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Why Buildings Fail

Why Buildings Fail Part IV: Errors During the Design Phase—Material Selection and Detailing

Brush up on what you can do to avoid common errors during the process of selecting materials and detailing with the fourth installment in this mini-monograph series. $25 (free for NCARB Certificate holders).

Architectural Acoustics

Architectural Acoustics Illustrated Part V: Noise Control—Background Noise & Door and Window Sound Isolation

Explore the materials and methods you can use to improve noise control in your building with the fifth installment of this mini-monograph series. $25 (free for NCARB Certificate holders).

Why Buildings Fail

Why Buildings Fail Part III: Errors During the Design Phase—Structural Engineering

Review some examples of common structural engineering errors made during the design phase and learn how to avoid them with the third installment of this mini-monograph series. $25 (free for NCARB Certificate holders).

Architectural Acoustics Illustrated Part IV: Noise Control—Sound Isolation Principles and Airborne Measures

Learn how to establish acoustic privacy with the fourth installment in this mini-monograph series, which focuses on the basics of sound isolation. $25 (free for NCARB Certificate holders).

Certification Lookup

Certification Lookup

Find an NCARB certified architect near you.