Materials and Components of Interior Architecture / Edition 5

Materials and Components of Interior Architecture / Edition 5

by J. Rosemary Riggs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0139232281

ISBN-13: 9780139232282

Pub. Date: 07/07/1998

Publisher: Pearson Education

This book offers designers several essential tools to work successfully with architects, contractors, manufacturers, and clients:

  • A comprehensive presentation of finishing materials for the interior of as building, whether residential or commercial
  • Key information on environmentally responsible and sustainable products
  • Careful

Overview

This book offers designers several essential tools to work successfully with architects, contractors, manufacturers, and clients:

  • A comprehensive presentation of finishing materials for the interior of as building, whether residential or commercial
  • Key information on environmentally responsible and sustainable products
  • Careful presentation of correct installation procedures and product maintenance
  • Interesting historical background on the development of key materials
  • A glossary of useful terms at the end of the chapter
  • Appendices that list manufacturers and associations that sell or represent the products covered in the text

In short, this text provides interior design students with the vital knowledge that they need to pass the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) exam.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780139232282
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/07/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.34(w) x 10.89(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword6
Preface7
Introduction10
Trademarks11
1Environmental Concerns1
Air Quality Issues1
Systems Approach3
Other Approaches to Environmental Issues4
Energy Star Program9
Environmentally Concerned Companies9
Glossary12
Notes12
2Paints and Finishes13
Components of Paints13
Solvents13
Binders14
Pigments14
Additives15
Primers17
Flame-Retardant Paints17
Stains18
Varnish18
Shellac18
Lacquer19
Danish Oil19
Novelty and Faux Finishes19
Color19
Application Methods20
Surface Preparation20
Wood20
Plaster20
Gypsum Board21
Metal21
Masonry21
Writing Painting Specifications21
Using the Manufacturer's Painting Specification Information22
Problems with Paint and Varnish and How to Solve Them23
Bibliography23
Glossary23
Notes24
3Carpet25
History of Carpet25
Functions of Carpet26
Fibers27
Construction Methods29
Tufting31
Weaving31
Knitted31
Needle Punching31
Aubusson31
Axminster and Wilton31
Dyeing31
Stock Dyeing32
Skein Dyeing32
Piece Dyeing33
Carpet Printing33
Fabric Protectors34
Antimicrobial Issues35
Flammability Testing35
Types of Pile36
Carpet Cushioning37
Writing Carpet Specifications38
Construction38
Performance39
Recycling40
Measuring40
Problems41
Installation42
Maintenance46
Vacuuming Schedules47
Bibliography49
Glossary50
Notes50
4Floors51
Wood51
Types of Wood Flooring54
Strip54
Plank55
Parquet56
Grade Levels57
Bamboo58
Laminate60
Grout61
Marble61
Travertine65
Granite65
Flagstone66
Slate66
Ceramic Tile68
Ceramic Mosaic Tile71
Other Types of Tiles71
Quarry Tile72
Mexican or Saltillo Tile73
Glass Block73
Concrete73
Terazzo74
Exposed Aggregate75
Brick76
Linoleum76
Asphalt Tile76
Vinyl Composition78
Solid Vinyl79
Pure Vinyl Tile79
Rubber79
Sheet Vinyl81
Cork84
Formed-in-Place or Poured Floors85
Bibliography85
Glossary85
Notes87
5Walls89
Stone89
Granite89
Marble90
Travertine90
Brick90
Concrete92
Concrete Block92
Glass Block93
Plaster95
Gypsum Board95
Wallpaper and Wallcovering97
Patterns98
Types98
Printing of Wallcoverings100
Packaging102
Commercial Wallcoverings103
Tambours105
Wood106
Plywood Paneling107
Types of Veneer Cuts108
Matching Between Adjacent Veneer Leaves110
Matching Within Individual Panel Faces111
Methods of Matching Panels111
Prefinished Plywood113
Particleboard114
Hardboard115
Decorative Laminate115
Porcelain Enamel116
Glass116
Glass Tile117
Mirror117
Mirror Terminology118
Ceramic Tile119
Metal121
Acoustical Panels121
Cork121
Other Products122
Bibliography123
Glossary123
Notes124
6Ceilings125
Plaster125
Gypsum Board126
Beams126
Wood127
Acoustical Ceilings127
Residential127
Commercial129
Metal129
Other Ceiling Materials130
Ceramic Tile131
Bibliography132
Glossary132
7Other Components133
Mouldings133
Doors135
Wood Doors135
Glass Doors137
Metal Doors139
Fiberglass Doors139
Specialty Doors140
Specifications for Doors140
Door Hardware140
Hinges140
Locks144
Hospital Hardware149
Bibliography149
Glossary149
Notes150
8Cabinet Construction151
Joinery of Case Body Members151
Edge Treatments153
Drawers and Doors153
Joints154
Drawer Guides155
Cabinet Hardware157
Shelves158
Bibliography159
Glossary159
Notes160
9Kitchens161
Floor Plans162
Kitchen Appliances163
Refrigerators164
Ranges166
Electric Ranges166
Gas Ranges167
Ovens167
Microwave Ovens168
Ventilation Fans169
Dishwashers169
Trash Compactors170
Kitchen Sinks171
Kitchen Faucets172
Kitchen Cabinets174
Counter Materials176
Decorative Laminate176
Ceramic Tile178
Wood179
Marble179
Travertine179
Solid Surface Materials179
Stainless Steel180
Granite and Slate180
Floors180
Walls180
Certified Kitchen Designers180
Bibliography181
Glossary181
Notes181
10Bathrooms183
Planning a Bathroom183
Floors184
Walls184
Bathtubs184
Showers187
Tub and Shower Faucets189
Lavatories189
Lavatory Faucets191
Toilets192
Bidets193
Countertops194
Accessories194
Public Restrooms196
Lavatories196
Faucets196
Toilets198
Stall Partitions198
Accessories198
Bibliography199
Glossary199
Notes200
Appendix AMeasurements, Manufacturers, and Associations201
Appendix BResources208
Index217

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