Architecture Web Links
April 26, 2011 Leave a comment
Arbitatt: Pictures and slideshows of architecturally interesting buildings from around the world, features on current projects (submissions accepted) and biographies of famous architects.
Archibot: Architecture portal. Includes select list of online resources, forum and news headlines from around the net.
Archihub: A forum for architects and designers to share their knowledge and discuss architecture.
Archinform: International architectural database listing thousands of built and unbuilt projects. 20th-century architecture is the main theme.
Archiseek: Architecture forums, planning news, architectural competition announcements, and guides to the architecture of selected countries and cities.
Architecture for Humanity: A volunteer non-profit organization set up to promote architecture and design to seek solutions to global social and humanitarian crisis.
Architypes.net: A library of architectural design issues, solutions and ideas, built up by collaboration and mostly available to share under a Creative Commons license. Images and commentary.
Archpedia: Architectural encyclopedia includes a style guide, biographies of famous architects, featured firms, news, articles, glossary, and quizzes. Offers a newsletter by email.
Arqhys: The English-language version of a portal created by architecture students in the Dominican Republic. Covers architectural history, famous architects and buildings monuments, and methods and materials of construction.
Building Big: Bridges, skyscrapers, and other structures are described with direction for building.
Design Community: This architecture and design web portal provides forums for public communication on world architecture, sustainable design, 3D design and 3D computer graphics.
Design4Design: Online resource centre for professionals in the architecture and interior design industries. News, events, features and listings.
Floornature: Interviews with architects, news, flooring projects with man made tiles. Manufacturing process, environmental impact and international standards for ceramic tiles and man made stones.
Galinsky: A showcase for the world’s most exciting modern buildings. Photographs, descriptions and visitor information for more than 200 buildings across Europe, North and South America and the Asia-Pacific region, searchable by architect or region.
Godden Structural Engineering Slide Library: Collection of 900 engineering slides from around the world. Historic and modern structures: beams, arches, cable and suspension, domes and shells, columns, frames, grids, slabs and trusses.
Made of Light: A project conceived and designed by Speirs and Major Associates, which aims to provide a thought-provoking presentation of the art of light and architecture.
Nethca: Network for theory, history and criticism of architecture. Mission statement, archive and colloquia.
New 7 Wonders: This project and voting booth to select the new seven wonders of the world also gives condensed, illustrated descriptions of the original ancient wonders.
Probert Encyclopaedia: Architecture: An illustrated a-z of architectural styles and terminology.
Ribanet: The huge site of the Royal Institute of British Architects. News, exhibitions, online shopping, directory of architects, architectural drawings collection, large list of architecture links.
Talkin’ About Architecture: A Yahoo group to express opinions or ask questions about architecture and art. Registration required.
The Fat Channel: Brings you architecture, fine art, and urban speculations. Architecture for the Airbag Generation.
The Holistic Architecture Net: Promotes built environments that are harmonious with their environment. Introduces Feng Shui, Platonic forms, sacred geometry, sustainability and Vedic building. Links to related sites.
The Virtual Study Tour: The New Zealand School of Architecture presents computer models of a selection of buildings ancient, modern and proposed, including a sustainable eco-house.
Underground Buildings: Architecture and Environment: An exploration of the viability of underground buildings in contemporary America, with some discussion of international examples.
World View: The Architectural League of New York presents persectives on architecture and urbanism from around the globe. Includes illustrated reports on Beirut, Caracas, Dhaka, Oslo and Tijuana.