How many different ways are there to arrange a sofa? What is the optimum distance between a sofa and a coffee table? What pieces of furniture do you need to arrange a nursery room? These and many more questions will be answered in this book. Furniture arrangement in residential spaces is the most complete book about furniture measurements and clearances around furnishings, types of furniture and furniture placement, room layouts, circulation paths, functional zones, etc. All figures are provided in both metric and imperial measurement units allowing readers to work in whichever system they prefer. The text is enriched with more than 300 diagrams and drawings, most of them dimensioned. The book is organized into chapters, which present the step-by-step process of furniture arranging. By starting with learning how to measure a space, then continuing with how to draw the floor plan of the space to scale and finally how to analyse the characteristics of each space, readers will proceed to learn how to arrange a living/dining room and also a bedroom. A chapter on how to arrange artwork on walls will help them as well. In the appendices, scale furniture cutouts and also sheets of graph paper are provided to readers so that they can draw the floor plan to scale. Certainly it is a must-have book for a wide range of professionals and students, like architects, interior designers, home stagers, space planers and decorators. It is also valuable for do-it-yourself enthusiasts that simply want to rearrange their home. By using this book, you will understand that furniture arrangement is not a one solution problem, but actually is a creative, multi-parameter process, that leads to countless furniture arrangement solutions you have never imagined before.Biographie de l'auteur :
V. Asaroglou is an architect. She retains an architectural studio in Thessaloniki, Greece undertaking residential and commercial projects and interior design as well, for more than 25 years. She has taught freehand and architectural drawing to applicants to Departments of Architecture and teaches interior architectural design at Akto College (by Middlesex University). She has awarded in both art and architecture competitions, while her work has been published in books and publications.///A. Bonarou is an architect with a master of arts in education. She has taught architectural drawing, both by hand and digital media, at Akto college (by Middlesex University), as well as at the Technological Educational Institute of Serres (Department on Interior Architecture). She also works as an architecture writer, publishing articles in relevant magazines and books.
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Description du livre CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013. Paperback. État : Brand New. 1st edition. 276 pages. 8.50x8.50x0.60 inches. This item is printed on demand. N° de réf. du libraire zk1494270501