SUSTAINABLE BUILDING SYSTEMS AND CONSTRUCTION FOR DESIGNERS

3rd Edition

Lisa M. Tucker

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PAPERBACK + STUDIO

ISBN:
9781501364778
Published:
DEC 30, 2022
Other Formats ISBN
eBook + Studio 9781501364785
eBook 9781501364686
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501364709

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The Book

Author Lisa M. Tucker covers topics with a holistic approach, from the structural (site consideration and foundations) to the environmental (indoor air, acoustics, and safety), making a clear case for interior design professionals to understand their moral responsibilities to people, and to follow sustainable building practices. Now in its third edition, the award-winning Sustainable Building Systems and Construction for Designers has been updated to reflect current CIDA accreditation standards and include recent industry trends related to interior construction, such as security and well-being. Line drawings, case studies with photo examples, and sample student work support the learning experience of this essential topic.

New to this Edition:
-Updated with CIDA Standards 2020
-Expanded content on security, resilience, plumbing, and well-being design trends

STUDIO Features Include:
-Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
-Review concepts with flashcards of essential vocabulary

Instructor Resources Include:
-Instructors Guide to help instructors integrate the text into their courses
-PowerPoint® presentations include images from the book and provide a framework for lecture and discussion



Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: A Holistic Approach to Building Design and Construction
Chapter 2: Site Considerations and the Building Enclosure
Chapter 3: Structural Systems
Chapter 4: Mechanical Systems
Chapter 5: Electrical Systems and Lighting
Chapter 6: Plumbing Systems
Chapter 7: Walls
Chapter 8: Floors
Chapter 9: Ceilings
Chapter 10: Indoor Environmental Quality: Acoustics and Indoor Air
Chapter 11: Interior Building Systems
Chapter 12: Regulations
Chapter 13: Case Studies
Basic Metric Conversion Table
Glossary
Index



About The Authors

Lisa M. Tucker, is an associate professor of Interior Design at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), USA.

Format:
Paperback + Studio
Edition:
3rd
Imprint:
Fairchild Books
Illustrations:
400 bw illus

FLASHCARDS

Review concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions

12 decks of flashcards

QUIZZES

Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips

12 quizzes