The leading resource for professional kitchen designers, Kitchen Planning is the definitive, one-stop reference based on the NKBA's Kitchen and Bathroom Planning Guidelines and the related Access Standards published in 2012. This kitchen design "bible" presents the best practices developed by the association's committee of professionals. Illustrated in full color throughout with clear graphics that allow visual learners to easily absorb both technical and aesthetic information, this second edition is completely revised and redesigned throughout with new photographs and with a special emphasis on client needs, research, and references to industry information.
The NATIONAL KITCHEN & BATH ASSOCIATION is the only nonprofit trade association dedicated exclusively to the kitchen and bath industry and is the leading source of information and education for professionals in the field. With more than 50,000 members, it has provided valuable resources for industry professionals, students, and consumers for more than fifty years.
INTRODUCTION XIX CHAPTER 1: KITCHEN HISTORY AND TRENDS 1 CHAPTER 2: KITCHEN DESIGN RESEARCH 29 CHAPTER 3: INFRASTRUCTURE CONSIDERATIONS 43 CHAPTER 4: ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS 61 CHAPTER 5: HUMAN FACTORS AND UNIVERSAL DESIGN IMPLICATIONS 91 CHAPTER 6: ASSESSING NEEDS 121 CHAPTER 7: KITCHEN PLANNING 203 CHAPTER 8: MECHANICAL PLANNING 309 CHAPTER 9: MORE THAN A KITCHEN 345 CHAPTER 10: A CLOSER LOOK AT YOUR CLIENT 393 CHAPTER 11: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER 429 CHAPTER 12: KITCHEN PLANNING GUIDELINES WITH ACCESS STANDARDS 475 GLOSSARY 513 APPENDIX 520 LIST OF PHOTOS 540 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS 542 REFERENCES 545 RESOURCES 547 INDEX 551
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