What systems can I specify with this library?

  • Cast-in-place concrete
  • Precast concrete
  • Masonry
  • Structural steel
  • Steel joists
  • Steel decking
  • Cold-formed metal framing
  • Rough carpentry
  • Heavy timber framing
  • Wood decking
  • Wood trusses
  • Glued-laminated construction
  • Piles
  • Drilled concrete piers
  • Site clearing and earth moving
  • Asphalt and concrete paving
  • Unit paving
  • Fences and gates
  • Segmental retaining walls
  • Water supply wells
  • Storm drainage
  • Pond and reservoir liners
  • Turf and grasses
  • Plants
  • Vegetated roofs
  • Transplanting
  • Irrigation
  • Retaining walls
  • Site furnishings
  • Playfield equipment and structures

Structural/Civil/Landscape Specification Library

Over 190 Premium, Professional, or Outline specification sections (basic or expanded) in the most current version of MasterFormat™.

A complete library for architectural, general building and site work projects.

This library includes relevant specification sections of the Architectural, Structural, and Site/Civil Specification Libraries.

Specifications are reviewed by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and Council of American Structural Engineers (CASE).

Tables of Contents
Sample Sections - 033053 Miscellaneous Cast-In-Place Concrete
Basic 37k Download Premium (Comprehensive text) 033053 82k Download
Expanded* 42k Download Professional (Full but streamlined text) 033053 74k Download
Supplemental** 42k Download Outline 033053 13k Download


* The Expanded library includes the Basic library plus Supplemental sections.
** The Supplemental library is licensed only as an add on to the Basic library.



Supporting Documents

MasterSpec is the ONLY specification system that has a set of Supporting Documents, comprehensive background research information, for each specification section. Supporting Documents consist of:

  • Summary
  • Evaluations
  • Drawing Coordination Checklist
  • Specification Coordination Checklist

What do I get with my MasterSpec License?

  • Thoroughly researched specifications
  • Extensive instructions and tips
  • Comprehensive background information
  • Site-based (not seat-based) license
  • Regular Updates
  • Masterworks software
  • SpecAgent and Product MasterSpec resources
  • Web resources
  • CSI-formatted documents
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MasterSpec Specification Formats

MasterSpec Premium - The most comprehensive solution for moderate- to large- scale, extensive, or complex projects. Use for varied bidding and contracting situations including publicly bid projects. Provide detailed quality assurance and installation procedures.

MasterSpec Professional - Full, but streamlined, specifications for the most common project types and contractual requirements. Professional sections may be used seamlessly with the Premium sections.

MasterSpec Outline - For use during the schematic and design development phases of the project to document design decisions and for cost estimating.

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