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An indispensable tool for architects and interior designers

Based on the International Building Code (IBC), this updated and expanded edition of the industry standard covers today's diverse materials, regulations and requirements, specification formats, and more. Specifying Interiors, Second Edition includes:

  • Insightful focus on material sustainability and environmental impact
  • Authoritative coverage on building systems and performance
  • New information on interior finishes and alternative materials
  • More than 200 new illustrations and photographs from 150 contributors
  • Up-to-date contract documents for residential projects
  • Information on the role of the interior designer as vendor and contractor or installer
  • A practical specifications checklist for each product and material
  • The latest ADA and FHAA design requirements

Just as detailed as the specifications it explains, this comprehensive Second Edition provides all the critical information necessary for completing contract documents, all organized in a quick-reference format. It covers leases and work letters, contracts, applicable laws, regulations, codes, and standards. It spans design specifications for all types of facilities, including retail, hospitality, health care, general office, and residential.

Synopsis:

Based on the International Building Code (IBC), this updated and expanded edition of the industry standard covers today's diverse materials, regulations and requirements, specification formats, and more. Just as detailed as the specifications it explains, this comprehensive "Second Edition" provides all the critical information necessary for completing contract documents, all organized in a quick-reference format.

Synopsis:

Based on the International Building Code (IBC), this updated and expanded edition of the industry standard covers today’s diverse materials, regulations and requirements, specification formats, and more. Just as detailed as the specifications it explains, this comprehensive Second Edition provides all the critical information necessary for completing contract documents, all organized in a quick-reference format.

About the Author

MARYROSE McGOWAN, AIA, teaches interior architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island, and is Editor in Chief of Interior Graphic Standards.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Chapter 1: Interiors Projects.

INTRODUCTION TO COMMERCIAL INTERIORS PROJECTS.

A BRIEF HISTORY.

BASE BUILDING AND TENANT IMPROVEMENTS.

The Lease and the Work Letter.

MEASURING COMMERCIAL OFFICE SPACE.

Contract Documents for Commercial and Residential Interiors.

The Contract for Commercial Construction.

The Contract for Furniture, Furnishings, and Equipment (FF&E).

LAWS THAT AFFECT THE CONTRACTS FOR INTERIORS PROJECTS.

Sources of U.S. Law.

CONTRACT LAW AND COMMERCIAL LAW.

Sales Contracts and Services Contracts.

Differences Between Contract Law and Commercial Law Warranties.

Warranties.

CUSTOM AND STANDARD CONTRACT DOCUMENT FORMS.

Residential Contract Forms.

Standard Commercial Contract Forms.

SPECIFICATIONS.

Types of Specifications.

Specification Formats.

Specification Information Classification.

Specification Section Organization.

Specification Page Organization.

Division 1—General Requirements.

Chapter 2: Regulations, Codes, and Standards.

FEDERAL REGULATIONS.

Building Codes.

Other Regulations Affecting Interior Design.

Fire Codes.

STANDARDS.

FLAMMABILITY STANDARDS.

Flammability Standards for Construction Materials and Assemblies.

FLAMMABILITY STANDARDS FOR FLOOR COVERINGS.

Methenamine Pill Test.

FLAMMABILITY STANDARDS FOR WALL FINISHES.

Room Corner Test.

FLAMMABILITY STANDARDS FOR WALL AND CEILING OR FLOOR AND CEILING ASSEMBLIES.

Wall or Floor and Ceiling Assembly Test.

FLAMMABILITY STANDARDS FOR DOOR ASSEMBLIES.

Door Assembly Test.

FLAMMABILITY STANDARDS FOR FURNITURE.

Cigarette Ignition Resistance Test for Furniture Composites.

FLAMMABILITY STANDARDS FOR FURNISHINGS.

Vertical Ignition Test.

Flammability Standards for Fabric.

ACCESSIBILITY REGULATIONS.

The History of Accessible Design and Civil Rights.

ADA and FHAA Design Requirements.

Interior Accessible Routes.

Accessible Toilet Rooms.

Plumbing Fixture Standards.

Accessible Kitchens.

Chapter 3: Building Systems and Performance.

STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS.

Wood.

Masonry.

Steel.

Concrete.

HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEMS.

Electric Systems.

Hydronic Systems.

Forced Air Systems.

THERMAL PERFORMANCE OF BUILDINGS.

Methods of Heat Transfer.

MOISTURE CONSIDERATIONS IN A BUILDING.

Dew Point and Condensation.

ACOUSTIC PERFORMANCE OF A BUILDING.

Sound Absorption.

Noise Isolation.

Chapter 4: Materials.

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN.

Green Design.

Sustainable Product and Material Selection.

Green Buildings.

METALS.

Dissimilar Metals.

Metal Finishes.

Nonferrous Metals.

Copper.

Ferrous Metals.

WOOD.

Solid Wood.

Pressure-Treated Lumber.

Wood Composite Panels.

Sustainability and Environmental Impact.

Wood Veneer.

Wood Finishing.

PLASTICS.

The Components of Plastics.

Thermoplastics.

Thermosets.

Sustainability and Environmental Impact.

GLASS.

Float Glass.

Heat-Treated Glass.

Safety Glass.

Wired Glass.

Fire-Rated Glass and Glazing.

Laminated Glass.

Cast Glass.

Low-Iron Glass.

Frosted Glass.

Antireflective Glass.

Glass Used as Railings.

Sealing Glass Joints.

Sustainability and Environmental Impact.

TEXTILES AND LEATHER.

Fibers.

Natural Fibers.

Synthetic Fibers.

Fabric Construction.

Fabric Wear Resistance.

Sustainability and Environmental Impact.

Leather.

Leather Surface Treatments.

Chapter 5: Construction Materials.

WALL FINISHES.

Gypsum Board.

Gypsum Board Assemblies.

Plaster.

Sustainability and Environmental Impact.

Paints and Coatings.

Wallcoverings.

Upholstered Wall Systems.

CEILING FINISHES.

Glass Reinforced Gypsum (GRG).

Acoustic Ceilings.

Acoustic Concerns.

FLOOR FINISHES.

Flooring Selection Considerations.

Ceramic Tile.

Terrazzo.

Wood Flooring.

Plastic Laminate Flooring.

Bamboo Flooring.

Stone.

Vinyl Flooring.

Rubber Flooring.

Linoleum.

Cork.

Resilient Flooring Accessories.

Carpet and Carpet Tile.

DOORS AND DOOR HARDWARE.

Wood Doors.

Steel Doors.

Door Hardware.

Chapter 6: Furniture and Furnishings.

CASEWORK.

Custom Casework.

Prebuilt Casework.

Countertops.

FILE CABINETS.

Seating.

Seating for Work.

Upholstered Seating.

SYSTEMS FURNITURE.

Wire and Cable.

WINDOW TREATMENTS.

SHADING FROM SOLAR HEAT GAIN.

Insulation from Heat Loss.

Blinds.

Shades.

Draperies.

Appendix A: AIA Document B171 ID.

STANDARD FORM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN OWNER AND ARCHITECT FOR ARCHITECTURAL INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES.

Appendix B: AIA Document A275 ID.

GENERAL CONDITIONS OF THE CONTRACT FOR FURNITURE, FURNISHINGS AND EQUIPMENT.

Appendix C: AIA Document A175 ID.

STANDARD FORM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN OWNER AND VENDOR FOR FURNITURE, FURNISHINGS AND EQUIPMENT.

Appendix D: Uniform Commercial Code, Article 2 (Abridged).

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471692614
Subtitle:
E for Residential and Commercial Interiors Projects
Author:
Kruse, Kelsey
Illustrator:
Kruse, Kelsey
Author:
McGowan, Maryrose
Author:
Kruse, Kelsey
Publisher:
Wiley
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
Interior decoration
Subject:
Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings
Subject:
Interior Design - Professional Reference
Subject:
Commercial buildings
Subject:
Residential
Subject:
Buildings - Public, Commercial & Industrial
Subject:
Buildings - Residential
Subject:
Interior Design-Professional
Subject:
Interior Design
Subject:
Interior Design - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Publication Date:
20051202
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
287 x 221 x 27.9 mm 43.84 oz

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