Residential Planning and Design

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September 2006



This comprehensive text introduces the reader to the entire process of planning residential interiors. Extensive full-color photos and diagrams augment the text to explain what an interior designer should know to work with other professionals, such as architects, electricians, and plumbers, to meet clients housing needs. The focus on contemporary American housing trends is enriched with references to interiors from the past and from other countries.


CONTENTS *Housing Styles & Types *Environmental Considerations *Technology & Markets *Structural Components of the Home *Exterior Finishing *The Electrical System *The Plumbing System *Noise Control *Energy Efficiency *Air Quality Control *Space Planning *Circulation Areas *Interior Finishing *Living Areas & Bathrooms *Kitchens TEXT FEATURES *NCIDQ requirements for residential design *International Building Codes presented as an integral part of the text *Material on designing to meet the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements *An array of AutoCAD drawings for structural concepts and residential floor plans *An extensive glossary of terms *Sample calculations include heat loss in a home, degree days, sound transmission class, and fuel costs *Example problems *Full-color photographs throughout *Instructor's Guide provides objectives, chapter outlines, Web sites with additional information, multiple-choice test questions and answers, challenges or assignments for students, and list of resources *PowerPoint(r) Presentation provides outlines and ideas for lectures; compatible with PC and Mac platforms


Jeannie Ireland is associate professor of housing and interior design in the Applied Consumer Science Department at Missouri State University. She has taught residential design for over 25 years and was awarded the 2005 College Teaching Award.
EAN: 9781563673849
ISBN: 1563673843
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2006
Seitenanzahl: 528 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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