Glossary of Building Terms

Definitions and explanations of building and contract terms for your new home building journey

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  • A-frame
  • A-weighted decibel, abbreviated dBA
  • ABS plastic pipe
  • Abutment
  • AC
  • Accelerated Curing
  • Accent Lighting
  • Acceptable product
  • Acceptable Workmanship
  • Acceptance testing
  • Access
  • Access Balcony
  • Access Cover
  • Access Door or Panel
  • Access Flooring
  • Access to the work
  • Accessibility
  • Accessible
  • Accidental Load
  • Accordion Door
  • Accordion Partition
  • Accouplement
  • Accrued Depreciation
  • Accuracy
  • acid etch
  • acid proof floor
  • acid resistance
  • acid resistant brick
  • acid soil
  • Acidity
  • Acoustic Block
  • Acoustic Insulation
  • Acoustic Lining
  • Acoustical Barrier
  • Acoustical Board
  • Acoustical Ceiling
  • Acoustical Door
  • Acoustical Enclosure (Acoustical Booth or Room)
  • Acoustical Glass
  • Acoustical Material
  • Acoustical Panel
  • Acoustical Partition
  • Acoustical Plaster
  • Acoustical Reduction Factor
  • Acoustical Room
  • Acoustical Sealant
  • Acoustical Tile
  • Acoustical Wallboard
  • Acoustical Window Wall
  • Acre
  • acrylic resin (acrylate resin)
  • Active Door
  • Activity Bills
  • Activity Space
  • Activity-matrix
  • Actual Cost
  • Actual Dimension
  • Actual size
  • acute angle
  • Adaptability
  • Addenda
  • addendum
  • additive
  • Adhesion
  • adhesive
  • Adjustable Door Frame
  • Adjustable Square (Double Square)
  • Adjustable Wrench
  • Admixture
  • Adobe Brick
  • Aerated Concrete
  • Aeration
  • aerial photography
  • Aerial Survey
  • Aerobic action
  • Aerosol
  • Affidavit
  • Agency
  • Aggregate
  • Aggregate (Abrasive)
  • Aggregate (Coarse)
  • Aggregate (Marble)
  • aggregate (open-graded)
  • Aggregate Panel
  • Aggregate Spreader
  • Aggregation
  • Aggregrate (Concrete)
  • AHD (Australian Height Datum)
  • air brick
  • air compressor
  • Air Conditioning
  • air curtain (air wall)
  • Air Grating
  • Air lock
  • Alarm Diagram
  • alcove
  • Alkalinity
  • All-in Labour rate
  • All-in Material rate
  • Allotment
  • Allowable Bearing Value (Allowable Soil Pressure)
  • Allowable Pile-Bearing Load
  • Allowable Stress
  • Allowances
  • Alloy
  • Alloy Steel
  • Alteration
  • Alternate
  • Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
  • Aluminum
  • Aluminum Brass
  • Aluminum Door
  • Aluminum Window
  • Ambient Lighting
  • Anaerobic action
  • anchor (anchorage)
  • anchor bolt (foundation or hold-down bolt)
  • anchor rod
  • Ancillary Areas
  • Ancillary Space
  • Angle
  • Angle Bar
  • Annealed Wire
  • Annex
  • Anticipatory Breach
  • Anticorrosive Paint
  • Antislip Paint
  • Apparent density
  • Appliance
  • Applique
  • Approved alternative
  • Approved Contractor
  • Approved substitution
  • Apron
  • Aqueduct
  • Arbitration
  • Arc Welding
  • Arcade
  • Arch
  • Arch Bar
  • Arch Bridge
  • Arch Centre
  • Arch Stone
  • Architect
  • Architect of Record
  • Architectural Area of Buildings
  • Architectural Drawing
  • Architectural Volume
  • Archway
  • Area
  • Area Efficiency
  • Area Percentage
  • Art Deco
  • artificial turf
  • As-Built Drawing
  • Asbestos
  • Asbestos Cement Board
  • Asbestos Cement Pipe
  • Asbestos Roof Shingle
  • Asbestos Roofing
  • Asbestos Sheeting
  • Ashlar
  • Aspect
  • Asphalt
  • Assembly
  • Assembly drawing
  • Assembly Plan
  • Associate Architect
  • Astragal
  • Atmospheric Pressure
  • Attached Pier
  • Attachment
  • Attendance
  • Attic
  • Attic Stair
  • Attribute
  • auger
  • Auger boring
  • Australian Standards
  • Authorities / Consent Authorities
  • automatic sprinkler system
  • awning
  • Awning Window
  • Backer Rod Foam
  • Backfill
  • Backfilling
  • backhoe
  • backing board
  • Bag
  • Bag Finish
  • bakelite
  • balcony
  • ball cock
  • Balsawood
  • Balustrades
  • Bank
  • Bar
  • Bar Bending
  • Bar Clamp
  • Bar Spacing
  • Barbed Wire (Barbwire)
  • Bargeboard
  • Baroque
  • Barracks
  • Basalt
  • Base
  • Base bid
  • Base bid price
  • Base bid with alternatives or substitutions
  • Base bid with requested alternatives
  • Base Coat
  • Base Course
  • Base drawing
  • Base Line
  • Basement
  • Basement Floor
  • Basic materials
  • Basin
  • basket weave
  • Batch
  • Batch Mixer
  • Batch Plant
  • Batement Light
  • Bathroom
  • batt insulation
  • Batten
  • Batter Boards
  • Battered Wall
  • Battleaxe
  • Bay
  • Bay Window
  • BCA (Building Code of Australia)
  • bead
  • Beam
  • Beam Anchor (joist or wall anchor)
  • Beam Form
  • Beam Hanger
  • Beam Haunch
  • Beam-and-Slab Floor
  • bearer
  • Bearing
  • Bearing Capacity
  • Bearing Plate
  • Bearing Pressure
  • Bearing Wall
  • Bed
  • Bed Joint
  • bedding coat (bed coat)
  • Bedding Course
  • Belcrete
  • Bench Mark
  • Benchmark workmanship
  • Bend
  • Beneficial occupancy
  • Bent
  • Bent Bar
  • Bevel Joint
  • Bid bond
  • Bid documentation
  • Bid documents
  • Bid form
  • Bid opening
  • Bid peddling
  • Bid price
  • Bid revision
  • Bid security
  • Bid shopping
  • Bidder
  • Bidding documents
  • Bidet
  • Bifolding Door
  • Bilateral contract
  • Bill of Materials
  • Bill of quantities
  • Billet
  • Bird Wire
  • Bird's Mouth
  • Bituminous Coating
  • Bituminous Macadam
  • Bituminous Paint
  • Black Steel Pipe
  • Blanket Insulation
  • Blast-Resistant Door
  • Blasting plan
  • blind
  • Blind Door
  • Blind Header
  • blind miter
  • Blind Stop
  • Blinding
  • Blister
  • Block
  • Block Beam
  • Block diagram
  • Block plan
  • Blockwork
  • blueboard
  • Blueprint
  • BMAS or Building Material Assessment Method
  • boardwalk
  • boatswain's chair
  • Boilerplate
  • Bolster
  • Bolt
  • Bond
  • Bond Beam
  • Bond Breaker
  • bond stress
  • bonding agent
  • Bonds
  • Bonus
  • Bonus clause
  • Boring (borehole)
  • Boundary Survey
  • Box Culvert
  • Box Gutter
  • Branch Drain
  • Branch Sewer
  • Branch Vent
  • Brazed Joint
  • Break Joints (Staggered Joints)
  • Breakdown Voltage
  • Breeze Brick
  • Brick
  • Brick Gauge
  • Brick Trowel
  • Brick Veneer
  • Brick-and-half Wall
  • Bricklayer
  • Bridge
  • Broach
  • Broached Spire
  • Broadloom
  • bronzing
  • broom finish concrete
  • bubbling
  • Bugle Head Screw
  • Build Up
  • Buildability
  • Building
  • Building Approval
  • Building Area
  • Building Codes
  • Building Cost
  • Building Drain
  • Building Element
  • Building Envelope
  • Building Fabric
  • Building Facility
  • Building Floor Area
  • Building Gravity Drainage System
  • Building Height
  • Building Inspector
  • Building Line
  • Building Line (Setback)
  • Building Main
  • Building Permit Document
  • Building Price Index
  • Building Rate
  • Building Restriction
  • Building Section
  • Building Sewer
  • Building Stormwater Drain
  • Building Sub-System
  • Building Team
  • Built Environment
  • Built In Wardrobe
  • Built-up Beam
  • Built-up Roofing (composition or gravel roofing)
  • Built-up Section
  • Bulk Excavation Plan
  • Bulkhead
  • Bullet-resisting Glass (bulletproof glass)
  • bullnose (bull's nose)
  • bullnose step (bull stretcher)
  • Burnish
  • Bushing
  • Butcher Block
  • Butt Hinge
  • Butt Joint
  • Butt Weld Joint
  • Butterfly Roof
  • Buttress
  • Cabin
  • Cabinet
  • Cabinet Finish
  • Cabinet Window
  • Cabinet Work
  • Cable
  • Cable Duct (cable conduit)
  • Cable Pulling Compound
  • Cable Sheath
  • Cable Tray
  • Cable-Run Drawing
  • Cable-Stayed Bridge
  • Cable-supported Construction
  • CAD
  • CAD Drawing
  • cadmium plating
  • calcite
  • calcium chloride
  • Cam Handle (locking handle)
  • Camber Beam
  • Camber Diagram
  • Camber Window
  • Campaniform
  • Canal
  • Canopy
  • Cantilever
  • Cantilever Form
  • Cantilever Retaining Wall
  • Cantilever Steps
  • Cantilever Truss
  • Cap Plate
  • capping
  • capping brick
  • Capstone
  • Carcinogen
  • Carpentry
  • carpet backing
  • carpet density
  • carpet strip
  • carpet underlay
  • carport
  • Casement
  • Casement Moulding
  • Cash allowance
  • cast iron
  • cast moulding
  • cast stone
  • cast-in-place concrete (concrete; in situ or in situ concrete)
  • cast-in-place pile (bored pile)
  • Caulk
  • Caulking
  • Caulking Gun
  • causeway
  • caustic
  • caustic dip
  • cavity door
  • cavity fill
  • cavity flashing
  • cavity wall (cavity brick or hollow masonry wall or double brick)
  • CCTV
  • cedar
  • Ceiling
  • Ceiling Cornice
  • Ceiling Diffuser
  • Ceiling Drawing
  • Ceiling Flange
  • Ceiling Outlet
  • Ceiling Plenum
  • Ceiling Switch
  • Cellar
  • Cement
  • Cement Grout
  • Cement Gun
  • Cement Mixer
  • Cement Mortar
  • Cement Paint (concrete paint)
  • Cement Paste
  • Cement Slurry
  • Cement-aggregate Ratio
  • Cementation
  • Centre pivot
  • Centric Load (concentric load)
  • Ceramic
  • Ceramic Coating
  • Ceramic Glaze
  • Ceramic Mosaic Tile
  • Certificate
  • Certificate of Occupancy
  • Certification
  • Certified Construction Specifier
  • Cesspool
  • Chain
  • Chain Link Fence
  • chair rail
  • chalk
  • chalk line
  • chalking
  • Chamfer
  • chamfer bit
  • chandelier
  • Change
  • Change request
  • Changes to the work
  • Channel Bar
  • Channel Beam
  • Channel Glazing
  • Channel section
  • Charge-out Rate
  • Check Valve (back-pressure or reflux valve)
  • Checkered Plate
  • Checklist
  • cherry picker
  • chilled-water refrigeration system
  • Chimney
  • Chimney Apron
  • Chimney Breast
  • chimney flashing
  • chimney flue
  • Chimney Head
  • Chimney Hood
  • Chimney Lining
  • Chimney Piece
  • Chimney Shaft
  • Chimney Stack
  • chipboard
  • chuck
  • chute
  • Circuit Breaker (Automatic Circuit Breaker)
  • Circuit Diagram
  • Circular Cutting and Waste
  • Circulation
  • Circulation Area
  • Circulation Space
  • Cistern
  • Civil Engineer
  • Civil Engineering Work
  • Civil Engineering Works
  • cladding
  • Claim
  • Clamping Plate
  • Clamping Screw
  • Class
  • Class 1 Finish
  • Class 2 Finish
  • Class 3 Finish
  • Class 4 Finish
  • Class 5 Finish
  • Class attribute
  • Class definition
  • Class hierarchy
  • Class method
  • Classification
  • Classification Class
  • Classification Item
  • Classification Notation
  • Classification Table
  • Classification term
  • Clear Span
  • Clearing
  • Clerk of the Works
  • Closing pressure
  • Cluster Housing
  • Clustered Column
  • Coaxial Cable
  • Cobblestone
  • Coefficient of friction
  • Coffering
  • Cold Room
  • Cold-drawn Wire Reinforcement
  • Cold-worked Steel Reinforcement
  • Collateral contract
  • Colonial Architecture
  • Colonial Casing
  • Colonial Panel Door
  • Colonnade
  • Colorbond
  • Coloured cement
  • Coloured Concrete
  • Column
  • Column Capital
  • Column Clamp
  • Column Footing
  • Column Formwork
  • Column Schedule
  • Commercial (Zoning)
  • Commissioning
  • Commissioning record manual
  • Common Circulation/Travel
  • Common Gateway Interface
  • Common Wall
  • Compensatable Delay
  • Competent authority
  • Completion
  • Completion certificate
  • Complying Development
  • Component
  • Component drawing
  • Component range drawing
  • Component rate
  • Component schedule
  • Composite
  • Composite Construction
  • Composite Door
  • Composite Panels
  • Composite Pile
  • Composite Truss
  • Composite Wall
  • Composition
  • Compressed gas
  • Compressive Force
  • Concept
  • Concept Field
  • Conciliation
  • Concrete Block
  • Concrete Bond
  • Concrete Bucket
  • Concrete Cover
  • Concrete Mix
  • Concrete Pile
  • Concrete Slab
  • Condensation
  • Conditions of the contract
  • Connection Diagram
  • Consensus standard
  • Conservation
  • Constraint
  • Construction
  • Construction aid
  • Construction analysis
  • Construction appraisal
  • Construction Certificate
  • Construction change directive
  • Construction Drawings
  • Construction entity
  • Construction entity lifecycle stage
  • Construction entity part
  • Construction industry
  • Construction information
  • Construction Joint
  • Construction management
  • Construction Manager
  • Construction Process
  • Construction Resource
  • Construction Result
  • Construction Specification
  • Construction survey
  • Construction Work
  • Construction Works
  • Constructor
  • Consultant
  • Consultant of record
  • Contact Glue
  • Containment nets
  • Contaminated waste
  • Contingency
  • Contingency allowance
  • Continuous beam
  • Continuous Load
  • Contract
  • Contract administration
  • Contract agreement
  • Contract bonds
  • Contract documents
  • Contract drawings
  • Contract Price
  • Contract security
  • Contract sum
  • Contract time
  • Contracting
  • Contractor
  • Corbel
  • Core
  • Corrective Maintenance
  • Corridor
  • Corrugated Aluminum
  • Corrugated Metal
  • Corrugated Roofing
  • Corrugated Siding
  • Cost Budgeting
  • Cost Control
  • Cost Plan
  • Cost Planning
  • Cost plus contract
  • Counter Batten
  • Coupled Window
  • Coupling
  • Courtyard
  • Cove
  • Covering
  • Cowl
  • Cradling
  • Crane
  • Crank
  • Crash cushion
  • Crimped Wire
  • Critical temperature
  • Cross Ventilation
  • Cross-section
  • Crushed Gravel
  • Crushed Stone
  • Cubicle Partitions
  • Curtain Wall
  • Cut
  • Cut and fill
  • Cylinder
  • Damp Proofing
  • Dampproofing
  • Date of payment
  • Datum Line
  • DCPs (Damp Proof Courses)
  • Dead Bolt
  • Dead Load
  • Deadlock
  • Decorative Block
  • Defective
  • Deferred Maintenance
  • Deformed Bar (Deformed Reinforcing Bar)
  • Delay
  • Delegation
  • Delivery Plan
  • Demand Load
  • Demarcation
  • Demolition
  • Demolition Drawing
  • Demolition Process
  • Den
  • Derivation
  • Design
  • Design Load
  • Design Process
  • Design Specification
  • Design Strength
  • Designation
  • Designed element
  • Detached Dwelling
  • Detached Garage
  • Detail
  • Detail Drawing
  • Detailed development plan
  • Detailed excavation plan
  • Deterioration
  • Developed Area
  • Development Application
  • Development plan
  • Diagram
  • Dielectric strength
  • Differential Leveling
  • Dimensional Drawing
  • Dining Room
  • Direct Current
  • Direct Leveling
  • Direct Stress
  • Discrete Element (Ifc)
  • Displacement Pile
  • Display Home
  • Dissolved gas
  • Distributed Load
  • Distribution Bar Reinforcement
  • distribution line
  • Distribution Transformer
  • Ditch
  • Divider Strips
  • Division Wall (Firewall)
  • Document
  • Documentation
  • Dogleg Stair
  • Dolly
  • Dome
  • Domestic Sewage
  • Door Architrave
  • Door Catch
  • Door Cavity
  • Door Clearance
  • Door Frame
  • Door Frame Anchor
  • Door Guide
  • Door Hand (door swing)
  • Door Head
  • Door Jamb
  • Door Latch
  • Door Opening
  • Door Pivot
  • Door Plate
  • Door Rail
  • Door Roller
  • Door Schedule
  • Door Stile
  • Door Stop
  • Door Strip
  • Doorway
  • Dormer
  • Dormer Window
  • Double Cylinder
  • Double Door
  • Double Glazing
  • Double Rafter
  • Double Return Stair
  • Double T-Beam
  • Double-acting Door (Swinging Door)
  • Double-acting Frame
  • Double-acting Hinge
  • Double-fronted Lot
  • Double-gable Roof
  • Double-hung Window
  • Double-pitched Roof
  • Dovetail (Dovetail Joint)
  • Dovetail Plane
  • Dowel
  • Dowel-bar Reinforcement
  • Downpipe (Drainpipe)
  • Downpipe Astragal
  • Draft drawing
  • Draftsperson
  • Drain
  • Drainage
  • Drainage Drawing
  • Drainage Fill
  • Drainage Piping
  • Drainage System
  • Drainer
  • Draw-in System
  • Drawer Kicker
  • Drawer Roller
  • Drawer Runner
  • Drawer Stop
  • Drawing
  • Drawings
  • Dressed Timber
  • Driftbolt
  • Drill
  • Drip Edge
  • Driven Pile
  • Driven Well
  • Driveway
  • Drop Ceiling
  • Drop Edge Beam (DEB)
  • Drum
  • Dry Concrete
  • Dry Construction
  • Dry Glazing
  • Dry Joint
  • Dry Masonry
  • Dry Mix
  • Dry Mortar
  • Dry Rubble Construction
  • Dry Stone Wall
  • Dual Duct
  • Dual Flush Toilet
  • Dual Occupancy
  • Duct
  • Dumpy Level
  • Duplex
  • Dutch Gable Roof
  • Dwarf Wall
  • Dwelling
  • Dwelling Unit
  • Dynamic Load
  • Early Strength
  • Earthwork drawing
  • Eaves
  • Eaves Board
  • Eaves Fascia (Fascia Board)
  • Eaves Flashing
  • Eaves Gutter (Eaves Trough)
  • Eaves Vent
  • Eccentric Fitting
  • Eccentric Load
  • Edge Beam
  • Edge Bore
  • Edge Form
  • Edge Strip
  • Effective Area
  • Egress
  • Elastic
  • Elastic Design
  • Elbow
  • Electric Arc Welding (Electric Welding)
  • Electric Cable
  • Electric Fixture
  • Electric Lock
  • Electric Meter
  • Electric Outlet
  • Electric Switch
  • Electrical construction drawing
  • Electrical Layout Plan
  • Electrician
  • Element
  • Elevated Floor
  • Elevated Slab
  • Elevated Water Tank
  • Elevation
  • Elevation drawing
  • Embedment
  • Encapsulation
  • Encased Beam
  • Enclosed Space
  • Enclosed Stair
  • End Bearing Pile
  • Endurance Limit
  • Energy Conservation
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Engaged Column
  • Engineer
  • Engineer of Record
  • Entry Function
  • Environmental Planning Acts
  • EPDM Roofing
  • Epoxy
  • Equipment
  • Estimate
  • Estimating
  • Estimator
  • Excavation
  • Excavator
  • Excusable Delay
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Exhaust Fume Hood
  • Exhaust Grille
  • Exhaust Ventilation
  • Expanded Aluminum Grating
  • Expansion
  • Expansion Joint
  • Expansion Joint Cover
  • Expansion Tank
  • Expediter
  • Explosive Rivet
  • Explosive-actuated Gun (Stud Gun)
  • Exposed Aggregate
  • Exposed Area
  • Exposed Joint
  • Exposed Masonry
  • Exposed Roof
  • Exposed Suspension System
  • Express warranty
  • Extension
  • Exterior Panel
  • Exterior Plywood
  • Exterior Stair
  • Exterior Wall
  • Exterior-glazed
  • External Wall Area
  • External Works
  • Extruded Section
  • Extrusion Coating
  • Eye
  • Eye Bar
  • Fabricator
  • Facade
  • Facade Drawing
  • Face
  • Face Block (Facing Block)
  • Face Edge
  • Face Grain
  • Faced Plywood
  • Faced Wall
  • Factory Finished
  • Fair Face Concrete
  • Fallout Shelter
  • False Ceiling
  • False Door
  • False Set
  • Falsework
  • Family Room
  • Fascia (Facia)
  • Fast Track Construction
  • Feeler Gauge
  • Fence
  • Fenestration
  • Fibreglass (Glass Fibre)
  • Fibrocement
  • Fibrous
  • Fibrous Plaster
  • Field Bending
  • Field Welding
  • Figured Glass
  • Fill
  • Filled Ground
  • Filler Block
  • Fillister
  • Final certificate
  • Final payment
  • Fine Aggregate
  • Fine-grained Soil
  • Finish Carpentry
  • Finish Flooring
  • Finished Ground Level
  • Finishing
  • Fire Alarm System
  • Fire Box
  • Fire Brick
  • Fire cell drawing
  • Fire Door
  • Fire Escape
  • Fire Hazard
  • Fire Load (Fire Loading)
  • Fire Management Panel
  • Fire Protection
  • Fire Resistance
  • Fire Screen
  • Fire Separation
  • Fire Shutter
  • Fire Window
  • Fire-alarm drawing
  • Fire-door Rating
  • Fire-hazard Classification
  • Fire-protection Rating
  • Fire-protection Sprinkler System
  • Fire-rated System
  • Fire-resistive
  • Fire-resistive Construction
  • Fire-retardant Finish
  • Fireback (Chimney Back)
  • Fireboard (Chimney Board)
  • Firebreak
  • Fired Strength
  • Fireproof
  • First Coat
  • First Floor
  • Fitch
  • Fitting
  • Fixed Assets
  • Fixed Beam
  • Fixed Costs
  • Fixed Fee
  • Fixed Light
  • Fixed price arrangement
  • Fixed to framing
  • Fixed Transom
  • Fixed-bar Grille
  • Fixed-price Contract
  • Fixing
  • Fixing Out
  • Fixture
  • Fixture (Ifc)
  • Flagging
  • Flagstone
  • Flaking
  • Flame Treating
  • Flameproof
  • Flammable gas
  • Flammable liquid
  • Flammable solid
  • Flange
  • Flange Union
  • Flap Valve
  • Flapper
  • Flaring Tool
  • Flash point
  • Flash Set (Quick Set)
  • Flash Welding
  • Flashing
  • Flat
  • Flat Paint
  • Flat Rolled
  • Flat Roof
  • Flat Seam
  • Flat Slab
  • Flat Spot
  • Flat-chord Truss
  • Flemish Bond
  • Flemish Diagonal Bond
  • Flemish Double-stretcher Bond
  • Flemish Garden Bond
  • Fleur-de-lis
  • Flexible Conduit
  • Flexible Connector
  • Flexible Metal Conduit
  • Flexible Metallic Hose
  • Flexible-metal Roofing
  • Flexural Rigidity
  • Flexural Strength
  • Flight Header
  • Flight Rise
  • Flight Run
  • Flitch
  • Float Coat
  • Float Finish
  • Float Rod
  • Float Valve (Float-controlled Valve)
  • Floating Floor
  • Floating Foundation
  • Floating Wood Floor
  • Flood Coat
  • Floodlight
  • Floor
  • Floor Area
  • Floor Batten
  • Floor Beam
  • Floor Box
  • Floor Clamp
  • Floor Clearance
  • Floor Drain
  • Floor Framing
  • Floor Guide
  • Floor Hatch
  • Floor Joist
  • Floor Load
  • Floor Opening
  • Floor Panel
  • Floor Plan
  • Floor Sealer
  • Floor Slab
  • Floor Span
  • Floor Tile
  • Floor Underlay
  • Floor Varnish
  • Floor-type Heater (Floor Furnace)
  • Floor/Area Ratio
  • Floorboard
  • Flooring
  • Flooring Nail
  • Flow
  • Flow Coat
  • Flow Control Valve
  • Flow Pressure
  • Flow Promoter
  • Flue
  • Flue Lining (Chimney Lining)
  • Flue Pipe
  • Fluorescent Lighting Fixture
  • Fluorescent U-lamp
  • Flush Bolt
  • Flush Door
  • Flush Glazing
  • Flush Joint
  • Flush Moulding
  • Flush Panel
  • Flush Paneled Door
  • Flush Pipe
  • Flush Plate
  • Flush Switch
  • Flush Tank
  • Flush Valve
  • Flush-cup Pull
  • Flushometer (Flushometer Valve)
  • Flying Buttress
  • Flying Shore
  • Foam Concrete
  • Foaming Agent
  • Foil
  • Folding Door
  • Folding Partition
  • Folding Rule
  • Footing
  • Footing Beam
  • Footing Step
  • Footprint
  • Form Board
  • Form Coating
  • Form Hanger
  • Form Lining
  • Form Ply
  • Form Pressure
  • Form Scabbing
  • Form Stop
  • Form Tie
  • Formed Plywood
  • Formwork
  • Formwork drawing
  • Foundation
  • Foundation Drainage Tile
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Foundation Vent
  • Foundation Wall
  • Four-way Switch
  • Foyer
  • Frame
  • Frame Building
  • Frame Construction
  • Frame Pulley
  • Frame Wall
  • Framed Door
  • Framed Panels
  • Framed Partition (Trussed Partition)
  • Framework
  • Framing
  • Framing Anchor
  • Framing Plan
  • French Door
  • French Window
  • Fresh-air Inlet
  • Fret
  • Fretwork
  • Friction Hinge
  • Friction Pile (floating pile foundation)
  • Frieze
  • Front Hearth (Outer Hearth)
  • Frontage
  • Frost Heave
  • Full Glass Door
  • Full warranty
  • Full-flush Door
  • Full-louvered Door
  • Fully enclosed covered area
  • Fully supported; surfacing
  • Functional decomposition
  • Furnish
  • Furnishing Plan
  • Furniture
  • Furred
  • Fuse
  • Fuse Box
  • G-clamp (G-cramp)
  • Gabion
  • Gable
  • Gable Dormer
  • Gable End
  • Gable Moulding
  • Gable Post
  • Gable Roof
  • Gable Shoulder
  • Gable Springer
  • Gable Vents
  • Gable Wall
  • Gable Window
  • Gallon
  • Galvanic Corrosion
  • Galvanized Iron
  • Galvanized Pipe
  • Gambrel Roof
  • Garage
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Gas Vent
  • Gate
  • Gate Pier (Gate Post)
  • Gate Valve
  • Gauged Arch
  • Gauged Brick
  • Gazebo
  • General Foreman
  • Generator
  • Geo-Technical Engineer
  • Geodesic Dome
  • Geometrical Stair
  • Georgian Architecture
  • Georgian Wired Glass
  • Glass Block
  • Glass Tile
  • Glass Wool
  • Glazed Door
  • Glazing
  • Glazing Bar
  • Globe Valve
  • Gooseneck
  • Grab Rail
  • Grade
  • Grade Line
  • Grade Stake
  • Graded Aggregate
  • Grader
  • Grading
  • Grain
  • Grain Size
  • Grain Slope
  • Graining
  • Grandmaster Key
  • Granolithic Concrete
  • Granolithic Finish
  • Graphite Paint
  • Grate
  • Gravel
  • Gravel Board
  • Gravel Roofing
  • Gravity Wall
  • Grease Trap
  • Green Concrete
  • Grid
  • Grid Ceiling
  • Grille
  • Grillwork
  • Groin
  • Groove
  • Gross Floor Area
  • Gross Project Cost
  • Grotto
  • Ground Beam
  • Ground Course
  • Ground Floor
  • Ground Level (finished)
  • Ground level (natural)
  • Ground Plan
  • Ground Planning Drawing
  • Ground Pressure
  • Ground Wire
  • Grounded
  • Grout
  • Grouted Masonry
  • Grouting
  • Grub
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Guarantee
  • Guaranteed Maximum Price
  • Guarantor
  • Guide Wire
  • Gusset
  • Gusset Plate
  • Gutter
  • Gutter Bracket
  • Gutter Spikes
  • Guy
  • Gypsum Block
  • Gypsum Board
  • Gypsum Cement
  • Gypsum Panel
  • Gypsum Plaster
  • Gypsum Wallboard
  • H-moulding
  • H-pile
  • Habitable Room
  • Hacksaw
  • Hairline Cracks
  • Hall
  • Hallway
  • Handover
  • Handrail
  • Handrail Scroll
  • Handrail Wreath
  • Hard Plaster
  • Hardboard
  • Hardwall
  • Hardwood
  • Hatch
  • Haunch
  • Haunched Beam
  • Haunched Floor
  • Hazard Category
  • Hazard Class
  • Hazardous substances
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Head Room
  • Header
  • Header Course
  • Headstone
  • Headwall
  • Heat Pump
  • Heat Transfer
  • Heating, Ventilation and Airconditioning (HVAC) Drawing
  • Helical Reinforcement
  • Heritage
  • Heritage Adviser
  • Heritage Architect
  • Heritage Consultant
  • Heritage Officer
  • Heritage Qualifications
  • Heritage Reports
  • Herringbone Bond
  • Herringbone Work
  • High-strength Reinforcement
  • Highway, Street, or Road
  • Hinge
  • Hinge (Brass)
  • Hinge (Cabinet)
  • Hinge (domestic)
  • Hinge (fixed)
  • Hinge (Loose pin)
  • Hinge Jamb
  • Hinge Stile
  • Hinge Strap (Hinge Plate)
  • Hip
  • Hip Bevel
  • Hip Jack
  • Hip Rafter
  • Hip Roof
  • Hip Tile
  • Hip-and-valley Roof
  • Hipped End
  • Hipped Gable (Jerkin Head)
  • Hod
  • Hole
  • Hollow Block
  • Hollow Brick
  • Hollow Core Door
  • Hollow Metal Door
  • Hollow Metal Frame
  • Honed Finish
  • Honeycomb
  • Honeycomb Wall
  • Hooked Bar
  • Hoop Iron
  • Hopper Window
  • Hose Cabinet
  • Hose Cock
  • Hose Coupling
  • Hot
  • Hot Mix
  • Hot Rolled
  • Hot-dip Galvanized
  • Hours of Work
  • House Connection
  • House Drain
  • House Sewer
  • Housed
  • Housed Joint
  • Housed Stair
  • Hung Ceiling
  • Hung Door
  • Hung Sash
  • Hung Window
  • Hydraulic Engineer
  • Hydraulic Pile Driving
  • I-beam
  • Impedance
  • Imposed Load
  • Impost
  • Impregnated Timber
  • Improvement
  • Inclination
  • Inclusions
  • Indemnification
  • Indemnify
  • Indemnity agreement
  • Indent
  • Index of Plasticity
  • Indoor / Outdoor Carpet
  • Inductance
  • Industrial waste
  • Industry standards
  • Inertia
  • Infiltration
  • Inheritance
  • Initial boiling point
  • Install
  • Installation Diagram
  • Installer
  • Insulate
  • Insulated Conductor
  • Insulated Metal Roofing
  • Insulating Glass
  • Insulating Plasterboard
  • Insulation
  • Insulator
  • Integral Waterproofing
  • Integrated Ceiling
  • Interface
  • Interface drawing
  • Interim certificate
  • Interior Decoration Drawing
  • Interior Door
  • Interior Finish
  • Interior Plywood
  • Interior Span
  • Interior Wall
  • Internal Inings
  • Invitation to bid
  • Invitation to tender
  • Isometric Drawing
  • Item list
  • Itemized price
  • Jack Rafter
  • Job Site
  • Joint
  • Joint Reinforcement
  • Joint Sealant
  • Joint Tape
  • Joint Tenancy
  • Jointing Compound
  • Jointing method
  • Joist
  • Joist Hanger
  • Judas
  • Junction Box
  • Keyed
  • Keyed Beam
  • Keyed Joint
  • Kibble
  • Kilovolt
  • Kilovolt-ampere
  • Kilowatt
  • Kilowatt-hour
  • Kiosk
  • Kit home
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen Cabinet
  • Kitchenette
  • Knee
  • Knee Brace
  • Knee Bracket
  • Knee Rafter
  • Knee Wall
  • Kneeboards
  • Knob
  • Knob Top
  • Knotty Pine
  • Labelled Door
  • Labour
  • Labour and materials payment bond
  • Laminated Glass
  • Laminated Plastics
  • Laminated Safety Glass
  • Landscape Drawing
  • Latent conditions
  • Lateral Load
  • Lateral Reinforcement
  • Lateral Support
  • Lateral Thrust
  • Latex Paint
  • Lath
  • Lathing
  • Lattice
  • Lattice Truss
  • Lattice Window
  • Laundry
  • Laundry Chute
  • Lavatory
  • Lay
  • Lay-in
  • Lay-up
  • Layout
  • Layout Drawing
  • Layout Plan
  • Lazy Susan
  • Leaching Well (Leaching Pit)
  • Lead Roof
  • Lead-lined Door
  • Lead-lined Frame
  • Leaded Glass
  • Leaded Light
  • Leader
  • Leading Edge
  • Lean Mortar
  • Lean-to
  • Lean-to Roof
  • Ledger Board
  • Ledger Strip
  • Left-hand Stairway
  • LEPs (Local Environmental Plans)
  • Level
  • Level Control
  • Leveling
  • Levelling Drawing
  • Lever Tumbler
  • LGAs (Local Government Authorities)
  • Library
  • Life Cycle Costing
  • Lift Slab
  • Light Framing
  • Light Well
  • Light-reflective Glass
  • Lighting
  • Lighting drawing
  • Lighting Fixture
  • Lighting Outlet
  • Lighting Panel
  • Lighting Unit
  • Lightning Arrester
  • Lightning Conductor (Lightning Rod)
  • Lime Mortar
  • Limits of Construction
  • Line
  • Line Drilling
  • Line Item
  • Line Level
  • Line Marking
  • Line of Sight (Sight Line)
  • Lineal Metre
  • Linear Measurement
  • Linen Cupboard
  • Link
  • Linked Switch
  • Linoleum
  • Lintel
  • Lintel Block (U-block)
  • Liquefaction
  • Liquid Roofing
  • Liquid Waste
  • Liquidated Damages
  • List of defects
  • Live
  • Live Load
  • Living Room (Lounge Room)
  • Living Unit
  • Load
  • Load Factor
  • Load-bearing Wall
  • Loader
  • Loading Hopper
  • Location drawing
  • Location Plan
  • Location Survey
  • Locking Pliers
  • Loft
  • Loft Ladder
  • Longitudinal Bar
  • Longitudinal Reinforcement
  • Longitudinal section
  • Loose Material
  • Lot
  • Louvre
  • Louvre Door
  • Louvre Window
  • Low Impact
  • Low Tender
  • Low-heat Cement (Type IV Cement)
  • Luminaire
  • Luminaire Shielding
  • Luminous Paint
  • Lump Sum Firm Price
  • Machine Finish
  • Machine Stress-rated Timber
  • Machined
  • Magnesite Flooring
  • Magnetic Bearing
  • Magnetic Switch
  • Mahogany
  • Mail Chute
  • Mail Slot
  • Main
  • Main Bar (Main Reinforcement)
  • Main Beam
  • Main Reinforcement
  • Main Sewer
  • Main Stack
  • Main Vent
  • Mains chart
  • Maintenance
  • Maintenance Period
  • Maintenance Plan
  • Make good
  • Male Connector
  • Male Nipple
  • Male Plug
  • Male Thread
  • Manhole
  • Manhole Cover
  • Manhole Frame
  • Manhole Step
  • Mansion
  • Mantel (Mantelpiece)
  • Manufacturer's certification
  • Manufacturer's warranty
  • Manufacturing drawing
  • Maple
  • Marine Paint
  • Marine Plywood
  • Mark Up
  • Marquee
  • Mason
  • Masonry
  • Masonry Block
  • Masonry drawing
  • Masonry Pointing
  • Masonry Reinforcing
  • Masonry Tie
  • Masonry Unit
  • Masonry Veneer
  • Mass Concrete
  • Mass Foundation
  • Master Builder
  • Master guide specification
  • Master Key
  • Master Plan
  • Master schedule
  • Master specifications
  • Master-keyed Lock
  • Mat
  • Match existing
  • Match original
  • Material
  • Matt
  • Maximum Rated Load
  • MDF (Medium Density Fibreboard)
  • Measurement
  • Measurement Standard
  • Measuring-in drawing
  • Mediation
  • Member
  • Membrane
  • Membrane Roofing
  • Membrane Waterproofing
  • Mesh
  • Metal Curtain Wall
  • Metal Deck
  • Metal Framing
  • Metal Gutter
  • Metal Pan
  • Metal Primer
  • Metal Valley
  • Metal Wall Ties
  • Metal Window
  • Metallic Paint
  • Meter Box
  • Meter Stop
  • Method of Construction
  • Method of measurement
  • Metre
  • Metric
  • Metric Modular Brick
  • Middle Rail
  • Middle Strip
  • Mild Steel
  • Mineral Fibre Insulation
  • Mineral Fibre Tile
  • Mitre Box
  • Mitre Clamp
  • Mitre Cut
  • Mitre Gauge
  • Mitre Joint
  • Mitre Saw
  • Mix
  • Mix Design
  • Mix Proportions
  • Mixed in Place
  • Mixed Occupancy
  • Mixer
  • Mixer Truck
  • Mixing Valve
  • Mobile Scaffold
  • Model
  • Modular Construction
  • Modular Ratio
  • Modulation
  • Module
  • Modulus of Compression
  • Modulus of Elasticity
  • Modulus of Resilience
  • Modulus of Rigidity
  • Modulus of Rupture
  • Modulus of Toughness
  • Modulus of Volume
  • Moist Room
  • Moisture Barrier
  • Moisture Content
  • Moisture Proofing
  • Moisture-resistant Board
  • Moment
  • Moment Connection
  • Moment of Inertia
  • Momentum
  • Monolithic Concrete
  • Monolithic Construction
  • Mortar
  • Mortar Bed
  • Mortar Mixer
  • Mortarboard
  • Mortise and Tenon Joint
  • Mortise Gauge
  • Mortise Machine
  • Moulding
  • Movable Partition
  • Mullion
  • Multifolding Door
  • Multiple Dwelling
  • Multistory
  • Multizone System
  • Narrow Light Door
  • Natural Finish
  • Natural ground level
  • Net Cross-sectional Area
  • Net floor area
  • Net habitable floor area
  • Net Load
  • Net Weight
  • Network diagram
  • Neutral Axis
  • Newel
  • Newel Cap
  • Newel Drop
  • Newel Post
  • Niche
  • Night Latch
  • Nipple
  • Noggin
  • Nogging
  • Noise Insulation
  • Nomenclature
  • Nominal
  • Nominal Diameter
  • Nominal Mix
  • Nominal Size
  • Non-cohesive Soil
  • Non-compensatable Delay
  • Non-excusable Delay
  • Non-load Bearing Wall
  • Nonconductor
  • Nonconforming
  • Nonslip Floor
  • Normal Weight Concrete
  • Nosing
  • Notching
  • Notice of award
  • Notice to proceed
  • Nozzle
  • Nylon Fibre
  • Oblique Section
  • Obscure Window
  • Occupancy
  • Occupancy Permit
  • Occupancy Rate
  • Occupant Load
  • Odorless Paint
  • Off-centre
  • Offset
  • Offset Stakes
  • Ogee
  • Ogee Moulding
  • Ohmmeter
  • One-hour Rating
  • One-pipe System
  • One-way Joist Construction
  • One-way Slab
  • Open Circuit
  • Open Cut
  • Open Excavation
  • Open Plan
  • Open Riser
  • Open Shelving
  • Open Space
  • Open Stair (Open-string Stair)
  • Open Stairway
  • Open System
  • Open Web Joist
  • Open-riser Stair
  • Open-web Steel Joist
  • Opening Size
  • Operable Partition
  • Operable Wall
  • Operable Window
  • Orient
  • Orientation
  • Original drawing
  • Other contractor
  • Outlet
  • Outline drawing
  • Outlooker
  • Output
  • Outside Finish (Exterior Finish)
  • Overdesign
  • Overflow (Overflow Pipe)
  • Overhand Work
  • Overhang
  • Overhead Balance
  • Overhead Concealed Closer
  • Overhead Door (Overhead-type Garage Door)
  • Overhead expense
  • Overhung Door
  • Overlaid Plywood
  • Overlap
  • Overlay
  • Overload
  • Overload Capacity
  • Overload Relay
  • Overview diagram
  • Ovolo
  • Oxidizer
  • P-trap
  • Packaged Air-conditioner
  • Paddle Wheel Scraper
  • Paint Base
  • Paint Grade
  • Paint Remover
  • Paint Roller
  • Paint System
  • Paint Thinner
  • Pallet
  • Pan Construction
  • Pan Formwork
  • Pane
  • Panel
  • Panel Construction
  • Panel Door
  • Panel Heating
  • Panel Pin
  • Panel Wall
  • Paneled Door (Colonial Door)
  • Paneling
  • Parallel
  • Parallel Chord Truss
  • Parallel Siding (Square-edged Siding)
  • Parameter
  • Parapet
  • Parapet Gutter
  • Parapet Wall
  • Parcel of Land
  • Parking Garage
  • Parking Lot
  • Parliament Hinge
  • Parquetry Flooring
  • Parting Bead
  • Parting Slip
  • Parting Stop
  • Partition
  • Partition Plate
  • Partition Stud
  • Party Wall
  • Passage (Passageway)
  • Passive Design
  • Passive Solar Design
  • Passive Solar Energy System
  • Patch
  • Patio
  • Patten
  • Pattern
  • Pavement Base
  • Pavement Concrete
  • Pavement Sealer
  • Pavement Structure
  • Paver
  • Paving
  • Paving Asphalt
  • Paving Brick
  • Peak Load
  • Pebble Dash
  • Pedestal
  • Pedestal Floor
  • Pedestal Lavatory
  • Pedestal Pile
  • Pedestal Urinal
  • Pediment
  • Peg
  • Pegboard
  • Pelmet
  • Pelmet Lighting
  • Penalty
  • Penalty clause
  • Penetrating Finish
  • Penthouse
  • Perceived Project Description
  • Percentage Fee
  • Percolation
  • Percolation Test
  • Percussion Drill
  • Perforated Hardboard
  • Performance Bond
  • Performance Specification
  • Pergola
  • Period of delay
  • Permanent Form
  • Permanent Shore
  • Permeability
  • Permit
  • Perpend
  • Personal Property
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Perspective
  • Perspective drawing
  • Pervious Soil
  • Petroleum Asphalt
  • Phantom Line
  • Photogrammetry
  • Piano Hinge
  • Picked Finish
  • Picket Fence
  • Pictogram
  • Picture Window
  • Pier
  • Pigeonhole
  • Pilaster
  • Pile
  • Pile Cap
  • Pile Core
  • Pile Driver
  • Pile Extractor
  • Pile Foundation
  • Pile Hammer
  • Pile Head
  • Pile Load Test
  • Pile Shoe
  • Pile-bearing Capacity
  • Piling
  • Pillar
  • Pilot Hole
  • Pilot Nail
  • Pin Hinge
  • Pincers
  • Pipe
  • Pipe Bend (Pipe Elbow)
  • Pipe Bracket
  • Pipe Chase
  • Pipe Column
  • Pipe Coupling
  • Pipe Cross
  • Pipe Cutter
  • Pipe Die
  • Pipe Elbow
  • Pipe Expansion Joint
  • Pipe Fitting
  • Pipe Gasket
  • Pipe Hanger
  • Pipe Insulation
  • Pipe Pile
  • Pipe Plug
  • Pipe Reamer
  • Pipe Reducer
  • Pipe Ring
  • Pipe Saddle
  • Pipe Sleeve
  • Pipe Strap
  • Pipe Tee
  • Pipe Thread
  • Pipe Wrench
  • Pipelayer
  • Piping
  • Pit
  • Pitched Roof
  • Pivot
  • Pivot Hinge
  • Pivoted Door
  • Pivoted Window
  • Place of the work
  • Plain Ashlar
  • Plain Bar
  • Plain Concrete
  • Plan
  • Plan Detail
  • Plan View
  • Plane
  • Planer
  • Planer Heads
  • Plank-and-beam Construction
  • Plans
  • Planted Moulding
  • Planted Stop
  • Plaster
  • Plaster Bead
  • Plaster Ceiling Panel
  • Plaster Cornice
  • Plaster Cove
  • Plaster Ground
  • Plaster Lath
  • Plasterboard Construction
  • Plasterers Putty
  • Plastic
  • Plastic Wood
  • Plasticizer
  • Plate
  • Plate Compactor
  • Plate Glass
  • Plate Vibrator (Plate Compactor)
  • Platform
  • Platform Framing
  • Plenum
  • Plinth
  • Plot
  • Plot Ratio
  • Plug
  • Plug Cutter
  • Plumb
  • Plumb Bob
  • Plumb Cut
  • Plumb Level
  • Plumb Line
  • Plumb Rule
  • Plumbing
  • Plumbing Fixture
  • Plumbing System
  • Ply
  • Plywood
  • Pneumatic Hammer
  • Pneumatically Applied Mortar
  • Point Load
  • Point of Support
  • Pole Plate
  • Polished Finish
  • Polycarbonate
  • Polychloroprene (Neoprene)
  • Polychromatic Finish
  • Polyester Resin
  • Polyisobutylene (PIB)
  • Polysulfide Coating
  • Polyvinyl Acetate (PVA)
  • Ponding
  • Porch
  • Portal Frame
  • Portico
  • Portland Cement
  • Post
  • Post and Beam Construction
  • Post and Beam Framing
  • Post and Lintel Construction
  • Post-tensioned Concrete
  • Post-tensioning
  • Pouring of Concrete
  • Power
  • Power Consumption
  • Power Drill
  • Power Float
  • Power Panelboard
  • Power Sander
  • Power Shovel
  • Power Transformer
  • Power Trowel
  • Pre-condition
  • Preboring
  • Precast
  • Precast Concrete
  • Precut
  • Predesign Services
  • Predrilled
  • Prefabricate
  • Prefabricated Construction
  • Prefabricated Wall
  • Preferred term
  • Prefinished
  • Preframed
  • Preliminaries
  • Preliminary drawing
  • Preliminary project description
  • Premises
  • Premium Grade
  • Preparation
  • Prequalification Of Tenderers
  • Preselection
  • Press Brake
  • Pressed Brick
  • Prestress
  • Prestressing
  • Prestressing Cable
  • Prestressing Steel
  • Pretensioned Concrete
  • Pretensioning
  • Primary Branch
  • Primary Member
  • Prime Coat
  • Prime cost item
  • Primer
  • Primer / Sealer
  • Priming
  • Principal
  • Principal Reinforcement
  • Procure
  • Project
  • Project Architect
  • Project Cost
  • Project Designer
  • Project Engineer
  • Project Home
  • Project Manager
  • Project Plan
  • Projecting Brick
  • Projection
  • Property Line
  • Proportioning
  • Proposed change
  • Provisional Quantity
  • Provisional Sum
  • Public Sewer
  • Public Water Main
  • Public Way
  • Pull Switch
  • Pumped Concrete
  • Purlin
  • Purlin Cleat
  • Purlin Roof
  • Purpose-made
  • Putlog
  • Putlog Hole
  • PVC
  • Pyramid Roof
  • Quad Gutter
  • Quality assurance
  • Quality control
  • Quantity Survey
  • Quarry Tile
  • R.A.I.A.
  • Radial Brick
  • Rafter
  • Rafter Tail
  • Rainwater Head
  • Raked Joint
  • Ramming
  • Rapid-hardening Cement
  • Rated Load
  • Reaction
  • Ready-mixed Concrete
  • Real Estate
  • Real Property (Real Estate)
  • Realignment
  • Rebar
  • Recessed Fixture
  • Reconstruction
  • Recycled Concrete
  • Recycled Timber
  • Reduced Flush Toilet
  • Reducer
  • Reducing Joint
  • Reducing Pipe Fitting
  • Reflected Plan
  • Reflective Tube Skylight
  • Reflux Valve
  • Refractory Brick
  • Refrigerated liquefied gas
  • Reinforced Brickwork
  • Reinforced Concrete
  • Reinforced Masonry
  • Reinforced T-beam
  • Reinforcement
  • Reinforcement Drawing
  • Reinforcing Plate
  • Relative Humidity
  • Release Agent
  • Relief Valve
  • Relief Vent
  • Remodeling
  • Removable Mullion
  • Removable Stop
  • Render
  • Rendered Brickwork
  • Rendering
  • Renovation
  • Replacement
  • Repudiation
  • Resealing Trap
  • Residential (Zoning)
  • Residual Deflection
  • Residual Stress
  • Resilient Flooring
  • Restoration
  • Resurfacing
  • Retaining Wall
  • Retempering
  • Retention
  • Retrofit
  • Return Bend
  • Return Grille
  • Return Mains
  • Return Pipe
  • Return System
  • Return Wall
  • Revent Pipe
  • Reverse-swing Door (Reversed Door)
  • Reversed Door
  • Revet
  • Revetment
  • Revolving Door
  • Revolving Shelf
  • Ridge
  • Ridge Roll
  • Ridge Vent
  • Ridgeboard
  • Ridgecap (Ridge Cap)
  • Right-of-way
  • Rigid Frame
  • Rim Latch
  • Rim Lock
  • Ring-shank Nail
  • Ripsaw
  • Rise and Fall
  • Riser
  • Riser Board
  • Riser Pipe
  • Rivet
  • Riveting
  • Rockwell hardness
  • Rod Bender
  • Rod Cutter
  • Rod Dowel
  • Rodding
  • Roll Insulation
  • Roll-up Door (Rolling Shutters)
  • Rolled Beam (Rolled Steel Beam)
  • Rolling Grille Door
  • Roof
  • Roof Area
  • Roof Covering
  • Roof Deck
  • Roof Decking
  • Roof Drain
  • Roof Flange
  • Roof Framing
  • Roof Hatch
  • Roof Insulation
  • Roof Live Load
  • Roof Overhang
  • Roof Pitch
  • Roof Plan
  • Roof Plan Elevation
  • Roof Slope
  • Roof Space
  • Roof Span
  • Roof Structure
  • Roof Truss
  • Roof Valley
  • Roof Vent
  • Roofing
  • Roofing Square
  • Roofing Tile
  • Room
  • Room Relation Drawing
  • Rose Window (Wheel Window)
  • Rough Estimate
  • Rough Floor
  • Rough Flooring
  • Rough Grading
  • Rough Opening
  • Rough Timber
  • Rough-in Dimensions
  • Roughing-in
  • Roughing-out
  • Round
  • Round Moulding (Round)
  • Rout
  • Router
  • Router Gauge
  • Row House
  • RSJ
  • Rubbed Finish
  • Rubber Tile
  • Rubber-emulsion Paint
  • Rubbish Chute
  • Rubble
  • Ruff Sawn
  • Rule of Thumb
  • Rumpus Room
  • Run
  • Rung
  • Runner
  • Running
  • Running Bond
  • Rust
  • Rust-inhibiting Paint
  • Rustic Brick
  • Rustic Finish (Washed Finish)
  • Rusticated
  • Rustication
  • Rustication Strip
  • Rutile
  • S-trap
  • Saddle
  • Saddle Bend
  • Saddle Fitting
  • Saddle Flange
  • Saddle Joint
  • Saddle Piece
  • Safe Load
  • Safety Factor
  • Safety Nosing
  • Safety Switch
  • Safety Tread
  • Safety Valve
  • Samples
  • Sand
  • Sand Filter
  • Sand Filter Trenches
  • Sand Finish
  • Sandblast
  • Sander
  • Sanding Block
  • Scaffolding
  • Schedule
  • Schedule of values
  • Scheduling
  • Scope
  • Seal
  • Secondary Reinforcement
  • Section
  • Sector
  • Selective Tendering
  • Self-heating substance
  • Self-reactive substance
  • Setting-out Drawing
  • Severe deterioration
  • Shading
  • Shear Force
  • Shellac
  • Site
  • Site assembly
  • Site coverage
  • Site layout plan
  • Site measurement drawing
  • Site plan
  • Site Supervisor
  • Sketch
  • Skirting
  • Slab Wall Construction
  • Soffit
  • Space
  • Specific conditions of contract
  • Specification
  • Specified product
  • Specifier
  • Sprayed Finishes
  • Squares
  • SS
  • Stakeholder
  • Standard
  • Standard Plans
  • Standards
  • Storey Height
  • Structural Engineering Drawing
  • Structural Frame
  • Structure
  • Subclass
  • Subcontractor
  • Successful bidder
  • Survey Drawing
  • Tanking
  • Tear resistance
  • Tempered glass
  • Tender
  • Tender Construction Program
  • Tender Documents
  • Tender Finalisation
  • Tender Sum
  • Tender Timetable
  • Tenderer
  • Tendering Process
  • Tensile Force
  • Termination
  • Termination for cause
  • Termination for convenience
  • Thermal expansion
  • Thermal Mass
  • Threshold Plate
  • Tiles for Surface Finish
  • Torque
  • Transverse Reinforcement
  • Trombe wall
  • Upper Floors
  • Usable Floor Area
  • Valuation
  • Vents
  • Viscosity
  • Visibility
  • Wall to Floor Ratio
  • Walls
  • Water closet
  • Water Supply and Sewerage Drawing
  • Waterproofing
  • WC
  • Welded Reinforcement
  • Windows
  • Woodwool Board
  • Work Package
  • Workmanship