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WHOLE BUILDING DESIGN - TECHNIQUES AND TECHNOLOGIES
NOTE: The WBDG Federal Facility Criteria section is an extensive electronic library of construction guide specifications, manuals, standards and many other essential criteria documents. Published and updated continuously, this library contains the complete unabridged, approved, current electronic equivalents of over 5,000 documents direct from participating federal agencies. The WBDG Federal Facility Criteria section is the most effective tool available for finding and using current, approved U.S. construction criteria.
Construction Industry Data & Analytics
Building Products Info...
SWEETS - Division of McGraw Hill Construction
Building Industry Resources
Building Trade Unions of New York State
Construction - building 'the design'
Image reproduced from Clemson University Construction Science & Management LibGuide (retrieved: 10/12/17)
Websites for the Construction & Building Industries
Buildipedia covers the entire world of design and construction with an online network of high-definition videos, interviews, photo galleries, and case studies. A vast Knowledgebase of building materials and systems accepts contributions from all users. And a burgeoning social network provides a place for all Buildipedia users to ask questions, share best practices, and showcase their own design, home-improvement, and other construction projects.
Engineering Motion offers a variety of videos that feature engineering, manufacturing technology.
Material Explorer is a free database of building materials. This search engine enables users to search for building material by name, or by a variety of attributes, including type, translucence, hardness, acoustics, chemical resistance, weight, "odeur," and much more.
THOMASNET is an industrial search engine of products, services, and their suppliers. Line-item product details and CAD drawings are available.
U.S. Census Data on Construction
The U.S. Census Bureau collects data and releases statistics on new residential construction and sales, manufactured housing, construction spending, workforce indicators, business statistics, and price indices.
Construction & Building Podcasts
Topics include the latest hardware, software, devices, apps and the best strategies for applying them on construction projects.
Construction Leading Edge Podcast
Covers topics from leadership to construction technology. It helps provide the tools and resources to grow leadership skills, business and income.
This daily podcast is hosted by Tony Booth and runs about 15 minutes. It covers a variety of topics in the construction industry, including budgets, recruiting and leadership.
Pro Construction Guide Podcast
This weekly podcast, courtesy of ProConstructionGuide.com and hosted by John Gordon and Dave Dovell, features tips to save you time and money on the job site, interviews with manufacturers on industry trends and the latest tools and products.
Construction Industry Podcast
Features interviews with top industry professionals and covered topics such as emotional intelligence, lean construction, public relations, BIM and more.
Readings in the Fordham Library Collection on Construction for Architects
Interior Construction and Detailing for Designers and Architects by
Call Number: TH2025 .B35 1994 QuinnX Oversize
Publication Date: 1994-03-01
Interior Graphic Standards by
Call Number: TH2031 .M34 2003 Quinn Reference
Publication Date: 2003-05-21
Building Construction Illustrated by
Call Number: TH146 .C52 2001 Quinn & Walsh Libraries
Publication Date: 2000-10-04
Building the Empire State by
Call Number: F128.8.E465 B8 1998 Walsh Oversize Stacks
Publication Date: 1998-07-17
Constructed in eleven months, the 1250-foot Empire State Building, the world's tallest skyscraper from 1931 to 1971, was a marvel of modern engineering. The frame rose more than a story a day; no comparable building since has matched that rate of ascent.
Castle Builders by
Call Number: NA7710 .H54 2016 Walsh Library
Publication Date: 2016-11-22
In Castle Builders, Malcolm Hislop looks at the hugely popular subject of castles from the unusual perspective of design and construction. In this general introduction to the subject, we discover something of the personalities behind their creation - the architects and craftsmen.
Sustainable Construction by
Call Number: TH880 .K53 2008 Walsh Library
Publication Date: 2007-10-19
Reflecting the latest developments in the green building movement, and updated to include coverage of LEED 2009,Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery, Second Edition guides construction and design professionals through the process of developing commercial and institutional high-performance green buildings in today's marketplace.
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