Interior Designer's Portable Handbook: First-Step Rules of Thumb for the Design of Interiors: First-Step Rules of Thumb for the Design of Interiors (Google eBook)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jan 11, 2012 - Architecture - 560 pages
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Your up-to-date, on-the-job quick reference

Fully revised throughout, Interior Designer's Portable Handbook, Third Edition, helps you create workable, on-the-spot design solutions by putting the latest codes, standards, specifications, costs, and materials data at your fingertips. This convenient pocket guide now includes information on green/sustainable components and technologies. Perfect for in-the-field estimating as well as licensing exam prep, this indispensable, time-saving tool helps you with everyday design challenges. Inside, you'll find:

  • Coverage of the entire process, from initial planning and estimating through design, construction, and installation
  • Quick access to the current International Building Code (IBC)
  • Materials and specifications checklists that make interior design decisions fast and easy
  • CSI MasterFormat organization that follows the job step by step
  • Updated unit costs for furnishings, fixtures, finishes, and other interior components and systems
  • Examples and design details illustrating key techniques and procedures

Includes details on:
Site furnishings * Concrete finishes * Masonry * Metals * Wood * Thermal and moisture protection * Doors, windows, and glass * Finishes * Specialties * Equipment * Interior furnishings Assemblies * Conveying systems * Mechanical * Lighting and electrical

  

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Contents

Part 2 Site Furnishings
251
Part 3 Concrete Finishes
257
Part 4 Masonry
263
Part 5 Metals
275
Part 6 Wood
287
Part 7 Thermal And Moisture Protection
303
Part 8 Doors Windows And Glass
313
Part 9 Finishes
335
Part 12 Interior Furnishings
381
Part 13 Assemblies
409
Part 14 Conveying Systems
419
Part 15 Mechanical
431
Part 16 Lighting And Electrical
473
Appendix
505
Interior Costs and Interior Design Fees by Building Type
507
References
517

Part 10 Specialties
355
Part 11 Equipment
373
Index
525
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About the author (2012)

John Patten (Pat) Guthrie, AIA, retired, was principal of John Pat Guthrie Architects, Inc. He was a licensed architect in 13 states and is the author of McGraw-Hillís Cross Check: Integrating Building Systems and Working Drawings and The Architectís Portable Handbook.

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