Structural/Civil/Landscape Library

Structural/Civil/Landscape Library


Developed especially for firms whose projects encompass structural and civil engineering as well as landscape architecture, this library includes everything you need to specify:

  • Structural design, including:
    • Load-bearing and load-resisting assemblies, elements, and materials used in building construction
  • Site work, including:
    • Grading and drainage
    • Storm water management
    • Underground infrastructure
    • Roadway and paving projects
  • Hard and soft landscaping elements developed in conjunction with the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)

Quickly access over 205, well-researched, current, and coordinated specification sections written by professional engineers, architects, and landscape design professionals. With the Structural/Civil/Landscape Specifications Library, you enjoy a single source for procurement and contracting requirements, general requirements, and technical specifications that you can edit to be proprietary, descriptive, or prescriptive. Several sections also support your performance specifying needs.

Save valuable time with MasterSpec®. From a single, user-friendly screen, you can access the most thoroughly written specifications, extensive background research, and automated editing software.



On any of your structural, site-civil, and landscape projects, you can rely on:
  • Answers for Varied Project Sizes, Types, and Complexities — From high-rise building foundations and excavation projects to streetscapes and fencing, MasterSpec has formats and software solutions for every project you tackle, no matter what your role or the project complexity.
  • Easy Integration — This comprehensive master specification system complements your project drawing information and coordinates with specifications used by many architects and with standard AIA and EJCDC Contract Documents.
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  • Sustainable Design Information — Easily access and select LEEDv4, LEED 2009, Green Globes, the International Green Construction Code (IgCC), and ASHRAE 189.1 information
  • A Formal Peer - and Technical - Review Process — MasterSpec is the only commercial specification system reviewed by a committee of practicing engineers, architects, landscape architects, and specification experts
  • Industry Validation — A product of the AIA, MasterSpec is endorsed or recommended by ACEC, ASLA, CASE, NSPE, SDA, and other professional organizations
With the Mechanical Specifications Library, you can specify:
  • Structural Systems
    • Building foundation elements including driven piles, auger-cast piles, drilled piers
    • Cast-in-place concrete
    • Precast structural concrete, tilt-up concrete
    • Unbonded, post-tensioned concrete
    • Concrete unit masonry, brick
    • Stone cladding, anchored and adhered stone masonry veneer
    • Structural steel framing, architecturally exposed steel, steel deck, open web joists, cold-formed steel trusses and framing
    • Fireproofing treatments
    • Wood and engineered wood framing, sheathing, wood decking, wood trusses, glue-laminated wood
    • Painting and high-performance coatings
    • Inspection requirements
  • Site Civil Elements
    • Site demolition, tree and plant protection, and site preparation
    • Earthmoving, excavation, and dewatering
    • Cast-in-place and precast concrete
    • Dampproofing and waterproofing
    • Metal fabrications and railings
    • Water distribution, sewers, and piping
    • Natural-gas and liquefied-petroleum gas piping
    • Ground-loop, heat-pump piping
    • Underground ducts and raceways for electrical systems
    • Asphalt and imprinted asphalt paving
    • Concrete and decorative concrete paving
    • Unit paving and porous-unit paving
  • Site Civil Elements (con't)
    • Chain link fences and gates
    • Traffic-calming and parking bumpers
    • Segmental retaining walls
    • Soil preparation
    • Plants, transplanting, turf, and planting irrigation
    • Subdrainage and drainage, water wells, and pond liners
  • Landscape Architecture Elements
    • Site demolition, tree and plant protection, and site preparation
    • Tree and shrub transplanting
    • Cast-in-place and precast concrete, shotcrete
    • Unit masonry, brick, and stone
    • Segmental retaining walls
    • Metal fabrications and railings
    • Site carpentry
    • Painting and staining
    • Decorative and concrete paving
    • Asphalt and imprinted asphalt paving
    • Unit paving and porous unit paving
    • Playground equipment and protective ground surfacing
    • Site furnishings, flagpoles, awnings
    • Fencing and gates
    • Exterior lighting
    • Irrigation
    • Subdrainage and drainage, water wells, and pond liners
    • Soil amending and mixes, planting bed preparation
    • Tree and shrub plantings, turf and grasses
    • Vegetated roof soil media and plantings

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Explore MasterSpec Structural/Civil/Landscape Library sample sections and Supporting Documents:
Sample Section – 033053 Miscellaneous Cast-in-Place Concrete

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View Supporting Documents for Section 033053, Miscellaneous Cast-in-Place Concrete


MasterSpec Supporting Documents include:

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