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Library Materials for Architectural Building Engineering Technology

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Books and media on Architectural Drawing can be found in the Library under the range of classificationsof  NA2700 to NA2780 with books on AutoCad and Autodesk Revit found in NA2728, Architectural Drawing -- Computer-assisted Design, and also in T385, computer-assisted drafting. 

Items on Structural Engineering are in TA630-TA901, Surveying, TA501-625, and books on Architecture in NA1-NA8480, with Sustainable Architecture in NA2542.36.
Books on Building Construction can be found in TH1-7975, with Sustainable Building Construction, including LEED certification (
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Rating System)in TH880.


 For more titles, search the Library Catalog using the subject terms listed above in bold.

♦  2010 ADA standards for accessible design.
Ref. KF480 .U22 2010 
(reprint copy also available: Circulating Collection KF480 .U221 2012)
The Department of Justice's revised regulations for Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) were published in the Federal Register on September 15, 2010. The Department has assembled this official version of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design (2010 Standards) to bring together the information in one easy-to-access volume. (Also available online in PDF and HTML formats.) [5/18]
♦  The architect's portable handbook : first-step rules of thumb for building design by Pat Guthrie.
Ref. NA2750 .G87 2010 
 Fully updated with the 2009 IBC International Building Code, this text supplies key data for every step of an architectural project--from initial planning and estimating through design and completion. [5/18]
♦  Architectural graphic standards / authored by the American Institute of Architects ; Dennis J. Hall, editor-in-chief. 12th ed. 
Ref. TH2031 .A84 2016
The twelfth edition features up-to-date codes and standards; new coverage of building resiliency, emphasizing the building envelope; material properties and performance analyses; environmental factors including climate, thermal comfort, daylighting, and acoustics; sustainability and Universal Design principles integrated throughout the text. [5/18]
♦  The architecture reference + specification book : everything architects need to know every day / by Julia McMorrough.
Ref. NA2540 .M43 2013
This book is a comprehensive sourcebook of essential information for architects,
students of architecture, and anyone undertaking an architectural project. Contains
information for planning and executing architectural projects of all shapes and sizes. [5/18]
♦  Codes from International Code Council
The Library owns a number of the International Codes. The most recent codes are in Reference and the older ones are in the Circulating Collections. Some titles:

♦  2012 International green construction code.
Ref. TH880 .I5954 2012
♦  2015 IBC, international building code. 
Ref. TH223 .I42 2015
♦ 2015 IPC, international plumbing code ; [and] 2015 IPSDC, international private sewage disposal code.
Ref. TH6164 .I78 2015
♦ International residential code for one- and two-family dwellings 2015.
Ref. TH223 .I469 2015

♦  Contractor's pricing guide, residential repair & remodeling costs / R.S. Means Co. Ref. TH4816.C673 2018
This guide gives you total unit price costs for every aspect of the most common repair and remodeling projects, in a format organized for the way you build from frame to finish. [4/18]
♦  The Oxford companion to architecture / edited by Patrick Goode ; consultant editors, Stanford Anderson, Sir Colin St. John Wilson.
Ref. NA31 .O94 2009, Vols. 1 & 2
1,500 A-Z entries including architects, building types, movements and styles, materials, aspects of design, and definitions. High-quality illustrations complement and enhance the text. [5/18]
♦  A visual dictionary of architecture / by Francis D.K. King.
Ref. NA31 .C44 2012
An update on a classic reference work in architecture that provides detailed drawings and illustrations for all of the supplied definitions. [5/18]


Search EBSCO's Full Text Finder for Journal Titles, or by subject or simple keyword.
Suggested titles
below listed as (e-journals or electronic journals) can be located in the subscription service, EBSCO's Full Text Finder.

♦  Architect (in Library  2011 - present [3/17]
♦  Architectural Record (in Library  1975 - present) (e-journal  2001 - present)
Professional magazine for architects and engineers in areas of business, design and engineering. [3/17]
♦  Architecture: the AIA Journal (in Library  1983 - present) [3/17]
♦  Building Design (e-journal  2002 - present)
Provides insight into the people, issues & stories affecting today's building industry. [12/16]

                                                                                                                   Last updated 2019.10/AP