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.
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.
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