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Residential Housing & Interiors, 4th Edition

Residential Housing & Interiors, 4th Edition
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By: Clois E. Kicklighter, Ed. D. and Joan C. Kicklighter

ISBN: 978-1-59070-304-5
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2005
Subject: Interior Design / Housing
Grade Level: 11-14
Retail Price: $90.00
School Price: $67.50


Residential Housing & Interiors acquaints students with planning, building, decorating, and landscaping a home, and working in the housing industry. An expanded teaching guide includes student handouts and transparencies to enliven your lessons.
  • Chapters 21, 23, and 30 cover the practical aspects of choosing suitable housing.
  • Each text chapter includes a list of Internet resources.
  • Appendix includes: topographical, plumbing, electrical, and climate control symbols; common sizes of living room furniture, bedroom furniture, bathroom fixtures, and kitchen cabinets; common sizes of windows; and much more.
  • The Instructor's Resource CD includes the entire contents of the Instructor's Resource Portfolio plus EXAMVIEW Test Generator Software all on one CD.
  • The Presentations for PowerPoint examine each chapter of the text, featuring the key points of each chapter illustrated with many photos and line art.

Table of Contents

  1. Fundamentals of Housing
  2. Evaluating Floor Plans
  3. Living Areas
  4. Sleeping Areas
  5. Service Areas
  6. Design
  7. Color
  8. Wood, Masonry, and Concrete
  9. Metals, Glass, Ceramics, and Plastics
10. Textiles
11. Furniture Styles
12. Furniture Construction and Selection
13. Walls
14. Floors
15. Ceilings and Roofs
16. Windows and Doors
17. Stairs and Halls
18. Lighting
19. Electrical and Plumbing Systems
20. Climate Control, Fireplaces, and Stoves
21. Information, Security, and Home Automation
22. Energy and Water Conservation
23. Designing for Health and Safety
24. Exterior Design
25. Landscaping
26. Remodeling
27. Presenting Housing Ideas
28. Computer Applications
29. Careers in Housing
30. Keeping a Job and Advancing in a Career

Look Inside

   sample Chapter 2 (PDF, 1.26 MB)
   sample Chapter 3 (PDF, 1.05 MB)
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License
   sample Chapter 1 (PPS, 6.88 MB)
   sample Chapter 7 (PPS, 13.5 MB)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

About Author(s)

Clois E. Kicklighter, Ed. D. - During his career, Dr. Clois E. Kicklighter was a nationally known educator and the author of several books in the fields of architecture, drafting, and construction technology. He held a variety of industrial, teaching, and administrative positions and retired as dean and professor at the School of Technology at Indiana State University. He held the highest leadership positions in the National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT). Dr. Kicklighter was awarded the respected Charles Keith Medal for exceptional leadership in the technology profession.

Dr. Kicklighter's published textbooks include Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design; Drafting and Design: Engineering Drawing Using Manual and CAD Techniques; Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, and Stone; Residential Housing and Interiors; and Modern Woodworking.

Joan C. Kicklighter - is the coauthor of Residential Housing and Interiors and instructional materials in family and consumer sciences. She taught classes in business and family and consumer sciences at the high school and adult levels. Mrs. Kicklighter's educational background includes a baccalaureate degree from Indiana State University and graduate work at Eastern Michigan University. She is certified in Family and Consumer Sciences.


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Text 589 978-1-59070-304-5 $90.00$67.50
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* Instructor's Resource Guide 392 978-1-59070-751-7 $104.00$78.00*
* Instructor's Resource CD 1150 test questions 978-1-59070-306-9 $240.00$180.00*
* Instructor's Resource Portfolio 392 978-1-59070-307-6 $160.00$120.00*
* Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 2700 slides 978-1-59070-355-7 $140.00$105.00*
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