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Architecture: Building Construction

The Architecture Research Guide will assist researchers interested in exploring related topics within the field of architecture.



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 Market Data

Construction Industry Data & Analytics

Building Products Info...

SWEETS - Division of McGraw Hill Construction

The Building 'Trades'

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

Engineering Motion offers a variety of videos that feature engineering, manufacturing technology.
Material Explorer
U.S. Census Data on Construction

Construction & Building Podcasts

Readings in the Fordham Library Collection on Construction for Architects

Building Industry Resources

Reference & Instruction Department

Reference & Instruction Department
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