Synopses & Reviews
The new student edition of the definitive reference on architectural interiors
Interior Graphic Standards, Student Edition is a pared-down treatment of the authoritative Interior Graphic Standards, professional edition. Designed to give students only the critical information they require, this is an essential reference for anyone studying architectural interiors.
Formatted to meet the serious student’s needs, this Student Edition is packed with more than 1,000 informative illustrations and includes the latest coverage of green design and accessibility. Students find real help understanding all the critical material they need for the core classes required by all curriculums, including:
- Construction methods and materials
- Mechanical and electrical systems
- Professional practice
- Construction specification writing
- Construction detailing and documentation
- Color theory
- Furniture selection and specification writing
- Human factors
- Design studio techniques
Like Interior Graphic Standards, this Student Edition provides essential specification and detailing information for working inside the structural shell, from interior partitions and floor systems, to color and lighting, to wall coverings and carpeting. In addition, expert advice guides readers on designing dozens of the most common interior building types, from large commercial offices to child care centers and hotels.
This student edition of Interior Graphic Standards, the first completely new companion to Architectural Graphic Standards, provides highly visual coverage of designing the interior space of buildings-from the construction of interior walls, ceiling and floor systems to the selection of wallcovering, carpeting, lighting and furniture.
The first edition Interior Graphic Standards Student Edition will be a comprehensive reference to the art and craft of interior design for students. The planning, designing, detailing, finishing, and decorating of interiors from the programming to the project closeout phases will be included. Emphasis will be placed on commercial interiors.
About the Author
MARYROSE McGOWAN, AIA
, teaches in the Department of Interior Architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island, and was previously a consultant to the American Institute of Architects MASTERSPEC Interiors Construction Library for more than 12 years. She is the author of Specifying Interiors: A Guide to Construction and FF&E for Commercial Interiors Projects (Wiley), as well as numerous articles published in Architectural Record, The Construction Specifier, and other industry periodicals.
KELSEY KRUSE, AIA, an associate at George Vaeth Associates, Inc., in Columbia, Maryland, is one of the first generation of architects to raise CAD drawing to a level of fine craftsmanship.
Table of Contents
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1. GENERAL PLANNING AND DESIGN DATA.
PRINCIPLES OF PERCEPTION.
Paraline and Perspective Drawings.
Project Management Checklist for Commercial Interiors.
Coordination Checklist for Construction Drawings and Specifications.
Construction Drawing Checklist.
INTERIOR LANDSCAPE DESIGN.
SUSTAINABLE DESIGN CRITERIA.
INDOOR AIR QUALITY.
LIFE SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS.
Building Code Overview.
Wood Roof Truss and Wood Floor Truss.
Wood Frame Construction.
Light-Gauge Steel Frame Construction.
Laminated Wood Post and Beam.
Light-Gauge Steel Frame and Brick Veneer.
Steel Bar Joist with Bearing Wall.
Steel Frame with Curtain Wall.
Staggered Steel Truss.
Steel Frame Systems.
Concrete Floor Systems.
Precast Concrete Frame.
2. INTERIOR BUILDING COMPONENTS.
Concrete Masonry Assemblies.
Glass Unit Masonry Assemblies.
Utility Wood Shelving.
Standard Casework and Closet Shelving Dimensions.
Cabinet Door Hinges and Catches.
Cabinet Drawer Glides.
Standard Base Cabinets.
Standard Base and Wall-Hung Cabinets.
Lectern—Jewelry Display Case.
Interior Architectural Woodwork.
Paneled Portal with Access Doors.
Curved Paneled Wall.
Paneled Lobby with Concealed Door Jamb.
Doors and Frames.
PLASTER AND GYPSUM BOARD.
Glass-Reinforced Gypsum (GRG).
Gypsum Board Assemblies.
Gypsum Board Reveal Details.
Stretched Ceiling Systems.
Acoustical Tile Ceilings.
Acoustical Panel Ceilings.
Acoustical Ceiling Details.
Resilient Base and Accessories.
Acoustical Wall Panels.
Upholstered Wall Systems.
PAINTS AND COATINGS.
Metal File Cabinets.
Booths and Tables.
Escalators and Moving Walks.
Basic Mechanical Systems.
Basic Electrical and Cable Systems.
Cables, Boxes, and Raceways.
3. INTERIOR TYPOLOGIES.
Space Measurement Systems.
Commercial Office Space.
Conference and Training Centers.
Museums and Exhibit Spaces.
Performance Theaters and Rehearsal Halls.
Audiovisual Presentation Facilities.
HEALTH CARE FACILITIES.
Child Care Centers.
Elementary and Secondary Schools.
Plane and Solid Geometry.
Uniform Commercial Code.