Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Important Books and Codes applicable in India for Architects and Civil Engineers

  • National Building Code 2005 - specifies minimum standard of design for buildings
  • Schedule of Rates 2007 by CPWD - Specifies the format of BOQ and Item Rate
      This book can be downloaded free of cost from the CPWD website from http://cpwd.gov.in/
      The book is listed under the 'Publications' tab on the navigation bar.
  • Analysis of Rates 2007 by CPWD - Specifies how the Item Rate has bee calculated
  • Delhi Master Plan 2021 - Species the use of land and per capita information
  • MCD Bye-Laws - Specifies construction restrictions for individual plots
  • Contracts - FIDIC and AIA (for international projects)