Interior Design Reference Manual

Author: David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ Certification No. 9425
Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com
ISBN: 9781591264279
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Architecture

"Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam offers a comprehensive review of all NCIDQ content areas to help you pass the computer-based NCIDQ Examination IDFX, IDPX, as well as the Practicum."--Publisher's website.

Interior Design Reference Manual

Author: David Kent Ballast
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1973869896
Release Date: 2017-07-26
Genre:

Interior Design Reference Manual By David Kent Ballast

The Codes Guidebook for Interiors

Author: Katherine E. Kennon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119451136
Release Date: 2018-01-02
Genre: Architecture

Interior codes and standards reference of choice for designers and architects, updated and revised Completely revised and updated, the seventh edition of The Codes Guidebook to Interiors is the only book devoted exclusively to codes that are applicable to interior designers. The guide features jargon-free explanations of all the codes and standards that are relevant to designers and architects, including performance codes, building and finish standards, energy codes, and ADA standards. In addition, the dozens of examples and a greatly enhanced with a set of illustrations, including floor plans, that clearly show how codes apply to real-world project. Written by Katherine E. Kennon (a professional architect and facilities planner) and Sharon Koomen Harmon (a professional interior designer and educator) are experts on interior design and architecture codes. Updated coverage contains the most recent ICC codes, including the International Building Code and new material on the ICC International Green Construction Code, as well as the NFPA's most recent Life code. The authors address a wide-variety of building and project types (large and small) and they offer information on single family homes and historical and existing buildings. The seventh edition includes: Easy-to-navigate format geared toward the code process as a whole A step-by-step guide through the codes relevant at each stage in the design process The newest changes to the ADA Standards and ICC/ASI accessibility requirements A companion site that offers interactive checklists, flashcards, PowerPoint lecture slides, and an Instructor's Manual Having all applicable codes in a single resource saves hours of research time, and can dramatically reduce the potential for costly planning oversights. Whether renovation or new construction, small or large, codes apply to every project. The Codes Guidebook for Interiors provides designers with the comprehensive information they need to stay up-to-date.

NCIDQ IDPX Sample Questions and Practice Exam

Author: David Kent Ballast
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 1591265274
Release Date: 2017-02-02
Genre: Architecture

NCIDQ IDPX Sample Questions and Practice Exam contains 275 exam-like, multiple-choice problems that will help you to pass the Interior Design Professional Exam (IDPX). The problems are organized in two parts. The first part includes 100 sample questions that cover the seven content areas of the exam. The second part consists of a 175-problem practice exam that is consistent with the exam's content areas, format, and level of difficulty. Detailed answers are included for all sample and practice exam problems.

ARE 5 Review Manual for the Architect Registration Exam

Author: David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCARB, CSI
Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com
ISBN: 9781591265153
Release Date: 2016-09-26
Genre: Architecture

Comprehensive Architect Registration Exam 5.0 Coverage The ARE 5 Review Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the Architect Registration Exam 5.0 (ARE 5.0). All six exam divisions are covered with thorough explanations for each of the division’s sections. Over 150 example problems demonstrate how to apply key architectural concepts, codes, and standards. Cross references to more than 100 tables and nearly 400 figures will point you to additional support material when you need it. The extensive index contains thousands of entries so you can prepare for the exam by easily finding division sections and concepts. This book features • thorough coverage of all divisions and their sections • over 150 clarifying examples • industry-standard terminology and nomenclature • exam advice, tips, and strategies After you pass your exam, the ARE 5 Review Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your architectural career.

Interior Design in a Flash

Author: David Kent Ballast
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 1591263166
Release Date: 2010-03-10
Genre: Architecture

Reviews important definitions, principles, codes, and standards for the NCIDQ exam.

Building Systems for Interior Designers

Author: Corky Binggeli
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118925553
Release Date: 2015-10-28
Genre: Architecture

The ultimate interior designer's guide to building systems and safety Building Systems for Interior Designers, Third Edition is the single-source technical reference that every designer needs, and an ideal solution for NCIDQ exam preparation. Now in its third edition, this invaluable guide has been updated to better address the special concerns of the interior designer within the context of the entire design team. New coverage includes the latest information on sustainable design and energy conservation, expanded coverage of security and building control systems, and a new and expanded art program with over 250 new illustrations. Covering systems from HVAC to water to waste to lighting, this book explains technical building systems and engineering issues in a clear and accessible way to help interior designers communicate more effectively with architects, engineers, and contractors. Professional interior design is about much more than aesthetics and decorating, and technical knowledge is critical. Before the space is planned, the designer must consider the mechanical and electrical equipment, structural system, and building components, and how they impact the space. This book shows you how to evaluate these complex factors, and how each affects your work throughout the building. Consider how site conditions and structural systems affect interior design Design functionally for human health and safety Factor water, electrical, and thermal systems into your design plans Examine the ways in which lighting and acoustics affect the space The comfort, safety, and ultimate success of a project depend upon your knowledge of building system and your coordination with architects and engineers. Building Systems for Interior Designers, Third Edition provides the comprehensive yet focused information you need to excel at what you do best.

Interior Construction Detailing for Designers and Architects

Author: David Kent Ballast
Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com
ISBN: 9781591263371
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Architecture

Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers and Architects provides comprehensive coverage of materials, finishes, construction assemblies, mechanical and electrical systems, building codes, and design standards. It covers a broad range of knowledge needed for both commercial and residential projects. Interior designers, architects, students, and anyone working in interior design and construction will find Interior Construction & Detailing a valuable resource. Interior Construction & Detailing also makes a great reference for ARE and NCIDQ® exam preparation. Comprehensive Coverage of Interior Design and Detailing Principles Clear explanations help you determine how to select suitable materials and components More than 700 tables and figures clarify concepts A thorough index allows you to quickly find information Construction Specification Institute MasterFormat(tm) numbers are used for convenience 2009 International Building Code references provide up-to-date coverage Topics Covered Acoustics Architectural Woodwork Audiovisual Spaces Barrier-Free Design Building Codes and Regulations Building Investigation Ceilings Decorative Metals Doors and Hardware Flooring Construction and Finishes Glazing Means of Egress Mechanical and Electrical Systems Coordination Partitions Signage Systems Stair Design and Construction Structural Coordination Sustainable Design Wall Finishes

Becoming an Interior Designer

Author: Christine M. Piotrowski
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118174227
Release Date: 2011-10-13
Genre: Architecture

If you're embarking upon a career in interior design, here's a highly visual overview of the profession, with in-depth material on educational requirements, design specialties, finding a job, and the many directions a career in interior design can take. Featuring informative interviews with working designers, this Second Edition includes updated educational requirements and a list of accredited interior design programs in the United States and Canada.

The Interior Design Business Handbook

Author: Mary V. Knackstedt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118328200
Release Date: 2012-08-22
Genre: Architecture

Thousands of interior design professionals have come to rely on The Interior Design Business Handbook for comprehensive, accessible coverage of the essential procedures, tools, and techniques necessary to manage a successful interior design business. The Fifth Edition of this essential resource has been revised to address the latest trends and changes in the field, with new and updated material on business size and structure, building a brand, client development, social networking and Internet marketing, finances, purchasing, technology and software programs, and other key areas. Complete with more than 75 sample forms and letters, this Fifth Edition is a one-stop resource for all aspects of establishing and running an interior design business—from choosing a location and managing day-to-day operations to growing a business and putting it up for sale. All of the techniques and procedures in the book are rooted in real-world experience and are used daily in successful design firms throughout the United States. Filled with valuable information for solo practices and small firms as well as larger businesses, this book is an indispensable resource for seasoned professionals as well as interior designers who are at the start of their career.

NCIDQ Interior Design Practicum

Author: David Kent Ballast
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 1591264251
Release Date: 2013-04-12
Genre: Architecture

NCIDQ Interior Design Practicum: Practice Exam contains seven exam-like design exercises that will help you pass the Interior Design Practicum. The exercises are divided into three parts--just like the actual Practicum--and they are consistent with the exam's content areas and level of difficulty. Project descriptions, design instructions, building code requirements, and worksheets are provided for all exercises. Passing and failing design solutions are also included for all exercises. These solutions use a systematic approach to clearly explain passing design components, as well as common drafting errors and oversights. Use This Book To Learn tips about how to pass the Practicum. Practice your free-hand drafting techniques using the included worksheets. Apply codes and principles of universal design by integrating building code requirements into design solutions. Increase your exercise-solving competence by reviewing the detailed passing and failing solutions. Assess your time-management skills by taking the practice exam within the same eight-hour time limit as the exam. Exam Exercises Covered Part A Lighting Design Space Planning Part B Egress Life Safety Restroom (Washroom) Part C Millwork Systems Integration

Six Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Transportation Problems

Author: Norman R. Voigt
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 1591263751
Release Date: 2011-11-09
Genre: Technology & Engineering

With an average of only six minutes to solve each problem on the Civil PE exam, speed and accuracy are vital to your success--and nothing gets you up to speed like solving problems. Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Transportation Problems prepares you to answer even the most difficult morning and afternoon transportation problems in just minutes. Learning important strategies to solve these problems quickly and efficiently is the key to passing the Civil PE exam. Solving transportation problems on the Civil PE exam also requires a thorough familiarity with relevant design standards, and Six-Minute Solutions reflects those specified for the exam. Beat the Clock on the Civil PE Exam 89 challenging multiple-choice problems, similar in format and difficulty to the actual exam 2 levels of difficulty: 15 morning and 62 afternoon transportation problems 9 supplementary geotechnical, water resources and environmental, and engineering economics afternoon problems Coverage of the latest exam standards 1999 edition of ITE 2000 edition of HCM 2002 edition of PCA 2009 edition of MUTCD 2004 edition of AASHTO "Green Book" 2006 edition of AASHTO Roadside Design Guide A hint for each problem Step-by-step solutions Explanations of how to avoid common errorsTopics Covered Construction Geometric Design Traffic Analysis Traffic Safety Transportation Planning

Professional Practice for Interior Designers

Author: Christine M. Piotrowski
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118415955
Release Date: 2013-07-31
Genre: Architecture

This updated edition of the most comprehensive business guide for designers covers the interior design profession in a clear and well-organized style. From establishing a practice to managing a project, the reader progresses through all aspects of the business, whether in a small or large firm. The new edition includes additional information on ethics, as well as a companion website containing sample forms and other resources. This book is recommended by the NCIDQ as preparation for their professional registration examination.