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Spatial Strategies for Interior Design

Book Description

This inspirational and practical guide to organizing and planning interior spaces is packed with photographs, diagrams, models, case studies, and step-by-step instructions. It provides useful information on finding ways to start the design process, analyzing existing buildings, using planning diagrams, developing three-dimensional spatial compositions, designing in section, how to communicate your design ideas, and much more.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Copyright
  3. Title Page
  4. Contents
  5. Introduction
    1. What is interior design?
    2. Modernism and the free plan
    3. About this book
  6. Chapter 1: Points of departure
    1. Introduction
    2. The existing site
      1. Case study: The existing site – Trace Architecture Office / Trace Architecture
    3. The client
      1. Case study: The client – DAKS / Alex Nevedomskis
    4. The building programme
      1. Case study: The building programme – Sushi-teria restaurant / form-ula
  7. Chapter 2: The use of precedent studies
    1. Introduction
    2. Learning from history
    3. Site precedents
    4. Organization precedents
      1. Case study: Spatial precedents: a space within a space – Glass House / Philip Johnson
    5. Circulation precedents
      1. Case study: Circulation precedent: a controlled pathway – Ikea and Tiger stores
    6. Learning from other disciplines
  8. Chapter 3: Developing conceptual ideas
    1. Introduction
    2. Conceptual starting points
    3. Concepts based on the client
      1. Step by step: Developing a conceptual idea
    4. Concepts based on the programme
    5. Concepts based on the site
      1. Case study: Design concepts (1) – Cargo / group8
    6. Concepts based on the design approach
      1. Case study: Design concepts (2) – Mississippi Blues restaurant / Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects
  9. Chapter 4: Planning strategies
    1. Introduction
    2. Spatial relationships
    3. Spatial strategies
      1. Step by step: Drawing diagrams
    4. Circulation strategies
      1. Case study: Entrance – Art Gallery / Adolf Krischanitz
    5. Circulation and space
    6. Planning solutions
      1. Case study: Planning solutions – Shine boutique / LEAD and NC Design & Architecture
  10. Chapter 5: From brief to proposal
    1. Introduction
    2. The brief
    3. Spatial requirements
      1. Step by step: Drawing planning diagrams
      2. Case study: COS stores / William Russell, Pentagram
    4. Planning diagrams
    5. Relating the planning diagram to the site
      1. Case study: Exhibition – ‘Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners – From the House to the City’ / Ab Rogers Design
  11. Chapter 6: The existing building’s impact
    1. Introduction
    2. Analyzing an existing building
    3. Introducing new into existing
    4. Intervention
      1. Case study: Intervention – Black Pearl House / Studio Rolf in partnership with Zecc Architects
    5. Insertion
      1. Case study: Insertion – Silence Room, Selfridges department store / Alex Cochrane Architects
    6. Installation
      1. Case study: Installation – KMS Team studio / Tools Off.Architecture
  12. Chapter 7: Developing three-dimensional spatial compositions
    1. Introduction
    2. Defining space
      1. Case study: Forming spatial compositions – Glass House / Philip Johnson
    3. Exploring contrasts
    4. Forming spatial compositions
      1. Case study: Exploring contrasts – Cahier d’Exercices boutique / Saucier + Perotte Architectes
      2. Step by step: Exploratory modelmaking
  13. Chapter 8: Designing in section
    1. Introduction
    2. Manipulating volumes
      1. Step by step: Exploring the opportunities offered by the section
      2. Case study: Designing in section (1) – Canary Wharf Underground Station / Foster + Partners
    3. Simple plans, complex sections
      1. Case study: Designing in section (2) – Proposed dental surgery / Sam Leist
    4. Responding to the existing site
    5. Sectional models
  14. Chapter 9: Communicating spatial organizations
    1. Introduction
    2. Useful drawing types
      1. Case study: Communicating a spatial concept – Hair salon proposal, Oliver Corrin
    3. Freehand/sketch drawings
      1. Step by step: Creating freehand drawings
    4. Models
  15. Chapter 10: What next?
    1. Introduction
    2. Detailed planning
      1. Step by step: The design process
    3. Designing in detail
  16. Glossary
  17. Further reading
  18. Index
  19. Picture credits
  20. Acknowledgements