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.
Interior Design Sourcebook. REF NK1705 .L49 Guide to resources on the history and practice of interior design.
Designers and Architects
Contemporary Designers. 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.
Interior Graphic Standards. REF TH2031 .M34 Comprehensive source of design data and project management information for all aspects of commercial interiors practice.
Planning and Managing Interior Projects. REF NK2116 .F37 Focuses on the business aspect of commercial interior design projects; contains “real world” information with sections on project planning and site selection, design development, project documents, construction, interior features and installation, and relocation.
Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning. REF NK2110 .T48 Covers planning, design, and detailing of interior spaces. Includes plans for residential, office, hospitality, and retail spaces; construction and woodwork details; general reference tables.
Other Time-Saver titles include:
Time-Saver Details for Store Planning and Design. REF HF5429 .B667
Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Design: Technical Data for Professional Practice. REF TH151 .T55 E-book.
Time-Saver Standards for Building Types. REF NA2760 .D42
Time-Saver Standards for Housing and Residential Development. REF NA9501 .T55
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Building and Safety Codes
Plus various publications of the International Code Council, including:
International Building Code. REF K3538 .A15 I5 Electronic Book
International Energy Conservation Code. REF K3538 .I5835
International Fire Code. REF K3674 .I58
International Mechanical Code. REF K3538 .I5846
International Plumbing Code. REF K3542 .I58
International Residential Code. REF K3538 .I586
Various publications of the National Fire Protection Association, including:
Fire Resistance Directory. REF TH1061 .F577 (3 vol.)
National Electrical Code. REF KF5704 .N38
NFPA 101: Life Safety Code. REF TH9445 .P8 L54
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