Housing and Interior Design / Edition 11 available in Hardcover
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Housing and Interior Design introduces students to foundational principles and skills characteristic to housing and interiors professions. Geared toward high school students and courses, the text addresses both interior and exterior design and introduces students to the phases of the design process. Concepts include the historical, cultural, governmental, and technological factors that influence housing, along with a discussion of various architectural styles, reading floor plans and architectural documents, and space planning. Students learn about the processes, materials and finishes, construction basics, interior systems, and much more. Green and sustainable design,as well as universal design are addressed throughout the text. • The contents emphasize the knowledge and skills students need for housing and interiors careers through the Architecture & Construction and the Arts, A/V Technology & Communications career clusters and pathways.• The practical aspects of choosing housing, such as security, health, and safety, as well as costs and maintenance, engages students with their real-world application.• Students are encouraged to develop their housing and interior design skills through community service projects and FCCLA activities and competitive events.