Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

MIT Libraries logo MIT Libraries

Search Account

Architectural Design: Codes and Construction

Cost estimating

Cost data and indexes can also be found in printed form in Rotch Library. Do a TITLE KEYWORD search for "RSMeans" and "cost data" or "estimating." Some examples are:

Light Commercial Costs with RSMeans Data

Green Building Costs with RSMeans Data 

Construction techniques and materials

Building codes

Besides MAD CAD, there are also e-books and printed copies of various building codes in our library collections.

Accessibility

Image resources

Use these sources to find high-quality images of buildings and other designs by noted architects.

  • ARTstor - subscription image database (includes art and architecture) MIT only
  • DOME - MIT's digital image repository