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Library subject guides
Interior Design and Interior Decoration
This research guide will provide you with starting points for finding information on Interior Design and Interior Decoration.
Architects, engineers and industrial and interior designers can discover new and innovative materials from a broad spectrum of industries typically unnoticed or difficult to reach by the design community.
The Higg Materials Sustainability Index (MSI) provides access to a large amount of relevant information about the impacts of material production used in the apparel, footwear, and home textile industries. You can leverage the information in different ways to get a clear understanding of what is causing different types of material impacts, and different production processes that can be used to reduce those impacts on the environment.
Search the ebook collections like POLYMERSnetBASE to find information on rubbers, plastics, adhesives and polymeric composites, including commercial, marketing, technical and academic aspects. Other relevant ebook collections MATERIALSnetBASE.
A knowledge base of eco-products, materials, technologies and resources. The leading global source of sustainable, life-cycle assessed green product information including Global GreenTagCertTM certified and rated products.
"All samples ... are searchable online by five categories of criteria: composition, form, process, properties, and application. Each entry includes sample images and dimensions, location and availability in our physical library, manufacturer information, and a list of material attributes."
Construction cost guides
Australia's largest library of construction cost information, providing vital data to all those involved in medium and larger projects.