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Architecture on the Internet

References on Architecture & Architects

ARTstor,Office for Metropolitan Architecture, Seattle Central Library, View: The southwest corner at Fourth Avenue and Madison Street, looking up into the Madison Street projection or cornice, 1999-2004ARTstor, Zaha Hadid, Contemporary Arts Center, Lois and Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art, Cincinnati, Ohio, exterior, main facade, corner detail, 2001-2003, photographed by Ralph LiebermanARTstor, Jean Nouvel Architects, Torre Agbar, Placa de las Glories, Barcelona, view from below with grassy field in the foreground, 2005ARTstor, Frank O.Gehry, The Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao Spain, 1998, photographed by Dennis Stock, Magnum PhotosARTstor, Herzog & de Meuron, de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, completed in 2005, detail of tower and observation deck on east side

  • Oxford Art Online
    Excellent survey articles on major art and architecture movements (International Style), institutions (Bauhaus, CIAM), the art and architecture of countries and regions, and the life and work of individual artists and architects (e.g., Zaha Hadid, Walter Gropius, Jean Nouvel), building materials and techniques. Entries for individuals include biographical, critical, and contextual information. Each article is supplemented by a bibliography of major primary and secondary sources. Many articles include links to good digital images.
  • OnArchitecture
    "Original videos, such as interviews, buildings and installations, all of this enriched with a selection of complementary material -documents and audiovisuals- about the main authors and figures of contemporary architecture."
  • Biography in Context MLIN  
    General biographical database includes listings for over 2,000 architects, living and dead.
  • Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture  
    2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.
  • Art Reference NA31 .H32 2006  
    Harris, Cyril M. Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. 4th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006.
  • Art Reference NA680 .E495 2004  
    Encyclopedia of 20th-century Architecture. 3 vols. New York: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004.
  • Art Reference NA680 .C625 1994  
    Contemporary Architects. 3rd ed. New York: St. James Press, 1994.
  • Art Reference NA40 .M25 1982  
    Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects. 4 vols. New York: Free Press; London: Collier Macmillan, 1982.

Professional Reference Sources

  • Art Reference & CD-ROM NA1996 .A726 2001
    The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice. New York: J. Wiley, 2001.
  • Science Reference TH435 .B84
    Building Construction Cost Data. Kingston, MA: R.S. Means Co., 2009.
  • Art Oversize Reference TH2031 .A84 2007
    American Institute of Architects. Architectural Graphic Standards. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2007.
  • Science SB472 .L36 2007
    Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2007.

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