Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam (Paperback)

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David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ Certification No. 9425, owns Architectural Research Consulting, a firm offering information and management services to architects, interior designers, and the construction industry. Mr. Ballast taught interior construction and other courses at Arapahoe Community College for over 20 years. A licensed architect in the state of Colorado, Mr. Ballast has written many books on design topics.

New Edition. Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam offers a comprehensive review of all NCIDQ exam content areas.

What's New for the Sixth Edition
  • Revised to focus on IDFX, IDPX, and the Interior Design Practicum.
  • Updated to incorporate the 2012 International Building Code and 2010 ADA/ABA Accessibility Guidelines.
  • Organized by content area, with icons that indicate which content areas are covered in each chapter.
  • Expanded coverage of:
Barrier-free design
Building regulations and codes
Cost estimating and budgeting
Means of egress
Measurement and drafting
Project management
Quartz surfacing
Seismic restraint for ceilings
Sourcing and researching manufacturer's information 
Sustainable design

The two multiple-choice sections of the NCIDQ Examination have changed to a computer-based format.

Use the Interior Design Reference Manual study guidelines, exam tips, and tables to simplify your NCIDQ exam preparation.

Exam Content Areas Covered
  • Design Concepts and Programming
  • Design Constraints
  • Building Systems and Construction
  • Research, Analysis, and Selection of Products and Details
  • Communication and Documentation
  • Project and Business Management


ISBN 9781591264279
Genre ARCHITECTURE / Interior Design / Lighting
Format Paperback
Publisher Date 2013-03-04 00:00:00.0
Publisher Professional Pubns Inc
Copyright Year 2013
Height 10.75 in
Wdth 8.5 in
Thickness 1.25 in
Unit weight 3.3 lb
Language English
Subtitle Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam
Edition Number 6
Audience General/trade
Authors Ballast, David Kent
Country of Origin United States

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