This book argues that interior architects have a responsibility to practice their profession in collaborative ways that address the needs of communities and of to be the agents of social justice and cultural heritage. The book is divided into three sections, based on three pivotal themes - community engagement, social justice and cultural heritage. Each section has chapters that put forward the principles of these themes, leading into a variety of fascinating case studies that illustrate how socially sustainable design is implemented in diverse communities across the world. The second section includes four concise case studies of community housing issues, including remote-area indigenous housing and housing for the homeless. The third section offers two extensively researched essays on design and cultural heritage - a case study of the development of a redundant industrial site and a historical study of gendered domestic interiors--RAcsumAc de l'Acditeur.ambiguity in the modern home that has never left it, was the inspiration of a German architect, Ernst May. ... The design of the small laboratory kitchen that SchA¼tte-Lihotzky developed, along lines already set out by the American protagonist ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Perspectives on Social Sustainability and Interior Architecture|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business - 2014-01-01|