59(1)
Children's Rooms
59(1)
Bathrooms
60(4)
Location
60(1)
Size and Arrangement
61(2)
Heat and Moisture Considerations
63(1)
Adaptations for Special Needs
64(3)
Chapter 5 Service Areas
67(20)
Kitchens
67(6)
Location
67(1)
Size and Arrangement
68(1)
Work Centers
68(2)
Appliances, Cabinets, and Counters
70(2)
Kitchen Floor Plans
72(1)
Laundry Facilities
73(4)
Location
74(2)
Size and Arrangement
76(1)
Basements
77(1)
Garages and Carports
77(1)
Location
77(1)
Size and Design
77(1)
Service Entries
78(1)
Special-Purpose Rooms
78(4)
Home Offices
78(4)
Storage
82(1)
Adaptations for Special Needs
82(5)
Chapter 6 Design
87(20)
Elements of Design
87(6)
Space
87(2)
Line
89(1)
Shape and Form
90(2)
Texture
92(1)
Color
93(1)
Principles of Design
93(6)
Proportion and Scale
94(3)
Balance
97(2)
Emphasis
99(1)
Rhythm
99(1)
Goals of Design
99(3)
Appropriateness
100(1)
Harmony, Variety, and Unity
101(1)
Function
101(1)
Accessories in Design
102(5)
Chapter 7 Color
107(16)
The Psychology of Color
107(2)
The Color Spectrum
109(2)
The Color Wheel
110(1)
Color Characteristics
111(1)
Warm and Cool Colors
112(1)
Neutral Colors
112(1)
Color Systems
112(4)
The Brewster System
112(2)
The Ostwald System
114(1)
The Munsell System
114(2)
Color Harmonies
116(4)
Effect of Light on Color
118(1)
Effect of Adjacent Colors
119(1)
Effect of Texture on Color
119(1)
Effect of Color on Space
120(1)
Color Decisions
120(3)
Chapter 8 Wood, Masonry, and Concrete
123(22)
Wood
123(11)
Wood Classification
125(1)
Wood Materials
125(5)
Wood Finishes
130(4)
Masonry
134(9)
Structural Clay Products
134(2)
Concrete Masonry Units
136(2)
Glass Block
138(1)
Stone
138(5)
Concrete
143(2)
Chapter 9 Metals, Glass, Ceramics, and Plastics
145(16)
Metals
145(6)
Iron and Steel
145(3)
Aluminium
148(1)
Copper
149(1)
Brass
149(1)
Bronze
149(1)
Lead
150(1)
Glass
151(5)
Flat Glass
152(1)
Decorative Glass
152(1)
Tinted Glass
153(1)
Reflective Glass
154(1)
Insulating Glass
154(1)
Handblown Glass
154(1)
Molded Glass
155(1)
Leaded Glass
155(1)
Ceramics
156(3)
Ceramic Tile
156(1)
Roofing Tile
157(1)
Pottery
158(1)
Plastics
159(2)
Chapter 10 Textiles
161(10)
Fibers
161(2)
Natural Fibers
161(1)
Manufactured Fibers
162(1)
Yarns
163(2)
Fabric Construction
165(6)
Weaving
165(2)
Knitting
167(1)
Tufting
167(1)
Other Construction Methods
167(1)
Dyeing Fabrics
168(1)
Printing Fabrics
168(1)
Fabric Finishes
169(2)
Chapter 11 Furniture Styles
171(34)
Traditional Styles
173(1)
Traditional Furniture from France
173(5)
Late Renaissance (1589-1643)
173(1)
Baroque (1643-1700)
173(1)
Regence (1700-1730)
174(1)
Rococo (1730-1760)
174(1)
Neoclassic (1760-1789)
175(1)
Directoire (1789-1804)
176(1)
Empire (1804-1820)
176(2)
Traditional Furniture from England: Early Renaissance Period
178(2)
Tudor (1500-1558)
178(1)
Elizabethan (1558-1603)
178(1)
Jacobean (1603-1649)
179(1)
Cromwellian (1649-1660)
180(1)
Traditional Furniture from England: Middle Renaissance Period
180(1)
Restoration (1660-1689)
180(1)
William and Mary (1689-1702)
180(1)
Queen Anne (1702-1714)
181(1)
Early Georgian (1714-1750)
181(1)
Traditional Furniture from England: Late Renaissance Period
181(8)
Late Georgian (1750-1810)
183(6)
Regency (1810-1837)
189(1)
Victorian (1837-1901)
189(1)
Traditional American Styles
189(10)
Early American (1630-1770)
190(4)
American Georgian (1720-1790)
194(1)
Federal (1790-1820)
195(3)
Post Federal (1820-1880)
198(1)
20th Century Styles
199(6)
Art Nouveau
199(1)
Frank Lloyd Wright
199(1)
Bauhaus
199(1)
Scandinavian
200(1)
Contemporary
200(5)
Chapter 12 Furniture Construction and Selection
205(20)
Wood Furniture
205(8)
Wood Types
206(5)
Wood Finishes
211(1)
Wood Furniture Construction
211(2)
Upholstered Furniture
213(3)
Fabrics
213(1)
Upholstered Furniture Construction
214(1)
Bedding
215(1)
Metal Furniture
216(1)
Plastic Furniture
217(1)
Furniture Selection
218(7)
Quality and Cost
218(3)
Style
221(1)
Size
221(1)
Upholstery Fabric
221(1)
Ergonomics in Furniture Design
222(1)
Maintenance
222(3)
Chapter 13 Walls
225(20)
Wall Types
225(5)
Frame Walls
225(3)
Masonry Walls
228(2)
Wall Treatments
230(10)
Wood Siding
231(1)
Manufactured Siding
232(1)
Mineral Fiber Shingles
233(1)
Wood Shingles
233(1)
Decorative Masonry
234(1)
Stucco or Plaster
234(1)
Paint
235(1)
Wallpaper
236(1)
Fabric
237(1)
Paneling and Boards
238(1)
Ceramic Tile
239(1)
Mirrors
239(1)
Selection of Wall Treatments
240(5)
Function
240(1)
Appearance
241(4)
Chapter 14 Floors
245(22)
Floor Systems
245(5)
Wood Floor Construction
245(3)
Concrete Floor Construction
248(2)
Floor Treatments
250(13)
Flooring Materials
250(8)
Floor Coverings
258(5)
Selection of Floor Treatments
263(4)
Function
263(1)
Appearance
264(3)
Chapter 15 Ceilings and Roofs
267(14)
Ceilings
267(5)
Ceiling and Construction
267(2)
Ceiling-Surface Materials
269(2)
Ceiling Treatments
271(1)
Roofs
272(9)
Roof Construction
273(4)
Roof Styles
277(1)
Roofing Materials
278(3)
Chapter 16 Windows and Doors
281(28)
Windows
281(10)
Window Types
281(5)
Window Construction
286(2)
Window Selection and Placement
288(3)
Window Treatments
291(9)
Interior Window Treatments
291(8)
Exterior Window Treatments
299(1)
Selection of Window Treatments
300(1)
Doors
301(5)
Door Construction
305(1)
Door Treatments
306(3)
Chapter 17 Stairs and Halls
309(8)
Stairways
309(5)
Stair Designs
310(1)
Stairway Comfort and Safety
311(3)
Adaptations for Special Needs
314(1)
Stairway Treatment
315(1)
Halls
315(1)
Chapter 18 Lighting
317(16)
Natural Light
317(1)
Artificial Light
318(4)
Incandescent Light
319(1)
Halogen Sources
319(1)
Fluorescent Light
320(1)
Applications of Lighting
320(2)
Selection and Placement
322(9)
Lighting Fixtures
322(3)
Lighting Areas of the Home
325(6)
Lighting Controls
331(2)
Chapter 19 Electrical and Plumbing Systems
333(14)
The Electrical System
333(8)
Electrical System Components
333(4)
Planning the Electrical System
337(2)
Signal and Communication Systems
339(1)
Home Automation
339(2)
The Plumbing System
341(6)
Water Supply
341(1)
Wastewater Removal
342(1)
Fixtures
343(1)
Planning the Plumbing System
344(3)
Chapter 20 Climate Control, Fireplaces, and Stoves
347(14)
Climate Control
347(8)
Conventional Heating Systems
347(3)
Solar Heating Systems
350(2)
Cooling Systems
352(1)
Insulation
353(1)
Other Factors
354(1)
Fireplaces and Stoves
355(4)
Fireplaces
355(2)
Stoves
357(2)
Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Detectors
359(2)
Carbon Monoxide Detectors
359(1)
Smoke Detectors
359(2)
Chapter 21 Energy and Water Conservation
361(14)
Architectural and Site Considerations
361(7)
Orientation
361(1)
Insulation
362(2)
Windows and Doors
364(1)
Roofs and Walls
365(1)
Heating and Plumbing Systems
366(2)
Site Considerations
368(1)
Energy-Saving Appliances
368(4)
Utility Area Appliances
368(1)
Service Area Appliances
369(3)
Energy Alternatives
372(1)
Solar Energy
372(1)
Wind Energy
372(1)
Energy Management with Computers
372(1)
Water Conservation
373(2)
Chapter 22 Exterior Design
375(18)
Traditional Styles
375(8)
Native American
375(1)
Spanish
375(1)
Swedish
376(1)
Dutch
376(1)
German
376(1)
French
377(1)
English
378(1)
English/Colonial
379(1)
Saltbox
379(1)
Garrison
379(1)
Cape Cod
380(1)
Georgian
380(1)
Federal
381(1)
Greek Revival
381(1)
Southern Colonial
382(1)
Italianate
382(1)
Victorian
382(1)
Modern Designs
383(2)
Ranch House
383(1)
Split-Level House
384(1)
Contemporary Designs
385(8)
Geodesic Domes
386(1)
Foam Domes
386(1)
Solar Homes
387(1)
Earth-Sheltered Homes
388(5)
Chapter 23 Landscaping
393(22)
Landscape Plants
393(9)
Grasses
393(1)
Ground Covers
394(2)
Trees
396(4)
Shrubs
400(2)
Vines
402(1)
Other Landscape Elements
402(6)
Paths, Walks, and Steps
404(1)
Banks, Walls, and Fences
405(1)
Patios, Decks, and Game Areas
406(2)
Pools and Fountains
408(1)
Planning the Landscape
408(7)
Landscape Design
411(4)
Chapter 24 Remodeling
415(16)
Choosing to Remodel
415(2)
Types of Remodeling
417(9)
Changing Lived-In Areas
417(1)
Making Unused Space Livable
418(4)
Adding On
422(2)
Buying to Remodel
424(2)
Historic Preservation
426(2)
Restoration
427(1)
Preservation Through Remodeling
428(1)
Adaptive Reuse
428(1)
Preparing Remodeling Plans
428(3)
The Interior Designer
429(1)
The Architect
429(1)
The Contractor
430(1)
Chapter 25 Presenting Housing Ideas
431(14)
Presentation Drawings
431(5)
Exterior Perspectives
431(2)
Interior Perspectives
433(1)
Presentation Floor Plans
433(1)
Presentation Elevations
433(1)
Presentation Plot Plans
434(1)
Presentation Landscape Plans
434(1)
Presentation Sections
435(1)
Rendering
436(4)
Pencil Rendering
436(1)
Ink Rendering
437(1)
Watercolor Rendering
438(1)
Colored Pencil Rendering
438(1)
Felt Tip Marker Rendering
438(1)
Applique Rendering
439(1)
Airbrush Rendering
440(1)
Other Presentation Methods
440(5)
Presentation Boards
440(2)
Models
442(1)
Slide Presentations
442(3)
Chapter 26 Computer Applications
445(18)
Design and Analysis
446(7)
Computer-Assisted Drafting and Design (CADD)
446(3)
Plot, Site, and Landscape Planning
449(1)
Kitchen and Bath Design
450(2)
Energy Analysis
452(1)
Selection of Construction Elements and Processes
453(3)
Structural Analysis
453(2)
Preferred Construction and Installation Techniques
455(1)
Service to Clients and Customers
456(2)
Home Planning Aids
456(1)
Interior Design Programs
456(1)
CD-ROM Marketing Tools
456(2)
Internet Sources
458(1)
Virtual Reality Models
458(1)
Project Management
458(5)
PERT and Gantt Charts
460(1)
Cost Estimates and Financial Models
460(2)
Project Data Management
462(1)
Chapter 27 Careers in Housing
463(8)
Planners and Designers
463(2)
Architect
463(1)
Architectural Drafter
464(1)
Architectural Illustrator
464(1)
Interior Designer
464(1)
Modelmaker
465(1)
Landscape Designer
465(1)
Building Tradespeople
465(2)
Building Contractor
465(1)
Construction Technologist
466(1)
Skilled Tradesperson
466(1)
Construction Machinery Operator
467(1)
Land Surveyor
467(1)
Allied Careers
467(4)
Government Positions
467(2)
Real Estate Positions
469(2)
Appendix 471(24)
A-1 Weights and Measures 471(1)
A-2 Topographical Symbols 472(1)
A-3 Plumbing Symbols 472(1)
A-4 Electrical Symbols 473(1)
A-5 Climate Control Symbols 473(1)
A-6 Abbreviations 474(1)
A-7 Common Sizes of Living Room Furniture 475(1)
A-8 Common Sizes of Bedroom Furniture 476(1)
A-9 Minimum Clearance Requirements 477(1)
A-10 Common Sizes of Bathroom Fixtures 478(1)
A-11 Common Sizes of Kitchen Base Cabinets 479(1)
A-12 Common Sizes of Kitchen Wall Cabinets 480(1)
A-13 Common Sizes of Kitchen Appliances 481(1)
A-14 Common Sizes of Brick 482(1)
A-15 Building Material Symbols 483(1)
A-16 Thermoplastics 484(1)
A-17 Thermosetting Plastics 485(1)
A-18 Common Furniture Sizes 486(1)
A-19 Common Sizes of Double-Hung Windows 487(1)
A-20 Common Sizes of Horizontal Sliding Windows 488(1)
A-21 Common Sizes of Casement Windows 489(1)
A-22 Common Sizes of Awning and Hopper Windows 490(1)
A-23 Common Sizes of Picture Windows 491(1)
A-24 Common Sizes of Glass Sliding Doors 492(1)
A-25 Percentage of Light Reflected by Color 493(2)
Glossary 495(10)
Index 505

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