A practical approach to planning residential spaces Residential Interior Design: A Guide To Planning Spaces is the 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 new third edition has been updated with the most recent code information, including the 2015 International Residential Code and the International Green Construction Code, and new content on remodeling. Packed with hundreds of drawings and photographs, this book 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. The new companion website features teaching tools and a variety of learning supplements that help reinforce the material covered. Interior design is a fundamental component of a residential space, and a required skill for architecture and design professionals. This book is a complete reference on all aspects of residential design, and the factors that make a space "work. " Design spaces with primary consideration of daily use Account for building systems, accessibility, human factors, and more Get up to date on the latest residential interior building codes Plan interiors for any home, any style, and any budget Designing a residential interior is about more than choosing paint colors and furniture-it's about people, and how they interact and use the space. It's about shaping the space to conform to its function in the best possible way. Residential Interior Design provides clear, comprehensive guidance on getting it right every time.
Acknowledgments ix Chapter 1 Introduction 1 What This Book Is About 1 An Overview: Quality and Quantity 1 Human Behavior and Housing 2 An Overview of Chapter Topics 5 Ergonomics and Required Clearances 12 Organizational Flow 12 Related Codes and Constraints 13 Electrical and Mechanical 15 Lighting 16 Visual Thinking and Basic Design Graphics 21 Orthographic Projections 22 References 27 Chapter 2 Entrances and Circulation Spaces 29 Introduction 29 Foyer and Entry Areas 30 Vertical Movement 34 Ergonomics and Required Clearances 38 Organizational Flow 42 Related Codes and Constraints 46 Electrical and Mechanical 49 Lighting 49 References 50 Chapter 3 Social and Leisure Spaces 51 Introduction 51 Ergonomics and Required Clearances 55 Organizational Flow 56 Related Codes and Constraints 62 Electrical and Mechanical 62 Lighting 63 References 65 Chapter 4 Kitchens 66 Introduction 66 Getting Started 67 Organizational Flow 70 Introducing the Major Preparation Work Area 71 Fixtures and Appliances 73 Sinks 74 Faucets 77 Garbage Disposers 79 Dishwashers 79 Ranges 80 Cooktops 82 Wall Ovens 83 Microwave Ovens 84 Refrigerators 85 Trash Compactors 87 Ergonomics and Required Clearances 87 Work Counters and Cabinets 87 Sinks 92 Dishwashers 94 Ranges and Cooktops 94 Ventilation 95 Ovens and Microwaves 95 Refrigerators 98 Kitchen Storage and Cabinetry 98 More on Cabinets and Built-In Storage 101 The Pantry 108 Related Codes and Constraints 109 Electrical and Mechanical 110 Lighting 111 Prototype Kitchen Illustrations 115 References 124 Chapter 5 Bedrooms 126 Introduction 126 Ergonomics and Required Clearances 129 Organizational Flow 133 Electrical and Mechanical 143 Lighting 146 References 147 Chapter 6 Bathrooms 148 Introduction 148 Fixtures 152 Toilets 152 Urinals 153 Bidets 153 Sinks (Also Known as Lavatories) 154 Faucets 158 Bathtubs 158 Soaking and Whirlpool Tubs 160 Showers 163 Storage and Cabinetry 167 Ergonomics and Required Clearances 170 Organizational Flow 176 Related Codes and Constraints 179 Electrical and Mechanical 184 Lighting 185 References 187 Chapter 7 Utility and Work Spaces 188 Introduction: Types of Utility and Work Spaces 188 Garages, Equipment Rooms, and Hobby Spaces 188 Laundry Spaces 188 Mudrooms 189 Home Office/Work Spaces 190 Home Gyms and Exercise Equipment 192 Appliances 193 Ergonomics and Required Clearances 194 Organizational Flow 196 Related Codes and Constraints 196 Electrical and Mechanical 197 Lighting 198 References 201 Chapter 8 Sample Project and Related Drawings 202 Sample Project Scenario/Problem Statement 202 Sample Project Design Drawings 203 Diagrams 203 Preliminary Orthographic Projection Drawings 203 References 222 Chapter 9 Basic Light Frame Residential Construction 223 Standard Residential Building Platform Types 223 Basic Wood Frame Construction 223 Plumbing 224 Doors and Windows 224 Doors 224 Windows 229 Roof Types and Styles 232 Fireplaces and Stoves 232 References 237 Chapter 10 Notes on Remodeling 238 Introduction 238 Assessment Phase 240 Design Phase 241 Selection and Construction 242 Budgeting and Return on Investment 242 Organizational Flow, Ergonomics, and Required Clearances 244 Zoning and Building Codes 244 References 245 Appendix A IGCC, LEED, and Sustainability/ Green Design Certifying Programs, Agencies, and Associations 246 Appendix B ANSI/Fair Housing Bathrooms and Kitchens 248 Appendix C Seated Wheelchair Dimensions 253 Appendix D Wheelchair Transfer and Clear Floor Space at Toilet Fixtures 254 Appendix E Outdoor, Secondary, and Compact Kitchens 256 Appendix F European Cabinets 258 Appendix G Seated and Standing Work Surfaces and Desks 260 Index 263
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