Justin Henshell, FAIA, CSI, FASTM, is a partner in Henshell & Buccellato, Consulting Architects, in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, USA. He has been practicing architecture since 1952 and has specialized exclusively in moisture-related problems in the building envelope internationally since 1974. He has lectured, and written more than 60 papers about waterproofing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Water management is essential to keeping a building dry. As with many
aspects of building design, a gram of prevention is worth a kilogram of
cure. Managing water flow to alleviate or eliminate leakage problems is
better than just relying...
Graeme Brooker is Professor and Head of Interior Design at the Royal College of Art, London. He has taught Interior Architecture and Design at the University of Brighton, University of Wales Institute Cardiff and Manchester Metropolitan University. Between 2013 and 2015 He was the Head of the Department of Fashion and Interiors at Middlesex University, London. He has been a visiting professor at institutions across Europe, the Far East and America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design
AVA Publishing SA, 2009
F Floor Covering 102
A generic term that describes all manner of
materials and methods used to cover the floor of a
space. The type of floor covering used in an interior
is largely dictated by the function of the space.
Sherin Wing received her Ph.D. in the Humanities from UCLA, USA. In addition to being a published scholar, she also writes for several publications including Architecture Magazine, ArchDaily.com, the Huffington Post, and Metropolis Magazine on a wide range of issues surrounding the cultural, economic, and social aspects of architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Mr. Shahed Saleem, Dip. Arch, RIBA, Founder and Director
“One of the things that always fascinated me about the experience of mosques in
London was the way you’re always in ad hoc...
David Dernie is an Architect and Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster, UK. He is author of Victor Horta (1995), The Villa d’Este (1996) New Stone Architecture (2003), Exhibition Design (2007), and Architectural Drawings (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Jacopo Gaspari is a Researcher at the University of Bologna, Italy, where he teaches Materials and Construction Systems as well as Technologies for Energy Efficiency. His research fields include Climate Resilient Environment, Adaptation and Sustainable Renovation. He holds a PhD in Technology for Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Climate change calls for innovation at all scales of architectural and urban design. With
urbanization across continents happening at unprecedented rates, the materiality
of future cities takes on a profound significance –...