INDE 212 Hospitality Design: Browsing


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Browsing -- Discovery!

DISCOVERY! -- Browsing is a great way to discover something new. Here are the Library of Congress call numbers to assist browsing in your areas. Materials on the subject of Interior Design can be located in the call number ranges of NA (Architecture), NK (Decorative Arts), T = Technology -- TA (Engineering),  TH (Building Construction) and TS (Manufactures). 


NAs are located on the 3rd floor

History of Architecture                                        NA 190 - 1555.5
Architecture as a profession                               NA 1995          
Sustainable architecture                                     NA 2542.36     
Architectural criticism                                          NA 2599           
Architectural drawing and design                        NA 2695-2793
Public buildings                                                   NA 4170
Domestic Architecture, Houses, Dwellings         NA 7100-7884   
Aesthetics of Cities                                              NA 9000-9428 


                                                                            NK 460-1380
Antiques/Decorative Arts                                    NK 2800-9700 
Arts and Crafts Movement                                  NK 1140-1142 
History                                                                 NK 1710
Careers/Professional Practice                            NK 2116
Color                                                                   NK 2115, 1548
Commercial/Restaurants/Shops                         NK 2195
Interior Designers and Design 
American                                                            NK 2002-2004
European                                                            NK 2042-2062
Asian/African/Oceanic                                        NK 2078-2110
Residential                                                          NK 2110
Lighting                                                               NK 2115.5
Rooms, Specific                                                  NK 2117
Furniture                                                             NK 2205-277


T TECHNOLOGY AREAS -- 2nd (OVER) & 3rd floor

TA Engineering
Human Factors/Ergonomics                                    TA 166 
Materials                                                                  TA 402-4026 

TH Building Construction
Green/Sustainable Materials                                    TH  455-880 
Architectural engineering                                          TH 845-895  
Graphic Standards                                                    TH 2025-4311
Buildings: Construction w/ reference to use              TH 4021-4977
Environmental engineering of buildings                    TH 6014-6081
Heating and ventilation                                              TH 7005-7699: 
Illumination. Lighting.                                                 TH 7700-7975: 

TS Manufactures
Product Design                                                          TS 23-194 

TT Handicrafts. Arts and Crafts
Furniture                                                                    TT 180-200 
Soft Home Furnishings                                              TT  387-410 

Hospitality Industry                                                   TX 911.3

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