Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors: Basic Skills / Edition 2

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Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors serves asthe essential reference for designers preparing interiorconstruction documents, explaining how to do a new construction,remodeling, or installation project. In a highly visual format, thebook covers drafting fundamentals and conventions; drawing types,plans, and schedules; and computer-aided design (CAD). Withexpanded coverage of the preparation and communication ofconstruction documents in digital formats, drawing interiorperspectives, and more, the text also serves as an invaluable studyreference for the contract documents section of the NCIDQ exam. Anew companion Web Site supplies template grids for schedules andcontract documents for practice exercises. 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470190418
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/6/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 290,111
  • Product dimensions: 10.80 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

W. Otie Kilmer, Aia, is a professor of interior design at PurdueUniversity. He has taught drawing and design for over thirty yearsas well as practiced architecture and interior design with severalinternationally known firms. The Kilmers head their own designpractice, Kilmer and Associates.

Rosemary Kilmer, Asid, Idec, Leed Ap, is a professor of interiordesign at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. She hasserved on the board of directors for NCIDQ (the qualifying exam forinterior designers) and is a professional member of ASID andIDEC.

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Table of Contents




Chapter 1: Drawing as Communication.

Drawing for Idea Generation.

Drawing as a Design and Presentation Media.

Drawing as a Guide for Construction.

Issues Affecting How Interior Designers communicate.

Chapter 2: Drafting Equipment and Their Care.

Drawing Tables and Surfaces.

Drawing Papers and Plastic Films.

Pencils, Leads, and Pens.

Parallel Bar, T-Square, and Drafting Machines.

Triangles, Templates, and Compasses.


Erasers, Erasing Shields, and Brushes.

Additional Equipment.

Chapter 3: Drawing and Drafting Fundamentals.

Starting the Drawing.

Line Types.

Drafting Standards, Abbreviations, and Symbols.


Chapter 4: Drawing Classification Systems.

Multi-view Drawings.

Single-view Drawings.

Perspective Drawings.


Chapter 5: Specifications, Contracts, and ConstructionDrawings.



Construction Drawings.

Guidelines for Preparing Construction Drawings.

Drawing Conventions and Representations.

Chapter 6: As-Built Drawings and Demolition Plans.

As-Built Drawings.

Demolition Plans.

Chapter 7: Floor Plans.

Floor Plans in Modular Units.

Wall and Partition Types and Construction.

Scale of Floor Plans.

Drafting Standards.

Dimensioning Floor Plans.

Designation of Materials.

Checklist for Floor Plans.

Chapter 8: Fire and Life Safety Plans.

Building Code Compliance Analysis.

Fire and Safety Plans.

Chapter 9: Elevations.

Exterior Elevations.

Interior Elevations.

Scale of Interior Elevations.

Drafting Standards for Interior Elevations.

Designation of Materials.

Dimensioning Elevations.

Checklist for Elevations.

Chapter 10: Sections.

Types of Section Drawings.

Drafting Standards.

Building Sections.

Sections of Interior Spaces.

Wall Sections.

Detail and Object Sections.

Checklist for Section Drawings.

Chapter 11: Specialty Drawings.

Purpose of Specialty Drawings.

Stairs and Ramps.




Chapter 12: Door and Window Schedules.

Door Classifications: Operation, Types, and Materials.

Door Hardware.

Door and Hardware Schedules.

Checklist for Door and Hardware Schedules.


Window Schedules.

Checklist for Window Schedules.

Chapter 13: Finish Schedules and Finish Plans.

Room finish Schedules.

Finish Plans.

Chapter 14: Furniture Installation Plans.

Scale of Furniture Installation Plans.

Drafting Standards for Furniture Installation Plans.

Dimensioning Furniture Installation Plans.

Designation of Materials.

Checklist for Furniture Installation Plans.

Chapter 15: Furnishings and Equipment Plans.

Scale of Drawings.

Drafting Standards.

Designation of Materials.

Dimensioning Furnishings and Equipment Plans.

Checklist for Furnishings and Equipment Plans.

Chapter 16: Reflected Ceiling, Lighting, and ElectricalPlans.


Types of Drawings.

Types of Ceiling Systems.

Code Issues Affecting Lighting.

Sustainability Issues in Lighting and Daylighting.

Lighting and Reflected Ceiling Plans.

Electrical or Power Plans.

Chapter 17: Mechanical and Plumbing Plans.

Mechanical (HVAC) Plans.

Plumbing Plans.

Chapter 18: Reproduction Methods and computers.

Reproductions of Drawings.

Using computers for Design, Communication, and Drafting.

Appendix A: MasterFormatâ„¢, 2004 Edition Level 2 Numbersand Titles.

Appendix B: Example Numbering for Simple Interior Project Tableof Contents.

Appendix C: Sample ADA Guidelines.

Appendix D: Abbreviations for Construction Drawings.



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