Materials for Interior Environments

ISBN-10: 0470114282
ISBN-13: 9780470114285
Edition: 2008
Authors: Corky Binggeli
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Description: Covering all aspects of interior design materials, this book includes health and safety codes; human factors and material selection; economic criteria; environmental criteria; finishes for walls, windows, ceilings, flooring, and millwork and  More...

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Book details

List price: $95.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/9/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

Covering all aspects of interior design materials, this book includes health and safety codes; human factors and material selection; economic criteria; environmental criteria; finishes for walls, windows, ceilings, flooring, and millwork and furniture materials. No other text considers all of the issues a designer needs to know, from aesthetic qualities to manufacturing and fabrication, applications, installation and maintenance, and specifications for materials used in commercial and residential applications.

Preface
Finish Selection and Specification
Health and Safety Codes
Human Factors and Material Selection
Accessible Design
Budgetary Criteria
Functional Criteria
Environmental Criteria
Energy Use
The LEED System
Water Use
Recycling
Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)
Asbestos
Lead
Historic Preservation, Restoration and Adaptive Reuse of Materials
Concrete and Cement-Based Materials
Cement
Types of Cement
Cement's Environmental Impact
Cement's Health Impact
Cement-based Materials and Applications
Mortar
Mortar construction and installation practices
Grout for Masonry Walls
Grouts for Ceramic Tile Installation
Cement-Based Overlays
Terrazzo
Specifying terrazzo
Terrazzo Installation
Concrete
Concrete's Historical, Cultural and Architectural Context
Concrete's Aesthetic Qualities
Concrete's Basic Physical Properties and Characteristics
Sources of Concrete's Materials
Basic Manufacturing Process for Concrete
Concrete's Environmental Impact
Concrete Health and Safety Issues
Major Types of Concrete
Finishes for concrete
Interior Applications for Concrete
Stone, Masonry and Concrete Masonry Units
Stone
Aesthetic Qualities of Stone
Historical, Cultural and Architectural Context of Stone
Stone Types, Physical Properties and Characteristics
Stone: Manufacturing and Fabrication
Environmental Impact of Stone
Stone Forms used in Interiors
Installation and Maintenance of Stone
Brick
Historical, Cultural and Architectural Context of Brick
Basic Physical Properties and Characteristics of Brick
Aesthetic Qualities of Brick
Materials Sources for Brick
Major Types of Brick
Basic Manufacturing Process for Brick
Environmental and Health Impact of Brick
Interior Applications for Brick
Specifying Brick
Cost Factors for Brick
Construction and Installation Practices for Interior Brick
Finishes for Brick
Concrete Masonry Units
Environmental and Health Impact of CMUs
Specifying CMUs
Cost factors for CMUs
Installation and Maintenance of CMUs
Glass and Ceramics
Glass
Basic Physical Properties and Characteristics of Glass
Historical, Cultural and Architectural Context of Glass
Aesthetic Qualities of Glass
Types of Glass
Environmental and Health Impact of Glass
Manufacturing Flat Glass
Specifying Glass
Cost factors for Glass
Installation of Interior Glass
Manufactured Glass Products
Glass Finishes
Coatings and Films for Glass
Ceramics
Environmental and Health and Safety Impact of Ceramics
Applications for Ceramics
Maintenance and Disposal of Ceramics
Wood and Wood Products
Historical, Cultural and Architectural Context of Wood
Basic Physical Properties and Characteristics of Wood
Aesthetic Qualities of Wood
Environmental Impact of Wood
Types and Sources of Wood
Basic Manufacturing Process for Wood
Manufacturing Wood Veneer
Construction and Installation Practices for Wood Veneer
Finishes for Wood Veneers
Maintenance and Disposal of Wood Veneers
Wood Finishes
Materials and Applications for Wood
Wood Panel Products
Specifying Wood Panel Products
Specifying veneers
Cost factors for veneers
Cost factors for wood panel products
Construction and installation practices for wood panel products
Bamboo
Plaster and Gypsum Board
Plaster

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