Basics Interior Architecture 05: Texture + Materials

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Basics Interior Architecture 05: Texture + Materials forms an inspiring introduction to many of the materials currently used in the design of interior spaces.

The book explores the choice and use of materials and evaluates the effects of these choices on a space, discussing topics such as light, termperature, acoustics and general atmosphere.

Each chapter assesses a single material, with its inherent flaws and individual qualities, and places it in its historical, geographical and cultural context. Readers are encouraged to consider the sustainability of each material and its future use, and text is accompanied by both historical and contemporary case studies.

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Russell Gagg has practised as an architect in some of the most high profile architecture firms across South Asia, Australasia and the UK, working on a wide range of architectural, landscape and interior desig projects. He now leads the Interior Architecture and Design program at the Arts University College Bournemouth, UK.

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'Very clear, laid out in a logical and accessible manner ... The students found the Interior Architecture books very accessible and love the contemporary design case studies they contain.  The books really help them to build a working knowledge of their design specialism.'
- Jean Whitehead, University College Falmouth

'Another really inspirational AVA book; the illustrations engage and the text informs. There is plenty in this volume to keep students thinking about the aesthetics of surface and materials.'
- Simon Dodsworth, KLC School of Design

'The book was well laid out and well considered in presentation and design. The text was well written and pitched well for the student market. It had excellent examples drawn from different types of projects.'
- Nuala Rooney, University of Ulster

'Yet again another brilliant resource for Interior Architecture and Design students.'
- Michele Thompson, Bishop Burton College
 

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