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Architectural construction and design

Last Updated: 17-Nov-2015

A listing of selected online and print resources for Architectural Construction and Design.  For interested students, Stanford has a student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers. http://www.asce.org/

Subject Librarians

Kathleen Gust
Engineering Librarian for Outreach Instruction and Electronic Resources
(650) 723-8877
Reference Librarian/VRC Cataloger
(650) 725-9274

Books and handbooks

Selected print and electronic books on Architectural construction and design.  Print materials may be shelved at either the Art and Architecture Library or the Terman Engineering Library.  Be sure to check which location is correct when looking for print items.

Detroit, Mich. : American Concrete Institute,
Engineering Library (Terman) » Stacks » TA439 .A24 2014:PT.7
The "bible" of concrete.
Seattle, Wash. : AGC Magazine, 2007-
Engineering Library (Terman) » Stacks » TH1560 .A73 V.6:NO.2 2013
A full color annual of amazing uses for architectural glass.
2nd ed. London ; New York, NY : Rouledge, 2013.
Engineering Library (Terman) » Stacks » TH438 .F48 2013
3rd ed. Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2011.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes) » Stacks » NA2790 .M5 2011
Cologne : Taschen, c2012.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes) » Stacks » NA2542.36 .J63 2012
4th ed. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2012.
Engineering Library (Terman) » Stacks » TH435 .H88697 2012
RSMeans databooks help you figure out the cost of the building before you build it. This book tells you how to use them.
3rd ed. New York ; London : McGraw-Hill, c2012.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes) » Stacks » NK2115 .G86 2012
Kingston, MA : R.S. Means Co., c1991-
Engineering Library (Terman) » Stacks » TH435 .B82 73RD 2015
This is only one of many RSMeans databooks in the Stanford University Libraries.
Berlin ; Heidelberg : Springer, c2011.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2010.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes) » Stacks » NA2542.36 .B6513 2010

E-journals

Detroit, MI : American Concrete Institute, 1987-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » TA680 .A5153 V.105 2008
London : E. & F.N. Spon, 1983-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » TH1 .C59 V.22:NO.5-10 2004
[New York, McGraw-Hill]
Engineering Library (Terman) » Magazine display (latest issues only) » (no call number)
Brattleboro, VT : West River Communications, c1992-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
New York, N.Y. : American Society of Civil Engineers, c1983-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » 620.6 .A512P V.133:NO.9-12 2007
London.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » 620.8505 .M189 V.62 NO.1 JAN 2010
[Chichester, U.K.] : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., c2003-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource

Online resources

Reston, VA : ASCE Publications, 2004-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
American Society of Civil Engineers Digital Library of journal articles and conference papers.
New York : ARTstor
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
A good source of architectural images.
[Bethesda, Md.] : CSA Illumina [distributor]
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Brattleboro, VT : BuildingGreen.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Case studies, in-depth articles and green products listings.
[England] : Design Documentation
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
[New York] : JSTOR [New York] : ITHAKA, 1995-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
A digital journal archive that contains 22 journals on architecture and architectural history.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Kanopy Streaming Videos offer a number of films related to architecture and construction and the related engineering disciplines necessary for success.  One good set to consider is Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity, a
24 Video set with lecturer Stephen Ressler Ph.D. of Lehigh University.  Other films cover design, materials, individual buildings, and influencial architects.  Use the searchbox on the Kanopy site to help locate films of interest.
[Beverly Hills] : Sage Publications.
Green Library » Information Center » HT101 .S2 V.35 2007
[Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Visual Resources Center]
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Another great source of images.