Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects, Print (Paperback)



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ISBN: 978-1-59126-420-0
Copyright: 2013
Page Count: 592
Format: Paperback
  • David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

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    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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    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects, Print (Paperback), 6th Edition

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    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects, Sixth Edition is a comprehensive guide
    for students, interior designers, and architects involved in commercial and residential construction.

    Clear and complete explanations of how to select suitable materials and components and determine appropriate
    construction techniques make this book an essential, time-saving reference.

    Successful design requires the best resources, and the Interior Construction &
    offers comprehensive coverage of key codes and topics for designers and architects.

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

    Comprehensive Reference

    Designed to provide easy access to essential information, this book features:

    • over 350 figures and tables

    • more than 2,500 index entries

    • applicable Construction Specification Institute MasterFormat numbers in section heads

    • quick-reference boxed text containing supplementary information

    • a chapter-by-chapter list of additional references

    Topics Covered

    Acoustics  Decorative Metals  Partitions  
    Architectural Woodwork Doors and Hardware Security Systems 
    Audiovisual Spaces Flooring Construction and Finishes Signage Systems 
    Barrier-Free Design Glazing   Structural Coordination 
    Building Codes and Regulations Licensure  Sustainable Design 
    Building Investigation Means of Egress Wall Finishes 
    Ceilings Mechanical and Electrical Systems Coordination  


    What's New for the Sixth Edition

    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects, Sixth Edition includes:

    • Updates for the 2012 International Building Code.

    • Expanded information on:

      • Door Types

      • Glazing Requirements

      • Applied Floor Finishes

      • Building Codes/Regulations

      • Means of Egress

      • Sustainable Design

      • Licensure for Interior Designers and Architects


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