Building Systems for interior designers
Corky Binggeli, asid
The updated guide to technical building systems for interiordesigners
As integral members of the building design team, interiordesigners share an increasingly complex and crucial role. Nowrevised in its second edition, Building Systems for InteriorDesigners remains the one go-to resource that addresses the specialconcerns of the interior designer within the broader context of therest of the building design team.
Building Systems for Interior Designers, Second Edition explainstechnical building systems and engineering issues in a clear andaccessible way to interior designers. Covering systems from HVAC towater and waste to lighting, transportation, and safety, authorCorky Binggeli enables interior designers to communicate moreeffectively with architects, engineers, and contractors;collaborate effectively on projects; and contribute to moreaccurate solutions for a broad range of buildingconsiderations.
Among the many improvements in the Second Edition are:
- A deeper engagement with sustainable building design, givingthe interior designer the resources needed to participate as partof a sustainable design team
- A reshaped structure that enhances the reader's understandingof the material
- Many more illustrations and explanatory captions
With a host of features to make the book more up to date, easierto use, and more effective as an instructive guide, BuildingSystems for Interior Designers, Second Edition is a valuable bookfor students as well as a practical desktop reference forprofessionals.