Architectural Construction Terms


Working with individuals from around the world, I sometimes get asked to define or clarify certain terms that are on blueprints or architects instructions from people outside the US working on a rendering for an architect or developer here in the States!

I thought it might be beneficial to start a thread with links to resources to help others look up what certain terms mean. I will just toss out a few for now and add to it.

Dave's Construction Dictionary

Hometime Glossary - Framing - Where building projects come together

alphaDictionary * Free Construction Dictionary - Free Construction Glossary

Construction Glossary: Definitions, Terms and Slang: A

Complete List of Construction Terms and Definitions


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