Interior Design Materials and Specifications / Edition 1

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Overview

A book and CD-Rom combination that covers the selection, care, and code compliance associated with materials for interiors. Addressing the topic of material and trade resources from the viewpoint of the working designer, the book describes each material's characteristics alongside information about specification and project management. Excerises related to the selection, specification, and installation process give students the opportunity to select materials, specify, and practice project management tools related to an adaptive reuse scenario. Instructors Guide available

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563674877
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 10/28/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 1,078,390
  • Product dimensions: 8.46 (w) x 10.99 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Meet the Author

Over the last dozen years Lisa Godsey has taught numerous classes, including the Materials and Resources class, in the Interior Design Department at the International Academy of Design and Technology where she is adjunct faculty. She divides her time between teaching and practicing interior design.

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Table of Contents

Contents:

Preface
Part One Considerations Affecting Selections
Chapter 1 Learning about Materials for Interiors
Chapter 2 Parties to the Project
Chapter 3 Budgets and Estimates
Chapter 4 Codes Pertaining to Materials
Chapter 5 Project Management
Chapter 6 Specifications
Chapter 7 Green Design and Sustainability
Chapter 8 Acoustics

Part Two Materials
Chapter 9 Concrete
Chapter 10 Brick
Chapter 11 Stone
Chapter 12 Metal
Chapter 13 Glass
Chapter 14 Wood
Chapter 15 Carpets and Rugs
Chapter 16 Resilient Flooring
Chapter 17 Tile
Chapter 18 Terrazzo and Other Composite Materials Containing Stone
Chapter 19 Wallcovering
Chapter 20 Wall Surfaces and Paint
Chapter 21 Plastic Laminates

Part Three Constructions, Products, and Systems
Chapter 22 Case Goods and Cabinets
Chapter 23 Upholstery
Chapter 24 Doors
Chapter 25 Hardware
Chapter 26 Drapery
Chapter 27 Electrical Devices
Chapter 28 Lighting
Chapter 29 Plumbing
Chapter 30 Fireplaces

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