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  • Wellbeing in interiors: Philosophy, design and value in practice

  • Elina Grigoriou

  • RIBA Publishing
  • July 2019
  • 978-1-859465-79-0
  • Paperback
  • 192
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This highly illustrated guide explores how the design of interior spaces can impact on wellbeing, enabling interior designers and project teams to understand how specific decisions about sustainable design and materials can be implemented on a day to day basis. Each section of the book ends by placing each issue into context, exploring how it is a part of sustainable design. Practical examples are included throughout to illustrate the themes covered.
This books aims to raise awareness of the impact interior environments have on wellbeing, and provide details and guidance on how to immediately apply the knowledge to short and long term projects. It also quantifies the impacts in financial and other value terms, making this book immediately useful in a designer's day-to-day work.
This highly illustrated guide explores how the design of interior spaces can impact on wellbeing, enabling interior designers and project teams to understand how specific decisions about sustainable design and materials can be implemented on a day to day basis. Each section of the book ends by placing each issue into context, exploring how it is a part of sustainable design. Practical examples are included throughout to illustrate the themes covered.
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Introduction
Part 1. The Origins of Wellbeing
Part 2. Aesthetic Issues Affecting Wellbeing
Introduction
1. Colour Psychology
2. Shapes and Volumes
3. Art In Hospitals,
4. Wellbeing and Materials
Part 3. Physical Issues Affecting Wellbeing
Introduction,
5. The Effects of the Internal Environmental Factors on People
6. Daylighting Design for Health and Wellbeing: Evidence and Prospects
7. Light and Wellbeing
8. Acoustic Design Quality
9. Indoor Air Quality
Part 4. Operational Issues Affecting Wellbeing
Introduction
10. Measuring Wellbeing
11. Delivering a Design for Wellbeing
Part 5. User Experience Through Spaces
12. A User-Centred Guide to Workspace Wellbeing
13. Designing for the Senses
Part 6. Commercial Issues Around a Design Supporting Wellbeing
Introduction
14. The Business Case for Wellbeing in Interiors
Conclusion
Glossary
Further Reading
About The Feeling Good Foundation
References

Introduction Part 1. The Origins of Wellbeing Part 2. Aesthetic Issues Affecting Wellbeing Introduction 1. Colour Psychology 2. Shapes and Volumes 3. Art In Hospitals, 4. Wellbeing and Materials Part 3. Physical Issues Affecting Wellbeing Introduction, 5. The Effects of the Internal Environmental Factors on People 6. Daylighting Design for Health and ...
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