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  • The Hathi Trust
    An immense digital repository, this brilliant research tool allows the user to conduct full-text searches on millions of books, many of which are copyright-protected. Use it to locate books with even one mention of your topic, and then find it in a library you can borrow from. You can also use it to identify specific page numbers of a search.
  • ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities
    Scoping and technical requirements for accessibility to buildings and facilities by individuals with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • DesignReForm
    Exploring parametric modeling, BIM, and Design Technology, this site features many educational tutorials, book reviews, forums, and more.
  • The International Archive of Women in Architecture
    IAWA documents the history of women's involvement in architecture by collecting, preserving, storing, and making available the professional papers of women architects, landscape architects, designers, architectural historians and critics, and urban planners, as well as the records of women's architectural organizations.
  • The Great Buildings Collection
    More than 1000 important buildings from around the world and across history are illustrated on this web site, with photographic images, architectural drawings, discussion, bibliography, architect info, and live 3D walkthrough computer models.
  • The Chicago Architects Oral Histories Project
    Explore Chicago architecture and architectural pedagogy through interviews with 20th Century masters. Firsthand accounts by Caldwell, Ando, Bunshaft, Weese, Rudolph, Danforth, Goldberg, Keck, and many others. Includes a master index of names & buildings.
  • American Institute of Architects
    Based in Washington, D.C., the AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857.
  • Asian Historical Architecture
    A photographic survey of Asia's architectural heritage. The database includes 14,800 photos of 755 sites in twenty countries, with background information and virtual tours, as well as bibliographies by country.
  • World Architecture News
    Comprehensive architecture news with separate news feeds for North America, Asia, Europe, Middle East/ Africa, and South America, as well as employment listings.
  • The Center for Universal Design
    A national information, technical assistance, and research center that evaluates, develops, and promotes accessible and universal design in housing, commercial and public facilities, outdoor environments, and products. This site features downloadable CUD publications.
  • The Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture
    ACADIA facilitates communication and critical thinking regarding the use of computers in architecture, planning and building science. Conference proceedings and papers are available at this site.
  • ArchNet
    ArchNet is an international online community for architects, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, conservationists, and scholars, with a focus on Muslim cultures and civilisations. It features an impressive array of searchable references, publications, and images.
  • CEBE Transactions
    CEBE Transactions is a peer reviewed journal publishing case studies, project reports, essays, research findings, reviews and other work relating to teaching, learning, scholarship and the research-teaching-consultancy link in Built Environment disciplines.

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