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Academic Departments, Regional Museums, and Local Architectural Sites
Selected General Resources
"an Internet clearing house for information about websites, publications, essays and news related to land use planning, growth management, comprehensive planning, smart growth, new urbanism and much more"
An international online community for architects, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, conservationsists, and scholars, with a focus on Muslim cultures and civilizations.
Art and architecture news from around the world
ArtSource: Architecture Resources
A good list of web pages on the topic of Architecture.
Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture: Image and Text Collections
From the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections, these are digitized versions of selected architectural publications from the late 1600s through the early 1990s.
A History of the World
A BBC-British Museum partnership project that tells history through human-made objects. Objects can be selected by time period, location, theme, culture, size, color, and material.
Society of Architectural Historians: Digital Resources
Offers links to "reference information, collections, image compendia, specific architects, and texts" with a further link to resources on specific places and subjects.
"This site offers you information on works of structural engineering, architecture or construction through time, history and from around the world."
Voice of the Shuttle: Architecture
A mega-site with links to architecture resources from around the Web, including online journals, academic departments, sites & projects, and sites specific to particular architects.
Selected Resources on International Architecture
Selected Resources on American Architecture
Brief introductions to various architectural styles illustrated with examples from New England
American Institute of Architects
the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857"
Architecture and Landscape (Library of Congress American Memory Project)
Among the nine collections are "Architecture and Interior Design for 20th Century America" and "American Landscape and Architectural Design 1850-1920."
Architecture and Urbanism of the Southwest
Includes such topics as the Pre-Hispanic Period, Adobe, Courtyard, and Town Making.
The Architecture of Thomas Jefferson (Bluffton University)
Information and images on Monticello and the University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA).
Center for Palladian Studies in America
Focus is to "research and promote understanding of the Renaissance architect, Andrea Palladio, and his influence in the United States."
One of the most famous buildings designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
This organization preserves Wright's legacy and works to encourage "innovative thinking about the relationships between architecture and design and the natural environment."
Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey (HABS/HAER/HALS)
"The collections document achievements in architecture, engineering, and landscape design in the United States and its territories through a comprehensive range of building types, engineering technologies, and landscapes"
National Building Museum
Focuses on "the built environment and its impact on people’s lives" as well as on objects connected with architectural history
National Register of Historic Places
Almost 86,000 properties are listed on the register.
Some examples of timelines: