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Alternative Housebuilding
by Michael McClintock, et al

The Art of Construction: Projects and Principles for Beginning Engineers and Architects
by Saralinda Hooker, et al
(Paperback -- March 1990)

Basic Construction Techniques for Houses and Small Buildings Simply Explained.
United States Bureau of Naval Personnel

Basic Engineering for Builders
by Max Schwartz

Be Your Own House Contractor : Save 25% Without Lifting a Hammer
by Carl Heldmann

Blueprint Reading for the Building Trades
by John E. Traister

Build Your Dream Home for Less
by R. Dodge Woodson

Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the International Building Code
Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the International Building Code
by Francis D. K. Ching, Steven R. Winkel, Steven Winkel, AIA
Book Description: A practical, illustrated guide to the new International Building Code
With the publication of the International Building Code, the building industry is moving toward a single universal set of construction codes, rather than the three regional codes previously in use. Now more than ever, architects need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This unique reference blends the graphic skills of bestselling author Francis Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel. It closely examines the portions of the building code that are most relevant for the architect and provides a simple and practical interpretation through words and illustrations. All the changes in the new code are explained in simple, user-friendly language that allows architects to get up to speed on the new code quickly and easily.
Francis D. K. Ching (Seattle, WA) is a registered architect, a professor at the University of Washington, and the author of eight highly acclaimed architecture books, all for Wiley.
Steven R. Winkel, FAIA (San Francisco, CA), is a project manager at Field Paoli, and an expert in building codes and regulations. He is also an AIA Board Member and past president of the AIA California Council. 
Paperback from John Wiley & Sons
Building Construction Before Mechanization
by John Fitchen

Building Construction Cost Data 2002 (Means Building Construction Cost Data, )
by Phillip R. Waier (Editor)
(Paperback -- October )

Building Contractor's Exam Preparation Guide : Based on the Latest Building Codes
by John E. Traister, et al

Building Construction Illustrated, 3rd Edition
by Frank Ching, et al
Book Description:
Comprehensive and up-to-date - the classic visual guide to the basics of building construction. For twenty-five years, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. Now this Third Edition has been expertly revised and updated to address the latest advances in materials, building technology, and code requirements.

Complete with more than 1,000 illustrations, the book moves through each of the key stages of the design process, from site selection to building components, mechanical systems, and finishes. Topics within each chapter are organized according to the CSI MasterFormat(TM), making the book extremely easy to use.

Special features of this edition include integrated coverage of environmentally friendly materials, sustainable building construction strategies, and ADA requirements, as well as the inclusion of both metric and standard U.S. measurements throughout the book.

With its clear presentation of the basic concepts underlying building construction, Building Construction Illustrated, Third Edition equips students and professionals in all areas of architecture and construction with useful guidelines for approaching virtually any new materials or techniques they may encounter in building planning, design, and construction. 
(Paperback -- October 2, )

Building Design and Construction Handbook (5th Edition)
Frederick S. Merritt, Jonathan T. Ricketts

Building Small Barns, Sheds and Shelters
Monte Burch

Building Trades Printreading : Heavy Commercial Construction Vol 3
Thomas E. Proctor, Leonard P. Toenjes
Special Order

Carpentry in Commercial Construction
by Byron W. Maguire

City : A Story of Roman Planning and Construction
by David MacAulay

Code Check Electrical : A Field Guide to Wiring a Safe House (2nd Ed)
by Redwood Kardon, Paddy Morrissey (Illustrator)

Complete Building Construction
Eugene Leger

Complete Contracting : A-Z Guide to Controlling Projects
Andrew, Jr Civitello, Andrew M. Civitello

Construction & Computers
by William Feldman, Patti Feldman

Construction Details from Architectural Graphic Standards
by Charles G. Ramsey, et al

Construction Estimates : From Take-Off to Bid
by Norman Foster, et al

Construction Estimating Reference Data/Book and Disk
by Ed. Sarviel

Construction Foreman's Safety Handbook
by George S. Kennedy

Construction in Cold Regions : A Guide for Planners, Engineers, Contractors, and Managers (Wiley Series of Practical Construction Guides)
Terry T. McFadden, F. Lawrence Bennett

Construction Materials and Processes
Don Arthur Watson, Donald A. Watson

Construction of Fills (Wiley Series of Practical Construction Guides)
Edward J. Monahan

Construction on Contaminated Sites
J. Scott Lowe, et al

Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods (McGraw-Hill Series in Construction Engineering and Project Management)
W. B. Ledbetter, et al

Construction Principles, Materials, and Methods
by H. Leslie Simmons, et al
(Hardcover -- January 15, )

Construction Safety
Jimmie W. Hinze

Construction Safety Management
Raymond Elliot Levitt, Nancy Morse Samelson

Craftsman's Illustrated Dictionary of Construction Terms
by James T. Frane
Paperback: 416 pages
Craftsman Book Co; ISBN: 1572180080;

Dictionary of Building Preservation
by Ward Bucher (Editor), Christine Madrid (Editor); 
Hardcover: 560 pages
John Wiley & Sons; ISBN: 0471144134; (September 1, )

Estimating Construction Costs (McGraw-Hill Series in Construction Engineering and Project Management)
R.L. Peurifoy, et al

Estimating for Building and Civil Engineering Works
Spence Geddes, John Williams

Estimating for Residential & Commercial Construction/Book and Disk
Bert Benedict, Gordon Anderson

Estimating Handbook
Jeffrey M. Goldman (Editor), William D. Mahoney

Estimating Home Building Costs
by W. P. Jackson
Paperback: 320 pages
Craftsman Book Co; ISBN: 0910460809; (March 1989)

Exploring Construction
Richard M. Henak

Financial and Cost Concepts for Construction Management
Daniel W. Halpin

Foundation Repair Manual
by Robert Wade Brown
Listed under Civil Engineering

Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials Amd Methods
by Edward Allen, et al
(Hardcover -- November )

Fundamentals of Construction Estimating and Cost Accounting With Computer Application
Keith Collier

Fundamentals of Construction Estimating/Book, Disk and 4 Construction Prints
David J. Pratt

Fundamentals of the Construction Process
Kweku K. Bentil, Carl W. Linde (Illustrator)

Graphic Guide to Interior Details : For Builders and Designers
Rob Thallon; Paperback;

Handbook of Construction Contracting : Estimating, Bidding, Scheduling, Vol 2
Jack Payne Jones
Paperback: 320 pages
Craftsman Book Co; ISBN: 093404113X; (December 1987)

Handbook of Construction Contracting : Plans, Specs, Building Vol 1
by Jack Payne Jones
Paperback: 416 pages
Craftsman Book Co; ISBN: 0934041113; (December 1987)

Historical Building Construction : Design, Materials, and Technology
Donald Friedman

Home Automation & Wiring
by James Gerhart

Housebuilding for Children
Les Walker, Lester Walker

How to Build Outdoor Structures
Deborah Morgan, Nick Engler

How to Design, Build, Remodel, and Maintain Your Home
Joseph D. Falcone; Paperback

How to Estimate With Metric Units : For Government Contracts for Foreign Construction Projects
Mary Greene, et al

How to Plan, Contract and Build Your Own Home
Richard M. Scutella

The Illustrated Dictionary of Building Terms
Tom Philbin

Illustrated 2003 Building Code Handbook
Illustrated 2003 Building Code Handbook
by Terry L. Patterson, Terry Patterson
Hardcover from McGraw-Hill Professional
Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers and Architects
David Kent Ballast

Low-Cost Pole Building Construction
Doug. Merrilees, Ralph Wolfe

Means Forms for Building Construction Professionals : The Means Master Collection of Forms for Estimating and Project Management R. S. Means

Means Unit Price Estimating Methods : Standards & Procedures for Using Unit Price Cost Data
by Phillip R. Waier (Editor), et al

Monte Burch's Pole Building Projects : Over 25 Low-Cost Plans
by Monte Burch
Paperback: 208 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.46 x 10.94 x 8.51 
Publisher: Storey Books;
ISBN: 0882668595 

Old House Measured and Scaled Detail Drawings for Builders and Carpenters : An Early Twentieth-Century Pictorial Sourcebook With 183 Detailed Plates William A. Radford

The Owner-Builder Book
The Owner-Builder Book: How You Can Save More than $100,000 in the Construction of Your Custom Home
by Mark A. Smith, Elaine M. Smith
Book Description:
The best available guide to saving money on a home construction project, The Owner-Builder Book shows you how to contract your new home, remodel, or addition at phenomenal savings. Contains a step-by-step description of the process, including how to find and hire good subcontractors, how to get a construction loan, and how to estimate costs and choose features for your project. Includes 85 planning steps and 100 new construction bargain strategies to save you thousands. Includes contracts, agreements, budget and schedule forms and worksheets. Super-index provides 1,150 search terms for total utility. Winner of the National Association of Home and Workshop Writers Silver Hammer Award for Books. 
Paperback from Consensus Group Inc
24 September, 2002
Site Details from Architectural Graphic Standards (Ramsey-Sleeper Architectural Graphic Standards Series)
Charles George Ramsey, et al

Soils in Construction
W. L. Schroeder, S. E. Dickenson
Hardcover: 317 pages
Prentice Hall; ISBN: 0134410319; 4 edition (August 10, )

Standard Handbook of Structural Details for Building Construction
Morton Newman
Hardcover: 750 pages 2nd edition (November 1, 1992)
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing; ISBN: 0070463522

Structures : The Way Things Are Built
Nigel Hawkes

Successful Estimating Methods : From Concept to Bid
John D. Bledsoe

Timber Frame Construction : All About Post-And-Beam Building
Jack Sobon
Listed under Home Building

Tricks of the Trades : Jigs, Tools and Other Labor-Saving Devices (Fine Homebuilding)

Understanding Buildings : A Multidisciplinary Approach
by Esmond Reid

The Very Efficient Carpenter: Basic Framing for Residential Construction (For Pros, by Pros Series)
by Larry Haun
Listed under Home Building

Workshop Math
by Robert Scharff
Paperback: 456 pages
Sterling Publications; ISBN: 0806958022; Reprint edition (October 1989)

World War II and the American Dream : How Wartime Building Changed a Nation
Donald Albrecht, et al
Listed under Home Front USA

Building Construction Handbook
by R. Chudley
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Construction Revisited : An Illustrated Guide to Construction Details of the Early 20th Century
James Ambrose
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Estimating for Abnormal Conditions
D. Neil Sinclair
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Life Cycle Costing for Design Professionals
Stephen J., Dr. Kirk, Alphonse J. Dell'Isola
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Remodel! : An Architect's Advice on Home Renovation Greg Gibson
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