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Architecture: Professional Practice

Resources in support of the School of Architecture at Oklahoma State University.

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AECInfo (Architecture, Engineering, Construction), Collection of resources and links to building products including over 300,000 pages of building material information including specs and CAD details.

BuildingGreen The leading, authoritative online resource for reliable content on sustainable design strategies, green building materials, and case studies of high performance buildings.

Greenspec BuildingGreen's online product guide, lists over 2,200 environmentally preferable products, with key insights on the green attributes of each product and the most critical green issues for each product category. GreenSpec conducts its own independent research in assessing manufacturer claims, ensuring that the guide contains unbiased, quality information. GreenSpec does not charge for listings or sell ads. 

MatWeb: Material Property Data, Data sheets for over 68,000 metals, plastics, ceramics, and composites. Database searchable by physical properties, alloy composition, material type, manufacturer name, trade name, and metal UNS number.

Sweets Network, This directory of building and landscape products allows a browse search of all products or searching can be limited to Facilities, Residential, Landscape architecture, Canadian, or Subcontractor communities.