Architecture plays an important role in our lives. The way our homes, offices and schools are designed affects the way we live, work and learn. Use these resources to learn about the history of architecture and discover some of the many man-made wonders of the world.
Last updated 07/19/2010
- EBSCO Images
EBSCO Images provides over 100,000 images and maps from public domain sources.
- A history of architecture: settings and rituals
Containing almost a thousand illustrations, the second edition of this classic volume examines architecture as it reflects the social, economic, and technological systems of human history. This is a reference title and must be used in the library.
This book examines 5000 years of architecture throughout the world. Learn about the materials and technology that shape buildings, as well as how to identify the key elements of each architectural style.
- Architecture : a visual history
A visual history of architecture with more than 400 color photographs.
- Architecture in the United States
From Native American sites in New Mexico and Arizona to the ancient earthworks of the Mississippi Valley to the most fashionable contemporary buildings of Chicago and New York, American architecture is incredibly varied. In this interpretation, Upton examines American architecture in relation to five themes: community, nature, technology, money, and art.
- Art Source
A central site for art and architecture-related material on the Internet, it includes information on general resources and bibliographies, architecture resources, art/architecture programs and libraries, electronic exhibitions, image collections, museum listings, organizations, online journals and more.
- Google Images
A comprehensive and free image search on the web.
- Great Buildings Collection
This site documents one thousand buildings and hundreds of leading architects with photographic images and architectural drawings, integrated maps and timelines, 3D building models, commentaries, biographies, web links and more. Site is richly cross-linked with ArchitectureWeek, and Archiplanet.
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