Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam, Print (Paperback)

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SKU: IDRM6
ISBN:978-1-59126-427-9
Copyright: 2013
Page Count: 656
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
Author(s):
  • David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    Author Information

    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ Certification No. 9425, owns Architectural Research Consulting, a firm offering information and management services to architects, interior designers, and the construction industry. Mr. Ballast taught interior construction and other courses at Arapahoe Community College for over 20 years. A licensed architect in the state of Colorado, Mr. Ballast has written many books on design topics.

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    Introduction

    Table of Contents

    Sample Pages

    Codes

    Index

    Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam, Print (Paperback), 6th Edition

    Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam offers a comprehensive review of all NCIDQ content areas to help you pass the NCIDQ Examination IDFX, IDPX, as well as the Practicum.


    NCIDQ Exam Sections


    The two multiple-choice sections of the NCIDQ Examination are available in a computer-based format:



    • Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX) is available to individuals who meet NCIDQ’s education requirements, regardless of years of experience.

    • Interior Design Professional Exam (IDPX) requires individuals to meet both education and experience requirements.


    The Practicum requires candidates to design solutions for several design problems.



    Click here to review the NCIDQ Exam Eligibility Requirements.




    Interested in a prep course for the NCIDQ® IDFX, IDPX, or Practicum? Click here to learn more.





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    Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam is the most comprehensive exam review for the NCIDQ exam. Its intuitive organization and clear explanations help you quickly understand common interior design concepts. The extensive index contains thousands of terms, and can be previewed by clicking here.



    Prepare to Pass the NCIDQ Exam




    • Study guidelines, exam tips, and tables throughout the book simplify your exam preparation

    • More than 200 figures illustrate common design details in both SI and U.S. measurements

    • Over 3,000 index entries help you quickly find key interior design terms and topics


    Exam Content Areas Covered




    • Design Concepts and Programming

    • Design Constraints

    • Building Systems and Construction

    • Research, Analysis, and Selection of Products and Details

    • Communication and Documentation

    • Project and Business Management


    What's New for the Sixth Edition




    • Revised to focus on IDFX, IDPX, and the Interior Design Practicum.

    • Updated to incorporate the 2012 International Building Code and 2010 ADA/ABA Accessibility Guidelines.

    • Organized by content area, with icons that indicate which content areas are covered in each chapter.

    • Expanded coverage of:
































    • Acoustics




    • Lighting




    • Seismic restraint for ceilings




    • Barrier-free design




    • Means of egress




    • Sourcing and researching manufacturer's information




    • Building regulations and codes




    • Measurement and drafting




    • Sustainable design




    • Cost estimating and budgeting




    • Project management


     


    • Finishes




    • Quartz surfacing


     


     


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    Great book for the NCIDQ Review by MINGDA
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