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Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam, Sixth Edition

Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam, Sixth Edition

By David Kent Ballast

Offers a comprehensive review of all NCIDQ exam content areas!

Price: $262.35
Product Code/ISBN: 9781591264279
Year: 2013
Binding: Softcover     Page Count: 656
Publisher: Professional Publications, Inc.


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:

  • Acoustics
  • Barrier-free design
  • Building regulations and codes
  • Cost estimating and budgeting
  • Finishes
  • Lighting
  • 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