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Residential Kitchen Design

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"Kitchens are an increasingly important facet of residential design, and often result in the highest cost per square foot of any room in a residence. Residential Kitchen Design offers a research-based method for both creating new kitchens and remodeling existing ones. It responds to today's lifestyle factors, technology, and house sizes to accommodate clients in the 1990s and into the next century." "This guide updates the concept of kitchen centers presented by Glenn Beyer in the early 1950s, incorporating the current philosophies of universal design and accessibility. Detailed, specific guidelines are provided for successful design of conventional and increasingly popular multiple-cook kitchens. The design process for kitchen renovation projects is included in response to the trend toward housing renovation and rehabilitation." "Specific instructions on implementation are particularly useful. The authors address every design step from needs assessment to the construction phase." "Both a new and a remodeling project are illustrated to demonstrate each step of the application process in kitchen design. Included are extensive graphics that clarify various design methods and solutions to spatial problems that may confront the designer." "Appendices feature a list of design and construction documents required to bring the kitchen concept to reality, tables that assist with lighting design, and sources for additional information on specific products and appliances." "The design method employed makes Residential Kitchen Design as accessible for design newcomers as it is for experienced professionals. It will be a valuable source for interior designers, architects, builders/developers, and kitchen designers."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Residential Kitchen and Bath Design

Author : Anastasia Wilkening
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Residential Kitchen and Bath Design provides students with a core knowledge of this interior design sub-specialty and equips them with skills they can use to create residential kitchens and baths that are both functional and beautiful. The text begins with an overview of the kitchen and bath industries, covering the designer's role at each step of the design process. It then goes on to explain functional and ergonomic considerations in the arrangement of appliances, fixtures, and storage, and provides detailed instruction on communicating designs to clients and tradespeople using floor plans, models, and other renderings. Issues related to codes, regulations, and costs are reviewed, as are the NKBA planning guidelines for space planning and drawing plans for kitchens and bathrooms.

Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction

Author : American Institute of Architects
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The residential construction market may have its ups and downs, but the need to keep your construction knowledge current never lets up. Now, with the latest edition of Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction, you can keep your practice at the ready. This edition was expertly redesigned to include all-new material on current technology specific to residential projects for anyone designing, constructing, or modifying a residence. With additional, new content covering sustainable and green designs, sample residential drawings, residential construction code requirements, and contemporary issues in residential construction, it’s a must-have resource. And now it's easier to get the information you need when you need it with references to the relevant building codes built right into the details and illustrations. These new "smart" details go beyond dimensions with references to the International Residential Building Code—presenting all the information you need right at your fingertips. New features and highlights include: Loads of previously unpublished content—over 80% is either new or entirely revised Sustainable/ green design information in every chapter—a must today's practicing building and construction professionals Coverage of contemporary issues in residential construction—aging in place, new urbanism, vacation and small homes, historic residences…it’s all here. Coverage of single- and multi-family dwellings—complete coverage of houses, row homes and quadraplexes as dictated by the International Residential Building Codes.

Kitchen and Bath Design

Author : Mary Fisher Knott
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The all-in-one reference to designing stunning and functional kitchens and baths Designing for today's kitchens and baths requires technical savvy, a keen eye for aesthetics, and perhaps most important of all, the ability to coordinate efforts across many disciplines. Kitchen and Bath Design simplifies these complex decision-making processes with a comprehensive strategy for achieving kitchen and bath designs that successfully integrate beauty and practicality—while meeting client expectations. Fundamental design basics are covered, along with a host of important issues that designers must consider when conceptualizing these specialized rooms, such as ergonomics, codes and safety requirements, proper lighting and ventilation, flooring, cabinetry, countertops, wall surfaces, and more. Some of the topics that appear in this book include: A detailed introduction to construction, plumbing, and electrical basics A systematic approach to incorporating "green," energy-conscious design An overview of crucial design elements, including pattern, texture, line, form or mass, color, space and light, and sound The latest building codes and manufacturers' guidelines Written by a leading expert in interior design, Kitchen and Bath Design uses three-dimensional drawings and corresponding photographs to deliver valuable information that is critical when it comes to planning, designing, specifying, estimating, building, pricing, or evaluating a kitchen or bathroom. Whether they're working on a new or existing space, professional designers can apply the lessons learned from this current andaccessible resource to masterfully take on all kitchen or bathroom projects—from the simplest to the most highly challenging.

Residential Interior Design

Author : Maureen Mitton
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The completely revised room-by-room guide to home interior design Residential Interior Design, Second Edition teaches the fundamental skills that are needed to plan interior spaces for all types of homes, regardless of decorative styles, from remodeling to new construction. Taking a step-by-step approach, this valuable primer reviews all aspects of interior architecture as it relates to human factors and daily use. Authors Maureen Mitton and Courtney Nystuen explore the minimal amount of space that is necessary for rooms to function usefully, from the kitchen to the bathroom, the bedroom to the hallway, and every room in between. Packed with hundreds of drawings and photographs, this valuable tool is brimming with useful information regarding codes, mechanical and electrical systems, keys to creating wheelchair accessible spaces, and a variety of additional factors that impact each type of room and its corresponding space. Now featuring a companion website with instructor resources, this new edition is: Revised and updated with new building codes information and expanded information on sustainability, building construction, doors, windows, home offices, and outdoor spaces Illustrated throughout with line drawings and photographs to clearly explain the concepts covered The perfect study aid for the NCIDQ exam With a focus on quality of design over quantity of space, Residential Interior Design, Second Edition is the first stop to designing equally efficient and attractive rooms.

4 Step Kitchen Design

Author : Joe Brandao
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The Goal of this book is to help you Discover how to Avoid Making Mistakes and Create a High Performance Kitchen You'll Always Love for as long as you own it with Proof before you build it. 4 Step Kitchen Design is about giving you, the consumer, a very simple, unique, and practical approach to follow. To getting much better results and much greater value long term than you're getting right now for the money you're spending on your new kitchen project. You are going to hire, or have hired help to complete your new kitchen project. No matter where you are you can benefit from this approach and this book. So you can make sure you're absolutely thrilled with your new kitchen long before you build it. And long after you're living in and enjoying it, so this approach provides you better results and much greater long term value. Regardless of if you've done this before or have absolutely no experience. You'll discover how to get specifically what you want not what your marketplace is offering you to buy. You'll discover how to get competition to work for you, how to get your best price and greatest value possible for your situation, and have your new kitchen project designed, managed, and delivered on your terms. I'm going to show you how to qualify and hire the help you'll need. I'll show you the antiquated buying ritual we all use and why it doesn't work, and a strategy that does. So you can Avoid frustration and overwhelm, while navigating your marketplace with the confidence to be in control, like an industry insider. So you won't worry about being taken advantage of. So you can actually enjoy your kitchen design experience, because you're so excited about actually getting what you really, really want! This is important now because once you've made the decision to get a new kitchen, and Decided when you want it completed by. You have a deadline. The clock is ticking so to speak, and if you're not prepared with the knowledge and experience you need (Which by the way I'm going to show you in this book), your enthusiasm for new...could quickly be replaced by feelings of doubt, anxiety, overwhelm, or frustration. You're going to love this book because I'm going to break it down for you into manageable chunks and keep it simple. So you can understand what you need to do and how to do it. So you can understand how this all works. And eliminate your sense of doubt, anxiety, overwhelm, or frustration you may be feeling. So you can actually enjoy the process of designing your new kitchen. So if you don't know the first thing about designing your new kitchen or if you've done this before but not gotten what you expected this book is for you. Even if you are well into the design of your new kitchen, or completed it but are experiencing worry, apprehension, or doubt. In this book you'll discover why, and what you need to do to get a much better kitchen than what you have right now with proof. You'll discover how to gain purpose, clarity, and your peace of mind, because I will be showing you that you already have all the information you'll need to understand what to do and why to do it. You'll be able to take advantage of my 20 years of experience in this industry as an insider. And put the knowledge and experience I've acquired over two decades to work for you. Maybe you've spend your time reading blog posts, articles, or other books but didn't learn anything actionable that got you the results promised by the headlines, the results you really want. This book is different because in it I'm going to teach you Residential Kitchen Design as I practice it. So you can learn what I do so you can model it to get a beautiful highly functional kitchen too. So if this sounds good to you. This path we're going down then read the book and get the information and training. It's really, really going to be helpful.

Kitchen Design with Cooking in Mind

Author : Donald E. Silvers
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Guide to Kitchen Planning Design

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The purpose of this guide is to provide a practical yet comprehensive reference tool covering the principles of kitchen planning and design relating to residential kitchens. ... The guide covers the key aspects of planning and designing a kitchen for a completed interior space, whether new or renoivated ie it does not cover the construction or demolition of structural elements such as interior or exterior walls, ceilings or floors. ...[Construction is covered in related HIA publication HIA guide to kitchen and bathroom construction.]

Kitchen and Bath Lighting

Author : Dan Blitzer
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The industry standard illustrated guide from the NationalKitchen and Bath Association Co-published by the National Kitchen and Bath Association(NKBA), Kitchen and Bath Lighting is the go-to resource fordesigning, planning, and installing light in residential kitchenand bath projects. Full color illustrations throughout the bookmake Kitchen and Bath Lighting a visually absorbingexperience. This beautiful volume begins with the basics of light,color, and vision, progressing from there through every stage ofthe residential lighting design process. With special attention tosustainability and lighting for older eyes, this book contains theinformation you need to know about the latest trends impacting thelighting industry. Because the NKBA established the standard kitchen and bathguidelines for both new construction and remodels, Kitchen andBath Lighting is aligned with the practices that are in highdemand. This book is also an excellent choice for anyone hoping toobtain credentials as a Certified Kitchen Designer or CertifiedBath Designer. Comprehensive coverage of the kitchen and bath lightingprocess, from the fundamentals of color to design documentation toconstruction Illustrated guidelines for using lighting tools like sources,luminaries, and controls in design development Glossary and end-of-chapter exercises for quickly learning andreferencing key terminology and lighting techniques Companion website offering resources for instructors This new addition to the NKBA's Professional Resource Library isan essential reference for kitchen and bath designers, lightingdesigners, and interior designers, as well as contractors,retrofitters, specifiers, and anyone else involved in lightingkitchens and bathrooms. Kitchen and Bath Lighting will giveyou the visual understanding of lighting that can lead directly toclient satisfaction.

Kitchen Bath Products and Materials

Author : Ellen Cheever
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Detail in Contemporary Kitchen Design

Author : Virginia McLeod
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Detail in Contemporary Kitchen Design features over 30 kitchen designs from around the world, each created by a notable architect for a specific residence. Arranged into chapters according to the dominant material usedstone, timber, and steeleach design is accompanied by an image of the whole house, placing it in context and providing a flavor of the general design style, clear photographs of the kitchen itself, and a floor plan showing its relation to the other spaces within the house. Detailed photographs and architectural drawings show the arrangement and construction of the kitchens, and sections and elevations reveal the construction details of fitted units and joinery. These drawings have been specially created to a consistent style and to a set number of scales for easy comparison. Dimensions are included as well as model details of all the units and appliances, with suppliers' information so that these can be easily sourced. A selection of insightful case studies include interviews with clients, designers, and manufacturers and provide an overview of the whole process of commissioning and creating a contemporary bespoke kitchen. An invaluable reference for practicing architects, interior designers, and students, this book is also an informative and inspirational guide for anyone who is considering commissioning a high-quality kitchen for their own home.

Kitchen Planning

Author : Julia Beamish
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Housing and Society

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Who s who in Interior Design

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Madison Magazine

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Author : Mick De Giulio
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From famed American designer Mick De Giulio comes Kitchen, an extensive portfolio of his latest work. The book features the signature elements and finishes of his uber-luxurious kitchen interiors, along with a look at some of his designs that extend beyond the kitchen. His company, De Giulio kitchen design, founded in 1984, is based in Wilmette, Illinois, with anadditional studio in LuxeHome in Chicago s Merchandise Mart. In 2003, De Giulio was named a Kitchen and Bath Design Leader by Interior Design magazine, and in 2005, he was recognized by Kitchen and Bath Business magazine as one of the 50 most influential people in the kitchen and bath industry over the last 50 years. De Giulio has been creating kitchens for distinctive residences throughout the United States and abroad for over 40 years. In addition to residential kitchen design, his body of work includes commercial projects and product design for companies such as SieMatic Gmbh, Kallista (a Kohler company), and Sub-Zero/Wolf. De Giulio s work has been extensively featured internationally in leading design publications including Architectural Digest, Traditional Home, House Beautiful, Interior Design, Architecktur & Wohnen, and Ottagano."

Residential Electrical Design Revised

Author : John E. Traister
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Here you'll find everything you need to know about blueprints, what the NEC requires, how to size electric service, calculate and size loads and conductors, install ground-fault circuit interrupters, ground service entrances, and recommended wiring methods. It covers branch circuit layout, how to analyze existing lighting layouts and install outdoor lighting, methods for remote-control switching, residential HVAC systems and controls, and more.

Twentieth century Residential Architecture

Author : Richard Weston
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Also published as: The house in the twentieth-century. London: Laurence King Pub., 2002.

Alan Buchsbaum Architect Designer

Author : Patricia Leigh Brown
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This is an extensively illustrated collection of over forty projects by the famous New York architect and designer, Alan Buchsbaum, together with critical essays and personal tributes

The Interior Design Business Handbook

Author : Mary V. Knackstedt
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A reference for independent interior designers and designers in small and medium-sized firms concerning the business aspect of the profession. It aims to cover corporate image, fees, business planning and development, selling and marketing, personnel and financial management.