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BISAC Subject Headings List, Architecture
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Step 2: Determine the specific term which describes your book. An asterisk (*) denotes a heading that is new for the 2015 Edition.


Use subjects in this section for historical works and/or for works aimed at professional architects.  For similar works aimed at nonprofessionals, use subjects in the HOUSE & HOME section.  For works concerning the technical or trade aspects of construction, use subjects beginning with "TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction".

Use subjects beginning with "ARCHITECTURE / Interior Design" for works that discuss the architectural design of an interior space and use "DESIGN / Interior Decorating" for works that discuss the arrangement of objects within an interior space.

ARC000000 ARCHITECTURE / General

ARC022000 ARCHITECTURE / Adaptive Reuse & Renovation

ARC023000 ARCHITECTURE / Annuals

ARC024000 ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / General

ARC024010 ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Landmarks & Monuments

ARC011000 ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Public, Commercial & Industrial

ARC016000 ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Religious

ARC003000 ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Residential

ARCHITECTURE / CAD (Computer Aided Design) see Design, Drafting, Drawing & Presentation

ARC019000 ARCHITECTURE / Codes & Standards

ARC001000 ARCHITECTURE / Criticism

ARC002000 ARCHITECTURE / Decoration & Ornament

ARC004000 ARCHITECTURE / Design, Drafting, Drawing & Presentation

ARCHITECTURE / Feng Shui see BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Feng Shui

ARC014000 ARCHITECTURE / Historic Preservation / General

ARC014010 ARCHITECTURE / Historic Preservation / Restoration Techniques

ARC005000 ARCHITECTURE / History / General

ARC005010 ARCHITECTURE / History / Prehistoric & Primitive

ARC005020 ARCHITECTURE / History / Ancient & Classical

ARC005030 ARCHITECTURE / History / Medieval

ARC005040 ARCHITECTURE / History / Renaissance

ARC005050 ARCHITECTURE / History / Baroque & Rococo

ARC005060 ARCHITECTURE / History / Romanticism

ARC005070 ARCHITECTURE / History / Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)

ARC005080 ARCHITECTURE / History / Contemporary (1945-)

ARC006000 ARCHITECTURE / Individual Architects & Firms / General

ARC006010 ARCHITECTURE / Individual Architects & Firms / Essays

ARC006020 ARCHITECTURE / Individual Architects & Firms / Monographs

ARC007000 ARCHITECTURE / Interior Design / General

ARC007010 ARCHITECTURE / Interior Design / Lighting

ARC008000 ARCHITECTURE / Landscape

ARC009000 ARCHITECTURE / Methods & Materials

ARC015000 ARCHITECTURE / Professional Practice

ARC017000 ARCHITECTURE / Project Management

ARC012000 ARCHITECTURE / Reference

ARC020000 ARCHITECTURE / Regional

ARC021000 ARCHITECTURE / Security Design

ARC013000 ARCHITECTURE / Study & Teaching

ARC018000 ARCHITECTURE / Sustainability & Green Design

ARC010000 ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning

ARC025000 ARCHITECTURE / Vernacular *

If your title does not have subject content, i.e. a blank book, please use the Non-Classifiable term below. Otherwise, use the Subject/General term in the closest descriptive area. NON000000 NON-CLASSIFIABLE

Please note that the BISAC Subject Headings List is governed by the following copyright notice. © 2015, Book Industry Study Group, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of the attached documents may be distributed or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without the express permission of the Book Industry Study Group, Inc.




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