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A Listmania! list by Michael P McCabe (New York City)
The list author says: "Looking for practical, hands-on professional reference books? Look no further...this list has some of the leading books and authors from McGraw-Hill Professional."
The American City: What Works, What Doesn't
1.  The American City: What Works, What Doesn't by Alexander Garvin
The list author says:
  "New! In the Third Edition of The American City: What Works, What Doesn't, award-winning city planner and renowned urban scholar Alexander Garvin examines more than 350 programs and projects that have been implemented nationwide in 150 cities and suburbs, evaluates their successes and failures, and offers relevant lessons learned from them."
$50.20   Used & New from: $27.83
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Charter of the New Urbanism
2.  Charter of the New Urbanism by Emily Talen
The list author says:
  "New! Thoroughly updated to cover the latest environmental, economic, and social implications of urban design, Charter of the New Urbanism, Second Edition features insightful writing from 62 authors on each of the Charter's principles. Real-world case studies, plans, and examples are included throughout."
$46.14   Used & New from: $14.47
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Art of Shaping the Metropolis
3.  The Art of Shaping the Metropolis by Pedro B. Ortiz
The list author says:
  "New! Written by noted urban planner Pedro Ortiz, who served as director of the groundbreaking Madrid Metropolitan-Regional Plan, The Art of Shaping the Metropolis presents an innovative, agile solution for managing urban growth that enhances economic activity, environmental stability, and quality of life."
$52.33   Used & New from: $39.51
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Construction Management of Healthcare Projects
4.  Construction Management of Healthcare Projects by Sanjiv B. Gokhale
The list author says:
  "New! Filled with best practices and the latest industry trends, Construction Management of Healthcare Projects describes the unique construction requirements of hospitals, including building components, specialized functions, codes, and regulations."
$61.54   Used & New from: $46.75
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

2012 International Building Code Handbook
5.  2012 International Building Code Handbook by Douglas W. Thornburg
The list author says:
  "Updated to reflect the ICC 2012 International Building Code, this time-saving resource makes it easy to understand and apply complex IBC requirements and achieve compliance. More than 600 full-color illustrations help to clarify the application and intent of many code provisions, with an emphasis on the structural and fire- and life-safety provisions."
$138.24   Used & New from: $79.90
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Entourage 5th Edition: A Tracing File and Color Sourcebook
6.  Entourage 5th Edition: A Tracing File and Color Sourcebook by Ernest E. Burden
The list author says:
  "Entourage, Fifth Edition is packed with hundreds of sketches designed to be traced for incorporation into design presentations. The book offers a huge assortment of entourage figures that allow architects to bring designs to life."
$39.12   Used & New from: $4.96
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Green Architecture (GreenSource Books): Advanced Technolgies and Materials (Mcgraw-Hill's Greensource)
7.  Green Architecture (GreenSource Books): Advanced Technolgies and Materials (Mcgraw-Hill's Greensource) by Osman Attmann
The list author says:
  "The Definitive Guide to Green Architecture! Written by an architect specializing in green materials and methods, this GreensSource Press book presents all of the information you need to design efficient, environmentally friendly, economical, and sustainable buildings."
$72.73   Used & New from: $4.95

The Smart Growth Manual
8.  The Smart Growth Manual by Andres Duany
The list author says:
  "The Smart Growth Manual is an indispensable guide to city planning. This kind of progressive development is the only way to fully restore our economic strength and create new jobs, new industries, and a renewed ability to compete in the first rank of world economies.-- Gavin Newsom, Mayor of San Francisco"
$19.12   Used & New from: $6.05
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Land Development Calculations: Interactive Tools and Techniques for Site Planning, Analysis, and Design
9.  Land Development Calculations: Interactive Tools and Techniques for Site Planning, Analysis, and Design by Walter M. Hosack
The list author says:
  "Introduces the language of city design with 40 forecast models that predict the choices available to shelter human activity within limits. This expanded ability to compare options in a shorter time frame will lead to more informed leadership and investment."
$102.05   Used & New from: $74.47
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The Architect's Guide to Residential Design
10.  The Architect's Guide to Residential Design by Michael Malone
The list author says:
  "Written by a successful practitioner of both residential and commercial architecture, this hands-on resource enables you to transfer and expand your architectural design skills and successfully integrate single-family residential design into your professional practice."
$56.18   Used & New from: $33.98
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Construction Administration for Architects
11.  Construction Administration for Architects by Greg Winkler
The list author says:
  "This is the ideal desktop guide for architects, engineers, and other design professionals in need of expert advice on navigating the construction process and anticipating, avoiding, and managing liability risks. This invaluable construction administration resource leads you, step-by-step, through a typical project--from contract to closeout."
$46.09   Used & New from: $34.62
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Architect's Portable Handbook: First-Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design 4/e (McGraw-Hill Portable Handbook)
12.  The Architect's Portable Handbook: First-Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design 4/e (McGraw-Hill Portable Handbook) by Pat Guthrie
The list author says:
  "The essentials of building design at your fingertips! This practical guide delivers the key data you need in every step of an architectural project--from initial planning and estimating through design and completion."
$49.28   Used & New from: $30.48
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Universal Design Handbook, 2E
13.  Universal Design Handbook, 2E by Korydon H. Smith
The list author says:
  "Thoroughly updated and packed with examples of global standards and design solutions, Universal Design Handbook covers the full scope of universal design, discussing how to develop media, products, buildings, and infrastructure for the widest range of human needs, preferences, and functioning."
$117.36   Used & New from: $67.47
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

A World History of Architecture
14.  A World History of Architecture by Michael Fazio
The list author says:
  "A magnificently illustrated guide to the global history of architecture."
$49.64   Used & New from: $21.63
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

The New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Community
15.  The New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Community by Peter Katz
The list author says:
  "A must for architecture and urban planning collections, and suitable for the general reader. --Library Journal"
$62.80   Used & New from: $0.47
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

To Build New York: 100 Years of Infrastructure
16.  To Build New York: 100 Years of Infrastructure by David Kusnet
The list author says:
  "A spectacular blend of photographs, facts, anecdotes, and personal stories that tell how the world's greatest city was built!"
Used & New from: $3.44
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Greening Existing Buildings (McGraw-Hill's Greensource)
17.  Greening Existing Buildings (McGraw-Hill's Greensource) by Jerry Yudelson
$62.33   Used & New from: $4.42
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Green Building Through Integrated Design (GreenSource Books) (McGraw-Hill's Greensource)
18.  Green Building Through Integrated Design (GreenSource Books) (McGraw-Hill's Greensource) by Jerry Yudelson
$51.07   Used & New from: $0.39

Dictionary of Landscape Architecture and Construction
19.  Dictionary of Landscape Architecture and Construction by Alan Jay Christensen
$75.00   Used & New from: $16.57
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Dictionary of Architecture and Construction (Dictionary of Architecture & Construction)
20.  Dictionary of Architecture and Construction (Dictionary of Architecture & Construction) by Cyril Harris
$74.56   Used & New from: $23.54
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

LEED-New Construction Project Management (GreenSource)
21.  LEED-New Construction Project Management (GreenSource) by Vijaya Yellamraju
$72.25   Used & New from: $5.44
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Recycling Construction & Demolition Waste: A LEED-Based Toolkit (GreenSource) (McGraw-Hill's Greensource)
22.  Recycling Construction & Demolition Waste: A LEED-Based Toolkit (GreenSource) (McGraw-Hill's Greensource) by Greg Winkler
$55.65   Used & New from: $27.85
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design (GreenSource Books) (McGraw-Hill's Greensource)
23.  Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design (GreenSource Books) (McGraw-Hill's Greensource) by Peter Gevorkian
$110.00   Used & New from: $16.44
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Building Information Modeling: Planning and Managing Construction Projects with 4D CAD and Simulations (McGraw-Hill Construction Series) (Set 2)
24.  Building Information Modeling: Planning and Managing Construction Projects with 4D CAD and Simulations (McGraw-Hill Construction Series) (Set 2) by Willem Kymmell
The list author says:
  "Willem Kymmell is a practicing architect and an Associate Professor of Construction Management at California State University (Chico), where he teaches building information modeling and construction documentation, construction document analysis, specifications, building code analysis, and architectural history."
$70.11   Used & New from: $29.47
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Building Anatomy (McGraw-Hill Construction Series): An Illustrated Guide to How Structures Work
25.  Building Anatomy (McGraw-Hill Construction Series): An Illustrated Guide to How Structures Work by Iver Wahl
The list author says:
  "Iver Wahl is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma, and an award-winning architect. He is a member of the Architectural Engineering Institute and the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute. He has conducted extensive worldwide disaster site reconnaissance for more than 17 years, including reconnaissance immediately following the attack on the World Trade Centers."
$70.00   Used & New from: $19.95
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Building for Boomers (McGraw-Hill Construction Series): Guide to Design and Construction
26.  Building for Boomers (McGraw-Hill Construction Series): Guide to Design and Construction by Judy Schriener
The list author says:
  "Judy Schriener is a journalist in the design and construction field who spent 16 years in McGraw-Hillís Construction Group as editor-in-chief of the groupís website. Mike Kephart is recognized as one of the leading architects in the field of 50+ housing and has won numerous awards for his designs."
Used & New from: $15.96
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Urban Construction Project Management (McGraw-Hill Construction Series)
27.  Urban Construction Project Management (McGraw-Hill Construction Series) by Richard Lambeck
$63.52   Used & New from: $44.99

Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition
28.  Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition by Thomas Russ
$92.16   Used & New from: $60.00
2.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Land Development Handbook
29.  Land Development Handbook by Dewberry
$119.88   Used & New from: $89.88
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Sustainable Residential Development: Planning and Design for Green Neighborhoods
30.  Sustainable Residential Development: Planning and Design for Green Neighborhoods by Avi Friedman
$51.02   Used & New from: $20.98
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Sustainable Facilities: Green Design, Construction, and Operations
31.  Sustainable Facilities: Green Design, Construction, and Operations by Keith Moskow
$69.95   Used & New from: $1.34
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Solar Power in Building Design (GreenSource): The Engineer's Complete Project Resource (GreenSource Books)
32.  Solar Power in Building Design (GreenSource): The Engineer's Complete Project Resource (GreenSource Books) by Peter Gevorkian
$89.98   Used & New from: $7.40
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification (GreenSource) (McGraw-Hill's Greensource)
33.  Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification (GreenSource) (McGraw-Hill's Greensource) by Greg Winkler
The list author says:
  "A valuable strategy and planning resource for saving money and energy -- essential for facility managers, architects, engineers, and anyone responsible for controlling industrial/commercial facility costs or designing new industrial facilities."
$54.99   Used & New from: $19.89
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Architects on Architects
34.  Architects on Architects by Susan Gray
Used & New from: $0.40
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Residential Ventilation Handbook: Ventilation to Improve Indoor Air Quality
35.  Residential Ventilation Handbook: Ventilation to Improve Indoor Air Quality by Paul H. Raymer
$52.65   Used & New from: $11.29
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Greening Brownfields: Remediation Through Sustainable Development
36.  Greening Brownfields: Remediation Through Sustainable Development by William Sarni
$61.71   Used & New from: $24.95

Community By Design: New Urbanism for Suburbs and Small Communities
37.  Community By Design: New Urbanism for Suburbs and Small Communities by Kenneth B. Hall
$47.10   Used & New from: $0.69
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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