Gunnin Architecture Library

Construction Science & Management Reference Sources



This is a guide to print sources found in the Gunnin Architecture Library. Online resources may be found on the Construction Science and Management subject page.

Call Numbers: Books with the same subject often have very similar call numbers. Try "browsing" the shelves under the following call numbers:

K, KF - Codes, Law
NA - Architecture, NA2545 - universial (barrier-free) design
TA - Engineering
TH - Building Construction, TH435 - cost estimates


Reference Books: The following important books will be found in the reference section upstairs:


Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Title Call Number
BNI Building News Construction Dictionary Arch Ref TH 9 .C66 2001
Dictionary of Architecture and Construction Arch Ref NA 31 .H32 2000
Encyclopedia of Architecture: Design, Engineering & Construction Arch Ref NA 31 .E59 1988
Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary Arch Ref TH 9 .M4 2000


Guides, Handbooks, & Manuals

Title Call Number
ACE Guide to Construction Costs Arch Ref TH 435 .A7 (latest year)
Building Design & Construction Handbook Arch Ref TH 151 .B825 1994
Construction Information Source & Reference Guide Arch Ref Z 7914 .B9W35 1981
CSI Manual of Practice Arch Ref TH 425 .M36
Means Scheduling Manual, 3rd ed. Arch Ref TH 438 .H66 1991


Means Cost Data Series

Title Call Number
Means Costworks CD-ROM. Arch Media Resources Center TH 437 .M43 (contains several of the most useful titles)
The most recent edition owned by the library will be found in the reference section with older editions shelved in the stacks downstairs:
Assemblies Cost Data Arch Ref TH 435 .B848
Building Construction Cost Data Arch Ref TH 435 .B84
Concrete and Masonry Cost Data Arch Ref TA 682.26 .C66
Electrical Change Order Cost Data Arch Ref TK 435. M42
Electrical Cost Data Arch Ref TK 435 .M417
Environmental Cost Data Assemblies Arch Ref TD 192.8 .E537
Facilities Construction Cost Data Arch Ref TH 435 .M425
Heavy Construction Cost Data Arch Ref TH 435 .M429
Heavy Construction Cost Data. Metric Version Arch Ref TH 435 .M42925
Interior Cost Data Arch Ref TH 435 .I576
Light Commercial Cost Data Arch Ref TH 4315 .M43
Mechanical Cost Data Arch Ref TH 435 .M435
Open Shop Building Construction Cost Data Arch Ref TH 435 .O52
Plumbing Cost Data Arch Ref TH 6235 .M43
Repair and Remodeling Cost Data Arch Ref TH 3411 .R6a
Residential Cost Data Arch Ref TH 435 .R4582
Site Work and Landscape Cost Data Arch Ref TH 435 .M4367
Square Foot Costs Arch Ref TH 435 .M44


Other Important Resources

Title Call Number
ENR Contractors Directory Arch Ref TH 12 .E34
GreenSpec Directory Arch Ref TH 455 .G74 4 th ed. 2003 (also online in BuildingGreen Suite)
Sweet's Catalog File Arch Ref TH455.S7864 2005

Periodicals: Here are some of the more important periodicals concerning Construction Science and Management. Current issues will be found in alphabetical order in the current periodicals area on the main floor; back issues are bound and shelved in call number order downstairs.

Title Call Number
American Professional Constructor TA 1. A37
CFM Building Profits HF 9715 .A1 C56
ConstrucTech HD 9715 .A1 C56
Construction Manager. TH 1 .C462
ENR TA 1 .E5
Professional Builder. TH 1 .P7

Periodical Indexes and Abstracts: See the Construction Science and Management subject page for online periodical indexes.

rev. ak 5/2005