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Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers and Architects provides comprehensive coverage of materials, finishes, construction assemblies, mechanical and electrical systems, building codes, and design standards. It covers a broad range of knowledge needed for both commercial and residential projects. Interior designers, architects, students, and anyone working in interior design and construction will find Interior Construction & Detailing a valuable resource. Interior Construction & Detailing also makes a great reference for ARE and NCIDQ® exam preparation.

Comprehensive Coverage of Interior Design and Detailing Principles

  • Clear explanations help you determine how to select suitable materials and components
  • More than 700 tables and figures clarify concepts
  • A thorough index allows you to quickly find information
  • Construction Specification Institute MasterFormat™ numbers are used for convenience
  • 2009 International Building Code references provide up-to-date coverage
Topics Covered
  •     Acoustics
  •     Architectural Woodwork
  •     Audiovisual Spaces
  •     Barrier-Free Design
  •     Building Codes and Regulations
  •     Building Investigation
  •     Ceilings
  •     Decorative Metals
  •     Doors and Hardware
  •     Flooring Construction and Finishes
  •     Glazing
  •     Means of Egress
  •     Mechanical and Electrical Systems Coordination
  •     Partitions
  •     Signage Systems
  •     Stair Design and Construction
  •     Structural Coordination
  •     Sustainable Design
  •     Wall Finishes
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591263371
  • Publisher: Professional Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 592
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Partitions
Gypsum Wallboard, Lath and Plaster, Masonry, Glass Block, Demountable Partitions

Chapter 2: Ceilings
Suspended Acoustical, Gypsum Wallboard, Plaster, Linear Metal, Decorative Suspended, Integrated, Abuse-Resistant Ceilings

Chapter 3: Doors
Selection and Detailing Procedures, Wood Doors and Frames, Steel Doors and Frames, Aluminum Doors and Frames, Glass Doors, Metal Doors, Special Doors

Chapter 4: Hardware
Door Mounting, Operating Devices, Closing Devices, Door Seals, Door Security, Miscellaneous Hardware, Electronic Hardware, Materials and Finishes, Coordination

Chapter 5: Glazing
Common Glass Types, Special Glazing, Framed Glazing, Frameless Glazing, Safety Glazing, Coordination

Chapter 6: Architectural Woodwork
Finish Carpentry, Lumber, Veneer, Cabinetwork, Paneling, Laminates, Standing and Running Trim, Fire Ratings of Architectural Woodwork, Special Woodworks Items, Finishes, Installation

Chapter 7: Ornamental Metals
Stainless Steel, Bronze and Brass, Detailing with Brass, Other Metals, Other Specialty Metals, Galvanic Action

Chapter 8: Flooring Construction
Wood, Laminate, Tile, Terrazzo, Stone, Access Flooring

Chapter 9: Applied Floor Finishes
Carpet, Resilient Tile Flooring, Resilient Sheet Flooring, Seamless Flooring

Chapter 10: Wall Finishes
Paint, Wallpaper, Vinyl Wallcovering, Fabric Wallcovering, Acoustic Panels, Stone, Ceramic Tile Wall Finishes

Chapter 11: Acoustics
Acoustic Fundamentals, Sound Transmission, Sound Absorbtion, Sound Control, Detailing for Reducing Sound Transmission, Detailing for Noise Reduction, Reflection, Diffusion, and Diffraction

Chapter 12: Stair Design and Construction
Stair Layout, Design, Construction

Chapter 13: Signage Systems
Planning Signage, Signage Materials, Sign Construction, Sign Types

Chapter 14: Security Systems
Space Planning for Security, Security Equipment, Detailing Requirements, Coordination with Electrical and Signal Systems

Chapter 15: Audiovisual Systems
Slide Projection, Film Projection, Television, Computer Screen Projection, Teleconferencing

Chapter 16: Mechanical and Electrical Systems Coordination
HVAC Equipment, Power and Communications, Lighting, Plumbing, Fire Protection

Chapter 17: Structural Coordination
Structural Systems, Loads on Buidings, Building Movements, Floor Penetration, Fire-resistive Ratings, Residential and Small Commercial Structural Systems, Graphic Representation of Structural Elements, Definitions

Chapter 18: Barrier-Free Design
Accessible Routes, Doorways, Plumbing Fixtures and Toilet Rooms, Floor Surfaces, Ramps and Stairs, Protruding Objects, Detectable Warnings, Signage and Alarms, Telephones, Seating, Construction Tolerances and the ADA

Chapter 19: Building Codes and Regulations
Building Regulations, Testing and Materials Standards, Fire-resistive Standards, Classification Based on Occupancy, Classification Based on Construction Type, Glazing, Fire Detection and Suppression, Other Requirements, Furniture Flammability, Definitions

Chapter 20: Means of Egress
Exiting, Corridors, Doors, Stairways, Residential Exiting, Definitions

Summary of Latchset and Lockset Functions, Hardware Lock Functions, Abbreviations for Interior Design Drawings

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Masterformat Index
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