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Echoes or Whispers: Interior voices in the subtropical debate

Smith, Dianne J. (2008) Echoes or Whispers: Interior voices in the subtropical debate. In Subtropical Cities 2008, September 2008, Brisbane, Australia.

Abstract

Are the concepts subtropical city and interior design connected? This paper seeks to explore the role of interior designers in the discourse of sustainability in a subtropical context. The current debate frequently engages those involved in urban design, planning, architecture and engineering. However, what is the value and consequence of the other design disciplines to the debate? Insights into the level of engagement of interior designers with the sustainability debate in the subtropical context are presented with the intention of fostering awareness and debate. A need for increased engagement by interior designers is proposed with the intention of improving subtropical urban environments.

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ID Code: 14877
Item Type: Conference Paper
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Keywords: Keyword, Subtropical Context, Environmental Design, Sustainability, Interior Design
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Interior Design (120106)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Architecture not elsewhere classified (120199)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 16 Sep 2008
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:43

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