Human Dimension and Interior Space is the first major anthropometrically based reference book of design standards for use by all those involved with the physical planning and detailing of interiors, including interior designers, architects, furniture designers, builders, industrial designers, and students of design.
The use of anthropometric data, although no substitute for good design or sound professional judgment should be viewed as one of the many tools required in the design process.
This comprehensive overview of anthropometrics consists of three parts.
The first part deals with the theory and application of anthropometrics and includes a special section dealing with physically disabled and elderly people.
It provides the designer with the fundamentals of anthropometrics and a basic understanding of how interior design standards are established.
The second part contains easy-to-read, illustrated anthropometric tables, which provide the most current data available on human body size, organized by age and percentile groupings.
Also included is data relative to the range of joint motion and body sizes of children.
The third part contains hundreds of dim
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications
- Publication Date: 01/03/1992
- Category: Professional interior design
- ISBN: 9780823072712