Designing For Privacy And Related Needs by Julie Stewart-pollackDesigning For Privacy And Related Needs by Julie Stewart-pollack

Designing For Privacy And Related Needs

byJulie Stewart-pollack

Hardcover | January 25, 2005

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This timely book provides a synthesis of research, theory, and practical application to explore and examine the concept of privacy as a function of interior design responsibility. Presenting information in a straightforward manner, the text examines privacy needs and solutions for residential, healthcare, hospitality, and work environments. Age-specific privacy needs are also covered. Students learn that privacy is not a luxury experience but a basic and restorative human need that reduces stress, enhances self-identity and creativity, and enables people to better manage both personal activities and social interactions.
Julie Stewart-Pollack teaches interior design and related courses at Rocky Mountain College of Art Design and is also a Chairwoman for the school's Department of Interior Design. She previously taught professional design at the Interior Design Institute of Denver and served as the school's Director of Education. She received her B.I...
Title:Designing For Privacy And Related NeedsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 10.98 × 8.42 × 0.82 inPublished:January 25, 2005Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1563673401

ISBN - 13:9781563673405

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Table of Contents

* Why Study Privacy? * The Concept of Privacy and Its Role in our Lives * Characteristics of the Physical Environment that Promote Privacy * Privacy Needs for Residential Interior Design * Privacy Needs in Work Environments * Privacy Needs in Healthcare Environments * Privacy Needs in Hospitality Design * Age-Specific Considerations for Privacy * A Model for Designing for Privacy TEXT FEATURES * Design features that can enhance privacy are highlighted within chapters * Extensive bibliography demonstrates a strong research base and allows for greater in-depth study of specific issues * Links between topics discussed in different chapters are highlighted within the text * Illustrations of award-winning projects by the author's students serve as inspiration and models for projects by readers * End-of-chapter activities show relevance of design decisions to privacy needs and encourage students to practice problem-solving