Explores the manner in which an interior space can be manipulated through the precise placement of forms. This title describes the principles underpinning the design of objects, and their placement within the interior space. It also discusses the influence that this has upon the character and perception of the space.
Introduction. How to get the most out of this book. Working with objects: Introduction; Properties of the existing site; Methods of adaptation; Occupation; Function. Objects in the new interior: Introduction; Methods of organisation; Form; Materials; Function. Objects in the existing building: Introduction; Methods of organisation; Form; Materials; Function. Responsive objects: built to fit: Introduction; Human scale; Room scale; Building scale. Autonomous objects: stand alone: Introduction; Human scale; Room scale; Building scale. Constructing objects: Introduction; Bespoke; Off the peg. Glossary. Acknowledgements. Working with ethics.