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

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McGraw Hill Professional, Feb 1, 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
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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-Hill's Cross Check: Integrating Building Systems and Working Drawings and The Architect's Portable Handbook.

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