Building Systems for interior designers Second Edition Corky Binggeli, asid The updated guide to technical building systems for interior designers As integral members of the building design team, interior designers share an increasingly complex and crucial role. Now revised in its second edition, Building Systems for Interior Designers remains the one go-to resource that addresses the special concerns of the interior designer within the broader context of the rest of the building design team. Building Systems for Interior Designers, Second Edition explains technical building systems and engineering issues in a clear and accessible way to interior designers. Covering systems from HVAC to water and waste to lighting, transportation, and safety, author Corky Binggeli enables interior designers to communicate more effectively with architects, engineers, and contractors; collaborate effectively on projects; and contribute to more accurate solutions for a broad range of building considerations. Among the many improvements in the Second Edition are: A deeper engagement with sustainable building design, giving the interior designer the resources needed to participate as part of a sustainable design team A reshaped structure that enhances the reader's understanding of the material Many more illustrations and explanatory captions With a host of features to make the book more up to date, easier to use, and more effective as an instructive guide, Building Systems for Interior Designers, Second Edition is a valuable book for students as well as a practical desktop reference for professionals.
"Building Systems for Interior Designers remains the one go-to resource that addresses the special concerns of the interior designer within the broader context of the rest of the building design team"--
Designers refer to mechanical, electrical and plumbing equipment collectively as building systems. Interior design students are required to study building systems, and mastery of the subject is required to pass the NCIDQ professional qualification exam for interior designers.
Written in a straightforward, nontechnical style that maintains depth and accuracy, this landmark reference is the first text on building systems for interior designers. From heating and cooling systems, water and waste, electricity, lighting, interior transportation and communication systems, all of the mechanical and electrical systems that interior designers need to know are covered in a clear and accessible way. The technical knowledge and vocabulary presented here allow interior designers to communicate more effectively with architects, engineers, and contractors while collaborating on projects, leading to more accurate solutions for problems related to a broad range of other building considerations with an impact on interior design New to this edition are chapters on structural systems and building components, and how they are integrated with the other systems. Illustrated with over 100 photographs and drawings new to this edition, Building Systems for Interior Designers is sure to be constantly at the fingertips of designers.
The second edition of Interior Graphic Standards is completely revised with updated and expanded coverage of: Interior material energy use and environmental impact; ADA Accessibility Guidelines; Residential design and construction; Basic building construction types and their impact on interiors; Historic preservation and adaptive reuse of interiors; Life cycle costing and estimating for interior materials; Behavioral aspects of designing with color; Current issues in office design; Commercial and residential interior renovation for smaller projects; Current information on computer technology and interior design practice.
Offers a concise and accessible presentation of important concepts for beginning designers, and experienced practitioners will appreciate its insightful and practical coverage of the relationship between building structures and interior spaces. A broad range of rich illustrations communicates visual information and ploughs fertile ground for creative ideas and inspiration.
Organized by types of materials and applications, this guidehelps designers successfully address material evaluation andselection of interior components. Engagingly written, highlydetailed, and helpfully illustrated with more than 550 colorillustrations, Materials for Interior Environments is acomprehensive guide to everything a designer needs to know aboutthe materials available for interiors—from aestheticqualities to manufacturing and fabrication, applications,installation and maintenance, and specifications for materials usedin commercial and residential applications.
Building Systems in Interior Design takes an entirely new approach to teaching this essential topic for Architects, Designers and Building Engineers. Written to prepare students for the real world and packed with practical examples, the book will foster an understanding of specific issues that are critical to those features of technical systems that most directly affect design. The book stresses the ever-present nature of these systems: they are everywhere, all the time. Taking a design oriented view, it outlines what can and cannot be done, and provides the student with the know-how and confidence to defend and promote their design intent when working with other industry professionals. Covering lighting, HVAC, plumbing and much more, the book is packed with key features to aid learning including: Numerous illustrations, plans and photographs Key terms defined in an extensive glossary Chapter introductions that identify key concepts and chapter summaries to re-visit those key concepts Professional design tips And a detailed bibliography and web links This book is not only a core text for interior design, building systems engineering and architecture students but will become an essential working reference through their careers.
Quick, reliable answers to your most common on-site questions When you're in the field, you never know what you'll come across. The Wiley Graphic Standards Field Guide to Commercial Interiors gives you fast access to the information you need when you're on-site and under pressure. Presented in a highly visual and easily portable format, the Field Guide is organized to follow CSI's MasterFormat. It covers everything from acoustics to window treatments, conveying the most common answers about commercial interiors that interior architects and designers need in the real world when visiting a construction site, evaluating existing buildings, meeting with clients, or browsing at a showroom. The Field Guide to Commercial Interiors extends the familiar Interior Graphic Standards beyond the studio, with: Quick access to essential information wherever you are Graphic Standards-quality details accompanied by real-world photographs of construction sites Illustrations that help you troubleshoot problems, along with on-the-spot solutions Compact format that's easy to reference and carry along The Graphic Standards Field Guide to Commercial Interiors is the ideal companion for the on-the-go interior designer and architect.