LEED Materials: a Resource Guide to Green Building
TH12.5 .M45 2010
The Interior Design Sourcebook
Sustainability of Construction Materials
TA403 .S87 2009
Interior Design Sourcebook.
REF NK1705 .L49
Guide to resources on the history and practice of interior design.
Interior Design Reference Manual: A Guide to the NCIDQ Exam.
REF NK2116.5 .B35
Chapters are organized according to the exam specifications and sample questions are provided at the end of each chapter. Reflects the current IBC requirements.
Designers and Architects
REF NK1166 .C761
Gives background, work, and philosophy of important designers, primarily living designers. Indexes by nationality and design field.
Who’s Who in Interior Design.
REF NK 2004.2 .W48
Brief, but concise, biographical information on prominent national and international interior designers.
Codes and Standards
Building codes and standards are available in print and electronically. Some are freely available online; others are available through the library, both in print and electronically. If you are looking for a specific code that is not listed below, check the WRLC catalog.
Here are some examples:
International Building Code
This is an example of a construction code freely available from the International Code Council (ICC). A variety of other codes and standards are also freely available from the ICC, including FEMA, HUD, and CPSC.
This standard is freely available from the U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Division. The DOJ is responsible for ADA enforcement and certification.
Local jurisdiction codes can often be found on state and county websites.
The Time-Saver Standards are a useful reference for design and planning. Some of the Time-Saver Standards books available from the library are:
Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning.
|Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Design: Technical Data for Professional Practice.
Also available in print in Reinsch Library: REF TH151 .T55 2005
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
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