A list of links to free building codes and standards used by architects, engineers, and construction professionals.
A discussion of the guidelines and standards of accessibility used for building design in the United States. The article covers the ADA Standards for Accessible Design and the Architectural Barriers Act.
The article describes the three main types of construction specifications: Performance, Prescriptive, and Proprietary. Also covered is MasterFormat, the industry standard for writing construction specifications.
Information about the 2004 MasterFormat, which is used in construction specifications.
Information about the old and outdated MasterFormat 1995, which is no longer supported by the Construction Specifications Institute.
UniFormat is a way of organizing construction information by major system. A list of the major elements is included.
This article provides an overview of how the AIA Construction Documents are numbered so that documents can be identified or found quickly.
An overview of the various planning and scheduling methods used in construction, including: Critical Path Method (CPM) and Resource Oriented Scheduling.
There are a few common contractual arrangements or delivery methods used in construction. We'll address Design-Bid-Build, Construction Manager at Risk, Design Build, Integrated Project Delivery, and Public-Private-Partnerships
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