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- This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation - Read about Frank Lloyd Wright's life and work on this site, run by the foundation dedicated to his ideals.
John Lautner Foundation - John Lautner was a Southern California architect who helped define the look of post-war Los Angeles.
Women Architects- A directory of female architects; click through to learn something of their lives and works.
Architecture News & Blogs:
Archinect- An online magazine that aims to connect "progressive-design" architects from around the world.
Architecture Week- Read about notable new buildings in the U.S. and look into forums to discuss issues in architecture such a green building.
Architectural Record- The online version of the magazine for architects, with numerous photos.
Designboom- Explore the wildest new public buildings from across the world on the blog.
DesignGuide- This free online newsletter serves designers and architects.
Dwell Magazine- This is a great publication for the design-aware homeowner.
Engineering News Record- Explore articles about building sustainability, construction methods, and where government stimulus money is going.
MoCo Loco- An online magazine about contemporary residential design; check out the Architecture section for photos.
National Real Estate Investor- NREI dishes on the state of skylines from Dubai to Nashville.
SpaceInvading- Take a look at these amazing projects going up around the world.
American Institute of Architects: AIA- AIA is the professional association of architects on the U.S.
OWA: Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals- OWA is the professional association of female architects.
History of Architecture:
Built in America: Historic American Buildings Survey- This site is hosted by the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.
Great Buildings Online- A searchable database of information about architecturally important structures from across the globe.
National Register of Historic Places- A database that documents historical buildings, sites, and objects across the nation.
National Trust Historic Sites- Explore images of sites worth preserving from around the U.S.
Spiro Kostof Lectures: Architecture 170B, Spring 1991- View the 26-part video of an entire semester with a renowned architectural historian.
Selected Regional Architecture in the U.S.:
Googie Architecture- The space-age look of 1950's diners, particularly in Los Angeles, came to be called Googie architecture.
Santa Fe Unlimited- Take a look at the Santa Fe Architectural style which combines the ancient Pueblo adobe style with Victorian elements.
Emporis- The world's largest repository of data about buildings. Emporis has info about skyscrapers, churchs, theaters, and cell phone towers.
Top of the World's Tallest Tower- A video from the top of the world's tallest building, the Burj Dubai.