Space Planning for Commercial and Residential Interiors

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Date

January 3, 2003

Format

Hardback, 524 pages

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ISBN

0071381910 / 9780071381918

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Your Price

90.00



Overview


Main description


* A single-source, on-the-job resource to help interior designers and architects solve any space planning problem
* Simplifies code compliance (International Building Code, ADA, and more)
* Includes hundreds of plans and details for every building type
* Checklists and guidelines throughout


Table of contents

Acknowledgments About the Author Foreword CHAPTER ONE: HISTORY AND OVERVIEW CHAPTER TWO: DESIGN METHODOLOGY CHAPTER THREE: SPACE PLANNING AND DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS CHAPTER FOUR: COMMUNICATION AND DRAFTING METHODS CHAPTER FIVE: HUMAN, SOCIAL, AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS CHAPTER SIX: PROJECT COST ANALYSIS CHAPTER SEVEN: FURNITURE AND FURNISHINGS: ASSESSMENT AND PROCUREMENT CHAPTER EIGHT: BUILDING CODES AND STANDARDS CHAPTER NINE: BARRIER FREE DESIGN--ADA REQUIREMENTS CHAPTER TEN: COMPUTER DRAFTING AND SOFTWARE SYSTEMS CHAPTER ELEVEN: TECHNICAL ISSUES CHAPTER TWELVE: SECURITY ISSUES CHAPTER THIRTEEN: SPECIFICATION WRITING CHAPTER FOURTEEN: EPILOGUE AND FUTURE TRENDS Glossary Bibliography Index


Author comments

Sam Kubba is the principal partner of Kubba Design, a firm noted for its work in architectural and interior design, and project management. Dr. Kubba has extensive experience in all types and all aspects of architectural and interior design and construction, including hospitality, corporate facilities, retail, renovations, restaurants, and high-rise commercial structures. A member of the American Institute of Architects, the American Society of Interior Designers, and the Royal Institute of British Architects, he has lectured widely on architecture, archeology, interior design, furniture, and art. Kubba Design has its headquarters in Herndon, Virginia.


Back cover copy

MASTER SPACE PLANNING—FOR BETTER DESIGNS AND A MORE VIBRANT PRACTICE

Impress clients and expand your expertise with this one-of-a-kind instructional manual and professional toolkit. Space Planning for Commercial and Residential Interiors can help you perform brilliantly on virtually any interior space-planning project. The only professional-level resource available in this field, this reference supplies all the guidance and tools you need to deliver expert results with ease.

GET THE BEST FROM ANY INTERIOR SPACE:

An essential underpinning for every subsequent decision in interior design, effective space planning sets the stage for successful interiors--interiors that work functionally and please aesthetically. Within these pages, you'll discover how to:
* Allocate space effectively in venues from home offices to airport lounges, retail stores, and hospitals
* Apply tools such as square-foot analyses and bubble and block diagrams, as well as 350 illustrations, including prototype plans and clear details, for optimum design results
* Gather and employ information on human factors
* Handle building-code issues
* Approach technical issues regarding building systems, including building necessities such as utilities, communications, and technical and mechanical fixtures
* Organize a project easily through use of dozens of handy checklists and guidelines
* Score high on space-planning portions of the NCIDQ and NCARB exams
* Score high on space-planning portions of the NCIDQ or NCARB exams.





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