A book and CD-Rom combination that covers the selection, care, and code compliance associated with materials for interiors. Addressing the topic of material and trade resources from the viewpoint of the working designer, the book describes each material's characteristics alongside information about specification and project management. Excerises related to the selection, specification, and installation process give students the opportunity to select materials, specify, and practice project management tools related to an adaptive reuse scenario. Instructors Guide available
Over the last dozen years Lisa Godsey has taught numerous classes, including the Materials and Resources class, in the Interior Design Department at the International Academy of Design and Technology where she is adjunct faculty. She divides her time between teaching and practicing interior design.