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Designer's Guide to Building Construction and Systems, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Treena M. Crochet

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Apr 22, 2011

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For courses in Building Construction and Systems.

 

Designer’s Guide to Building Construction and Systems for Residential and Commercial Structures offers students a concise, easy-to-understand guide for learning about building construction and systems in preparation for a successful practice as an interior designer. Using language geared for students of interior design, the text covers basic structural principles applied to the building environment through a review of common building methods including timber frame, masonry, and steel construction for residential and commercial projects as applicable. 

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: A Brief History of Structures, Materials, and Methods.

 

SECTION I: Residential Construction and Systems

1.      Residential Construction:  Building the Envelope

2.      Systems for Residential Construction

3.      Interior Finish-Out for Residential Construction

 

SECTION II: Commercial Construction and Systems

4.      Commercial Construction:  Building the Envelope

5.      Mechanical Systems for Commercial Buildings

6.      Interior Construction for Commercial Buildings

 

Glossary

Further Reading

Index

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$25.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-265304-6