For courses in Introduction to Interior Design, sophomore-level courses in Materials. Taking into account the dramatic advances being made in materials and technologies, Rigg's innovative text on interior architecture offers a refreshing, synergistic approach to the field while exposing students to many exciting nonstructural materials available to today's designers. With an eye on the environment, it provides a firm understanding of the products, properties, and uses of all materials, covering everything from floors, walls and ceiling to installation, and recycling. Progressing from the ground up-literally-it looks beyond the more decorative aspects of design to study the properties and uses of both finishing materials in the design field and structural materials in the architectural field.
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In this updated Fourth Edition of Riggs Materials and Components of Interior Architecture, the author deepens her exploration of materials for floors, walls and ceilings to include information on installation, the environment, and recycling. Coverage progresses from the ground up, literally, looking beyond the more decorative aspects of design, to study the properties and uses of both finishing materials in the design field and structural materials in the architecture field.From the Back Cover:
This book offers designers several essential tools to work successfully with architects, contractors, manufacturers, and clients:
In short, this text provides interior design students with the vital knowledge that they need to pass the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) exam.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0130483990
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110130483990
Book Description Prentice Hall. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0130483990 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0044099