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Key resources for architecture research.


The ARCAT Directory includes CSI specifications, CAD details, BIM objects and systems, green reports, manufacturer catalogs, videos, and more. This is a useful place to begin a search for basic information about graphic and design standards for architecture. ARCAT is free to use:

Reference Resources for Graphic Standards

Graphic standards provide data and illustrations which facilitate the construction of a design.  Below are listed some basic graphic standard reference sources.

A search in LibrarySearch with the phrase "graphic standards" can yield a variety of graphic and design standard titles.

There are several graphic and design standard titles that have "time-saver standards" in the title.  A LibrarySearch using the phrase "time-saver standards" can display these titles. 

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