Architectural Design

Terminology

Art & Architecture Thesaurus Online
From The Getty

Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Entries on architects, terms, periods, and styles, covering all periods of Western architectural history.

The Work of Charles and Ray Eames

The Library of Congress, in partnership with the Vitra Design Museum, has assembled an online exhibit about the lives and work of Charles and Ray Eames.

Model for Eames' La Chaise

Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress.

Journals

Art, Architecture & Applied Arts
Electronic and print journals owned by Portland Community College. This list includes: architecture, fine arts, landscape architecture, drawing, photography and sculpture. Many journals listed are peer reviewed. 

ArchitectureWeek
An online magazine of design and building, it provides timely information and images with an independent perspective, for architects, builders, designers, planners, and other AEC industry professionals.  It covers new buildings as they open worldwide, and a broad spectrum of design, technical, and cultural issues. ArchitectureWeek showcases articles from well known journalists and experts as well as new voices in every aspect of architectural design, practice, building technology, and digital media.

Architecture Online Information Sources

BuildingGreen.com Sustainable building practices are the feature here, including energy, recycled materials, and land use planning. It includes GreenSpec and Environmental Building News (EBN) There are also over 100 "building case studies." 

GreenFILE  GreenFILE offers information on all aspects of human impact to the environment. It includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and recycling.

[Limit: 5 simultaneous users] 45,000 full text articles on every aspect of the visual arts—including architecture and the decorative arts—from prehistory to the present day.

JSTOR (Stands for "Journal Storage")

Full text of over 1000 scholarly journals in the arts and sciences, from their earliest issues up to 3-5 years ago. Does not include current issues of the journals. 

Oregon Career Information System. An excellent source of information for job-seekers.  Use this to get a great start in learning about the education, pay scales, and employment prospects for thousands of careers.

Vocational and Career Collection. Sometimes good, sometimes not so good.  Give it a try, it might work for your job and career search.

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