In addition to our Material Library, we have an exciting and informative library of books and publications.
Adams, Heather E., and Earl G. Adams, Junior
Stone: Designing Kitchens, Baths and Interiors with Natural Stone
Addington, Michelle, and Daniel Schodek
Smart Materials and Technologies for the Architecture and Design Professions
Allen, Edward, and Joseph Iano
Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials & Methods
Stuff: The Materials the World is Made of
American Institute of Steel Construction
Manual of Steel Construction: Allowable Stress Design. 9th ed.
Architectural Woodwork Quality Standards Illustrated. 7th ed.
Ashby, Michael F., Paulo J. Ferreira, and Daniel L. Schodek
Nanomaterials, Nanotechnologies and Design - An Introduction for Engineers and Architects
Ashby, Mike, and Kara Johnson
Materials and Design: the Art and Science of Material Selection in Product Design
Working with Concrete
Made to Measure: New Materials for the 21st Century
Ballast, David Kent
Architect’s Handbook of Construction Detailing
Masonry Design and Detailing: For Architects and Contractors. 5th ed.
Bell, Victoria Ballard
Materials for Design
Berge, Bjorn. Translated by Filip Henley
The Ecology of Building Materials
Beylerian, George M., and Andrew Dent. Edited by Anita Moryadas
Material ConneXion: The Global Resource of New and Innovative Materials for Architects, Artists, and Designers
Edited by Bradley Quinn
UltraMaterials: How Materials Innovation is Changing the World
The Vertical Garden: From Nature to the City
Bloemink, Barbara, Brooke Hodge, Ellen Lupton, and Matilda McQuaid
Design Life Now: National Design Triennial
Borch, Ine Ter, David Keuning, Caroline Kruit, Ed Melet, Kees Peterse, Piet Vollaard, Tom de Vries, and Els Zijlstra. Edited by Robyn de Jong-Dalziel
Skins for Buildings: The Architect’s Materials Sample Book
Brownell, Blaine, ed.
Transmaterial: A Catalogue of Materials That Redefine Our Physical Environment
Transmaterial 2: a Catalog of Materials that Redefine out Physical Environment
Transmaterial 3: A Catalogue of Materials That Redefine Our Physical Environment
Materials for Sustainable Sites: A Complete Guide to the Evaluation, Selection, and Use of Sustainable Construction Materials
Callender, John Hancock
Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Design Data. 5th ed.
Carmody, John, Stephen Selkowitz, and Lisa Heschong
Residential Windows: A Guide to New Technologies and Energy Performance
Ching, Francis D.K., and Cassandra Adams
Building Construction Illustrated - Third Edition
Building Construction Illustrated
Commercial Metal Stud Framing
Sustainable Architecture in Vorarlberg: Energy Concepts and Construction Systems
Den Hartog, J.P.
Strength of Materials
Deplazes, Andrea, ed.
Constructing Architecture: Materials, Processes, Structures
Englich, Guido, and Burkhard Remmers
Interior and Specifiers’ Handbook for Communication Areas: Conferencing, Discussing, Learning
Fernandez, John E.
Material Architecture: Emergent Materials for Innovative Building and Ecological Construction
Fine Hardwoods, and American Walnut Association
Architectural Woodwork. 6D ed.
Forester, Tom, ed.
The Materials Revolution: Superconductors, New Materials, and the Japanese Challenge
Materials Matter: Towards a Sustainable Materials Policy
Gere, Alex S.
Recommended Practices for the Material Architecture Use of Natural Stone in Construction
Gordon, James Edward
The New Science of Strong Materials or Why You Don’t Fall Through the Floor
Hegger, Manfred, Volker Auch-Schwelk, Mattias Fuchs, and Thorsten Rosenkranz
Construction Materials Manual
Herzog, Thomas, Roland Krippner, and Werner Lang
Facade Construction Manual
Building Design / Materials & Methods
Horrocks, A. R., and S. C. Anand, eds.
Handbook of Technical Textiles
Hugues, Theodor, Ludwig Steiger, and Johann Weber
Timber Construction: Details, Products and Case Studies
Digital Fabrications: Architectural and Materials Techniques
Janssen, Jules J.A.
Building with Bamboo: A Handbook
Building Green in a Black and White World
Detail Practice: Translucent Material: Glass, Plastic, Metals
Kieran, Stephen, and James Timberlake
Refabricating Architecture: How Manufacturing Methodologies are Poised to Transform Building Construction
The Art of Landscape Detail: Fundamentals, Practices and Case Studies
Kolarevic, Branko, and Kevin Klinger, eds.
Manufacturing Material Effects: Rethinking Design and Making in Architecture
Building with Masonry: Brick, Block and Concrete
Lacinkski, Paul, and Michel Bergeron
Serious Straw Bale: A Home Construction Guide for All Climates
Law, Brian S
Building Oxford’s Heritage
Ceramics: Materials for Inspirational Design
Glass: Materials for Inspirational Design
Making It: Manufacturing Techniques for Product Design
Metals: Materials for Inspirational Design
Plastic: Materials for Inspirational Design
Plastic 2. Materials for Inspirational Design
Wood. Materials for Inspirational Design
Lerup, Lars, David Cronrath, and John Koh Chiang Liu
Learning from Fire: A Fire Protection Primer for Architects
Skin: Surface, Substance and Design
Maguire, Eileen, and Lisa Dudow
Margolis, Liat, and Alexander Robinson
Living Systems: Innovative Materials and Technologies for Landscape Architecture
Material World: Innovative Structures and Finishes for Interiors
McDonough, William, and Michael Braungart
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
McHenry, Paul Graham, Junior
Adobe and Rammed Earth Buildings: Design and Construction
Detail in Contemporary Landscape Architecture
Detail in Contemporary Timber Architecture
Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance
LEED Materials: A Resource Guide to Green Building
Melander, John M., James A. Farny, and Albert W. Isberner, Junior
Portland Cement Plaster / Stucco Manual, 5th ed.
Miravete, Antonio, ed.
3-D Reinforcements in Composite Materials
Mori, Toshiko, ed.
Immaterial / Ultramaterial: Architecture, Design, and Materials
Mostafavi, Mohsen, and David Leatherbarrow
On Weathering: The Life of Buildings in Time
Ngo, Dung, and Eric Pfeiffer
Bent Ply: The Art of Plywood Furniture
Oprins, Jan, and Harry Van Trier
Bamboo - A Material for Landscape and Garden Design
Panarese, W. C., S. H. Kosmatka, and F. A. Randall
Concrete Masonry Handbook for Architects, Engineers, Builders
Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing: A Community Guide to Factory-Built Housing
Pile, John F
Ramsey, Charles George
Architectural Graphic Standards: An Abridgement of the Eighth Edition, Student Edition
The Art and Craft of Stonework: Dry-stacking, Mortaring, Paving, Carving, Gardenscaping
Riera Ojeda, Oscar
Architecture in Detail: Materials
Interior Graphic and Design Standards
Riggs, J. Rosemary
Materials and Components of Interior Architecture
Smart Materials in Architecture, Interior Architecture and Design
Cordwood Building: The State of the Art
Timber Framing for the Rest of Us: A Guide to Contemporary Post and Beam Construction
Timber Construction for Trade, Industry, Administration
The Art of Construction: Projects and Principles for Beginning Engineers and Architects
The Strength of Architecture: Why Buildings Stand Up
Schittich, Christian, ed.
Simmons, H. Leslie
Olin’s Construction: Principles, Materials, and Methods
Material World: Changing Materials
Material World: Separating Materials
Building with Papercrete and Paper Adobe: A Revolutionary New Way to Build Your Own Home for Next to Nothing
Spiegel, Ross, and Dru Meadows
Green Building Materials: A Guide to Product Selection and Specification
Component Design (New Technology Series)
Structural Engineering Design Provisions
Uniform Building Code - Volume 2
Grow Your Own House.
Wellner, Pamela, and Eugene Dickey.
The Wood Users Guide.
Wilson, Alex, and Mark Pepkorn.
Green Building Products: The GreenSpec Guide to Residential Building Materials.
The Wood Book 80.
Woolley, Tom, Sam Kimmins, Paul Harrison, and Rob Harrison. Green Building Handbook - Volume 1.
Woolley, Tom, and Sam Kimmins.
Green Building Handbook - Volume 2: A Guide to Building Products and Their Impact on the Environment.
Zijlstra, Els, and Alex de Ruiter, and Ilse Steenbrink, eds.
Material Skills: Evolution of Materials
Zimmermann, Astrid, ed.
Constructing Landscape: Materials, Techniques, Structural Components.