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Color - Communication in Architectural Space

Author: Meerwein ...; Mahnke ...; Rodeck ...
Publisher: Basel Birkhäuser Verlag AG 2007
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While people's reactions to color vary widely, in design questions it is still possible to establish generally valid color concepts to match the expectations of the various groups of users. This book offers a guide based on a wide range of scientific findings and may be consulted as an authoritative reference by the architecture student and the professional alike
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Meerwein ...; Mahnke ...; Rodeck ...
ISBN: 9783764382865 3764382864 9783764375966 3764375965
OCLC Number: 845267980
Notes: "Title of the original German language edition: Mensch, Farbe, Raum : Grundlagen der Farbgestaltung in Architektur, Innenarchitektur, Design und Planung"--T.p. verso
"This book was also published in German: Farbe: Kommunikation im Raum"--T.p. verso
"Color: communication in architectural space is the revised edition of the German book Mensch-Farbe-Raum, which was first published in 1998"--Introd., p. 9
Description: Online-Ressource v.: digital
Contents: Introduction; 1 Humans --
The Focus of Design; 2 The Senses as Instruments of Communication; 3 Color --
An Environmental Element; Color --
Communication in Architectural Space; 4 Humans and Color; What is Color?; Seeing Color; Perception of Color; Experiencing Color; Spatial Color Experience Scheme; Physiological and Neuropsychological Aspects; Symbolism of Colors; 5 The Design Essentials of Color; Color Fundamentals; The Color Circle and the Color Order System; The Effect of Color Contrasts; Physiological Contrast; 6 Light and Color; The Technical Basis of Lighting --
Measurements and Units. Lamps and Their PropertiesAspects of Visual Ergonomics; Differences in Luminous Density and Surface Color Biological Effect of Light; 7 Material and Color; 8 Architectural Aspects of Space; Aspects of Perception; Aspects of the Design Process; What Does it Mean to Design?; Properties of Elements; Relationships between Elements; Relationships between Elements and the Viewer; 9 Communication: People --
Color --
Space; Interdisciplinary Aspects; Human Needs Relevant to Design; Aspects of Color Perception in Architectural Space; 10 The Practice of Color Design; Space as a Stimulating Environment. MethodologySemantic Differential; 11 Fields of Design; Educational Institutions; Preschool; Schools; Seminar Rooms/Adult Education; User Profile; Impression and Visualization; Color and Material Design of Major Functional Areas; Sports Facilities; Impression and Visualization, Color and Material Design; Spa Facilities; Impression and Visualization, Color and Material Design; Workplaces; Aspects of Environmental Psychology; Office Workplaces; Open-Plan Offices; Individual and Combi-Offices; Impression and Visualization, Color and Material Design; Computer Workstations; Commercial Workplaces. Impression and Visualization in the WorkplaceWorkplace Design; Therapeutic Facilities; Short-Term Therapeutic Facilities; Impression and Visualization; Color and Material Design of the Essential Functional Units; Therapeutic Facilities for Long-Term Stays; Psychiatric Facilities; User Groups; Impression and Visualization; Color and Material Design of the Essential Functional Areas; Retirement Homes; Impression and Visualization; Color and Material Design of the Main Functional Areas; Alternative Concepts; Home Care; Hospices; Impression and Visualization; Color and Material Design. Children's HospicesImpression and Visualization; Color and Material Design; Restaurants; Impression and Visualization; Color and Material Design; Apartments/Houses; Impression and Visualization; Color and Material Design; Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Photo Credits.
Responsibility: by Meerwein, Rodeck, Mahnke
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While people's reactions to color vary widely, in design questions it is still possible to establish generally valid color concepts to match the expectations of the various groups of users. This book offers a guide based on a wide range of scientific findings and may be consulted as an authoritative reference by the architecture student and the professional alike

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