Interior Construction and Detailing for Designers and Architects
The National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) certifies interior designers in the United States and Canada with a 13 1/2-hour, ... Show synopsis The National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) certifies interior designers in the United States and Canada with a 13 1/2-hour, closed-book exam, offered every April and October. The exam is divided into three sections, each of which may be taken individually. Interior Construction and Detailing is a popular textbook for design curricula. It is not relevant to the NCIDQ exam. This widely used book is a timesaving reference for design professionals working in either commercial or residential construction. Interior Construction and Detailing also serves as a comprehensive resource on materials, finishes, construction assemblies, mechanical and electrical systems, building codes, and planning standards. Hundreds of figures and tables illustrate the text. The second edition has been updated with current information on the International Building Code and more information on structural coordination and environmental issues.