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9781563673849

Residential Planning and Design

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    9781563673849

  • ISBN10:

    1563673843

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-09-13
  • Publisher: Fairchild Books

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"This comprehensive text introduces the reader to the entire process of planning residential interiors. Extensive full-color photos and diagrams augment the text to explain what an interior designer should know to work with other professionals, such as architects, electricians, and plumbers, to meet clients' housing needs. The focus on contemporary American housing trends is enriched with references to interiors from the past and from other countries."--BOOK JACKET.

Author Biography

Jeannie Ireland is associate professor of housing and interior design in the Applied Consumer Science Department at Missouri State University. She has taught residential design for over 25 years and was awarded the 2005 College Teaching Award.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Acknowledgments xv
Part One Influences on Residential Design
Personal and Social Influences on Residential Design
2(24)
The Role of the Designer
4(1)
Designing Residences to Meet Individual Needs
5(11)
Functions of Homes
Special Needs in Housing
Designing Residences with Families in Mind
16(2)
The Traditional Stages
Variations of the Family Life Cycle
The Role of the Community
18(6)
Cities
Suburbs
Towns
Rural Areas
Alternative Community Forms
Green Design: Environmental Influences on Residential Design
24(2)
Green Design
26(24)
The Effects of Climate on Building Design
27(4)
Temperature
Moisture
Air Movement
Types of Climates
Effects of Climate on People
Land
31(4)
Physical Characteristics of Land
Distribution of Resources
Energy
35(8)
Energy Use
Energy Sources
Pollution
43(7)
Air Pollution
Water Pollution
Solid Wastes
Visual Pollution
Olfactory Pollution
Electromagnetic Pollution
Noise Pollution
Noise in the Residential Environment
Sound Transmission Class
Light Pollution
Technological Influences on Residential Design
50(30)
Development of Technology
52(3)
Contact with Other Cultures
Solution for Critical Need
Associated Changes
Potential of Technologies
Lost Technologies
Effects of Technology
The Development of Housing
Technology
55(7)
Tools
Methods of Support
Wall Construction
Suspended Construction
Corners
Spanning Space
The Building Industry
62(1)
Construction Methods
62(6)
Conventional Construction
Mass Site Construction
Manufactured Homes
Remodeling Existing Buildings
68(2)
Regulating Building
Construction
70(3)
Zoning Ordinances
Building Codes
Subdivision Regulations
Housing Codes
Types of Dwellings
73(7)
Single-Family Dwellings
Multifamily Dwellings
Number of Levels
Materials Used for Residential Design
80(28)
Wood
82(6)
Classes of Woods
Lumber
Wood Uses in the Home
Fiberboard, Hardboard, Particleboard, Waferboard, and Oriented-Strand Board
Laminated Materials
Other Vegetative Materials
88(1)
Grass, Reeds, and Straw
Cork
Wattle and Daub
Animal Products
89(1)
Masonry
89(9)
Brick
Stone
Cement and Concrete
Glass
98(1)
Types of Flat Glass
Glass Block
Gypsum Products
99(1)
Plaster and Lath
Wallboard
Metals
100(4)
Uses of Metals in Residences
Types of Metals Used in Residential Buildings
Plastics
104(2)
Vinyl
Acrylic
Rigid Plastics
Rubber
106(1)
Asphalt
106(1)
Carpet
106(2)
Part Two The Structure of Homes
Structural Components of the Home
108(32)
Structural Loads
110(1)
Types of Loads
Load-Bearing and Non-Load-Bearing Components
Structural Components
111(26)
Footings
Foundations
The Frame
Floor Construction
Wall Framing
Ceilings
Roofs
Post and Beam Framing
137(2)
Pilotis
139(1)
Finishing the Structure
140(38)
Exterior Wall Finish Materials
141(3)
Shingles and Shakes
Siding
Roof Finish Materials
144(3)
Shingles and Shakes
Slate
Tile
Metal Roofing
Built-up Roofing
Cornice
147(1)
Water-Carrying Components
148(1)
Windows
149(11)
Windows Functions
Window Parts
Types of Windows
Doors
160(6)
Door Parts and Manufacture
Door Types
Garage Doors
Details of Interior Finishing
166(12)
Floors
Walls
Ceilings
Interior Trim
Columns and Pilasters
Trim Around Openings
Part Three The Operation of Homes
The Electrical System
178(40)
History of Electricity
180(2)
Principles of Electricity
182(3)
Circuits
Measuring Electric Current
Producing and Distributing Electricity
185(2)
Types of Current
Generating and Transmitting Electricity
Electricity in the Home
187(15)
The Service Entrance
The Electric Meter
The Distribution Panel
Home Circuits
Service Size
Receptacles and Switches
Appliances
Smart House
Artificial Lighting
202(14)
Planning Interior Lighting
Artificial Light Sources
Lighting Installation
Communication Devices
216(1)
Electronic Security Systems
216(2)
The Plumbing System
218(30)
Uses of Water
220(1)
Water Supplies
221(6)
Availability of Water
Water Quality
Sources of Water
Pretreatment of Water
227(1)
Water Delivery
227(4)
Plumbing Codes
Delivery Pressure
Distribution
Preparation of Water for Use
231(4)
Water Heaters
Water Softeners
Filters
Fittings and Fixtures
235(8)
Fittings
Fixtures
The Drainage System
243(2)
Traps
Vents
Gray Water
Drains
Pipe Materials
Delivery to the Sewer System
Waste Treatment
245(3)
Municipal Sewage Systems
Sewage Treatment
Septic Tanks
Cesspools
Alternative Systems
Air-Quality Control
248(28)
Heating
251(17)
Fireplaces
Stoves
Central Heating Systems
Cooling
268(6)
Natural Ventilation
Mechanical Ventilation
Temperature-Cooling Devices
Air Filtration
274(1)
Controlling Humidity
274(2)
Humidifying the Air
Dehumidifying the Air
Green Design: Energy-Efficiency
276(36)
Thermal Energy
278(1)
Principles of Heat Transfer
Energy Conversion
Energy Use in the Building Industry
279(1)
The Building Site
280(3)
Orientation
Landscaping
Air Movement
Building Design
283(2)
Type of Home
Shape
Color
Special Energy Features
Efficiency of the Building Envelope
285(9)
Infiltration
Insulation
Vapor
Barriers
Windows
Determining Energy Use
294(8)
Degree Days
Calculating Energy Requirements in a Residence
Energy-Efficient Homes
302(10)
Solar Homes
Earth-Contact Homes
Part Four Designing Interior and Exterior Spaces
Housing Styles
312(36)
Ancient and Classical Architecture
314(3)
Greece (7th Century B.C. - 146 B.C.)
Rome (146 B.C. -- 476 A.D.)
Medievals Styles
317(3)
Byzantine (320--1453)
Romanesque (7th Century -- 12th Century)
Gothic (12th Century--16th Century)
Renaissance (1420--1600), Baroque (1600--1720), and Rococo (1720--1750)
320(1)
Colonial American House Styles
321(6)
English Colonial Styles (1607--1780)
Dutch Colonial (1626--1664)
French Colonial (1615--1763)
Spanish Styles (1525--1821)
Swedish Colonial (1638--1655)
Era of Consolidation and Expansion
327(5)
Georgian (1700--1780)
Federal (1780--1820)
Greek Revival (1818--1870)
Exotic Revivals
Victorian and Late-Nineteenth-Century Styles
332(6)
Gothic Revival (1840--1870)
Italianate (1840--1885)
Second Empire (1855--1880)
Stick Style (1855--1875)
Romanesque Revival (1840--1900)
Chateauesque (1860--1890)
Queen Anne (1880--1900)
Eastlake (1870--1890)
Shingle Style (1880--1900)
Mission Revival Style (1890--1920)
Beaux Arts (1885--1930)
Twentieth-Century Styles
338(5)
Prairie (1900--1920)
Art Nouveau (1890--1910)
Art Deco (1920--1940) and Art Moderne (1930--1949)
International (1920--1945)
Twentieth-Century Revival Styles
French-Influenced Designs
Late-Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Styles
343(1)
Neoeclectic and Postmodern (1965--Present)
Vernacular Forms
343(5)
American Foursquare (1890--1930s)
Bungalow (1910--1930)
Ranch (1940--present)
Geodesic Dome (1954--present)
A--Frame
Planning Space Use
348(24)
Planning for Acoustic Privacy
350(1)
Space Planning
Structural Components and Their Treatments
Appliances and Equipment
Space Requirements in the Home
351(9)
Overall Space Use
Open and Closed Plans
Rooms and Areas of the Home
Designing Individual Rooms
Circulation Areas
360(3)
Entries
Circulation
Level Changes
363(9)
Stairway Parts
Types of Stairways
Safe Stairway Design
Stairs Leading to Basements
Elevators
Ramps
Designing Public Areas
372(22)
Living Areas
375(4)
Living Rooms
Family Rooms
Outdoor Living Areas
Dining Areas
379(3)
Entertainment Areas Requiring Attention to Sound Control
382(3)
Sound
Designing Spaces for Listening
Home Theater Design
385(5)
Equipment Selection
Housing the Wiring
Designing the Home Theater Environment
Home Offices
390(4)
Locating the Home Office
Designing the Home Office
Designing Service Areas
394(34)
Kitchens
396(14)
Basic Principles of Kitchen Design
Work Centers
The Work Triangle
Kitchen Design Preferences
Cabinets
410(10)
Types of Cabinet Manufacture
Cabinet and Drawer Construction
Countertops
Waste Receptacles
420(1)
Electrical Requirements for Kitchens
421(1)
Laundry Facilities
421(2)
Storage Areas
423(1)
Garages and Carports
424(3)
Mechanical Space
427(1)
Designing Private Areas
428(25)
Privacy
430(1)
Territoriality
431(1)
Bedrooms
432(6)
Location of Bedrooms
Beds
The Master Bedroom
Children's Bedrooms
Guest Rooms
Rooms Designed for Special Purposes
438(2)
Libraries
Darkrooms
Studios
Bathrooms
440(9)
Bathroom Design Criteria
Plumbing Fixtures
Bathroom Cabinets
Other Considerations
Outdoor Private Living Areas
449(1)
Security
450(3)
Types of Locks
Latches and Bolts
Window Locks
Appendix: House Plans 453(12)
Endnotes 465(8)
Glossary 473(40)
Index 513

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