Construction and Detailing for Interior Design
Laurence King Publishing
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2010
Knowledge of construction and detailing techniques are vital for all students of interior design and interior architecture and this accessible, up-to-date introductory text will prove an invaluable reference work. "Construction and Detailing for Interior Design" is structured to encourage a diversity of techniques, allowing each student the means to find and put into practice the appropriate solution to fabrication issues and also to express their own personal aesthetic. With over 400 images comprehensive and professional annotated drawings together with explanatory photographs of techniques, materials, tools and more the principles of sound construction are explained, and the means to create successful variations on generic types of detailing provided. In addition, the relation of existing building shells to the construction and detailing of new elements is explored, practical tips are given throughout the book, the roles of consultants, manufacturers, suppliers and fabricators are explained, and theories of modern, sustainable approaches to interior detailing are discussed.