The collection of information arms the designer with an assurance of professionalism, and?a solid starting point for invention and creativity. —Neil Frankel, FAIA, FIIDA AIA Advisory Group Chair, 2002
Interior Graphic Standards is an outstanding resource?an excellent comprehensive collection for the why and how for Interior Architecture. —Eugene C. Hopkins, FAIA, AIA Vice President, 2003
Interior Graphic Standards...is an integral part of all of our libraries, influence our thinking and enhance our standards of professionalism —Gordon Chong, FAIA, AIA President, 2002 --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
From the Back Cover
Interior Graphic Standards, Student Edition is a pared-down treatment of the authoritative Interior Graphic Standards, professional edition. Designed to give students only the critical information they require, this is an essential reference for anyone studying architectural interiors.
Formatted to meet the serious student’s needs, this Student Edition is packed with more than 1,000 informative illustrations and includes the latest coverage of green design and accessibility. Students find real help understanding all the critical material they need for the core classes required by all curriculums, including:
- Construction methods and materials
- Mechanical and electrical systems
- Professional practice
- Construction specification writing
- Construction detailing and documentation
- Color theory
- Furniture selection and specification writing
- Human factors
- Design studio techniques
Like Interior Graphic Standards, this Student Edition provides essential specification and detailing information for working inside the structural shell, from interior partitions and floor systems, to color and lighting, to wall coverings and carpeting. In addition, expert advice guides readers on designing dozens of the most common interior building types, from large commercial offices to child care centers and hotels.
About the Author
KELSEY KRUSE, AIA, an associate at George Vaeth Associates, Inc., in Columbia, Maryland, is one of the first generation of architects to raise CAD drawing to a level of fine craftsmanship.