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Chair Rethinking Culture, Body, and Design

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ISBN-10: 0393319555

ISBN-13: 9780393319552

Edition: 2000

Authors: Galen Cranz

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Description:

This volume looks at one of the most common cultural artefacts, explaining the history, design and politices of how and why we sit the way we do.
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/17/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792

Galen Cranz is professor of architecture at the University of California at Berkeley.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Why Do We Use Chairs?
How Chairs Evolved
The Elements of Style
What's Wrong with the Chair?
An Ergonomic Perspective
A Body-Mind Perspective
Toward Body-Conscious Design
The Chair Reformed
Beyond Interior Design
Notes
Bibliography
General
Specialized Works on Ergonomics
Index