Landscaping, Construction, and Design Resources
Print & Online Media
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The highly regarded print publication
With it's feature library and online Video tips this resource is worth checking out regularly.
A respected source for the garden enthusiast
Another Taunton Press publication with great resources including garden plans, hot to articles and gardening forum.
The Magazine dedicated to celebrating and encouraging the passion of gardeners with inspirational content.
Free to Industry Members
Landscape Specifier & Architect News
The oldest and perhaps most widely read, independent publication serving the landscape architect
With it's sister publications; Landscape Superintendent, and Landscape Contractor a lot of quality articles.
Lawn & Landscape
An industry publication with lot's or resources including an extensive online video collection of interviews with landscape professionals.
The leading publication serving the residential remodeler
American Institute of Architects
Obtain AIA, contract documents, visit the bookstore and more at this very comprehensive site.
American Society of Interior design.
The website has a wealth of information for the professional and public as well.
National Association of the Remodeling Industry
A comprehensive site with good resources for homeowners and professionals.
National Association of Home Builders
The voice of the housing industry... has a lot of content, sometimes challenging to find what you want.
American Society of Landscape Architects
Access the ASLA bookstore, find a Landscape Architect or read articles from the prestigious industry publication Landscape Architecture
Association of Professional Landscape Designers
A site primarily for professionals but a useful Resources page for all.
U.S. Green Building Council
The leading advocate for expanding sustainable building practices in the US.
The comprehensive resource for restoration professionals.
The online design center is a useful tool for locating the material and services you require for a period restoration.
The McGraw Hill building products directory
A widely recognized print publication for architects has an online version. This is a resource for specifying building products.
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers
Locate virtually any manufactured item through this exhaustive publication and search engine
CAD & Modeling Resources
SketchUp 3D Warehouse
A large repository for SketchUp 3D models available for free.
The largest collection of manufacturers drawings and details, available for free.
Land Use and Sustainability
A one-stop source for urban planning news
Sustainable Sites Initiative
An interdisciplinary effort to create voluntary national guidelines and performance benchmarks for sustainable land design, construction and maintenance practices.
The Internet's Garden Community; The largest group of forums on the web having to do with web and garden.
A very good resource that covers the dangers and safety measures when dealing with Asbestos in renovation and construction.