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UNLV Libraries -> Architecture Studies Library -> Finding and Using Resources -> Modules and Lists: Reference books and web sites -> Images

Modules and Lists: Reference books and websites : Images

Cities and Buildings Database

Emporis Buildings

An index of all buildings and structures in order to be able to compare cities and region. Includes many pictures and data on buildings past, demolished, completed, in conception, and in progress. 9/06

Great Buildings Collection
CD: Arch Media NA203 M38 2004

International Archive of Women in Architecture: Imagebase

SPIRO, Architecture Image Library, Query Form
With over 250,000 digital images (and growing each year), this site is invaluable for image identification and source information. Topical areas include: architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism and city views, fine arts, minor arts, material culture. Searchable by architect and building name, building types, building materials, building components. 10/08

structurae: International Database and Gallery of Structures
"structurae is an International Database and Gallery of Structures. It is provided as a free service to engineers, as well as teachers and students of structural engineering. This site contains contemporary and historical information on works of structural engineering and their designers, and firms that constructed them. The intention is to provide a broad overview of structures and as much technical information as reasonable." Also points to relevant print and web materials. Searchable; browsable by designer, geographic area, type of structure, firm, and project name. 9/06

Images of Egyptian, Greek, Islamic and Romanesque architecture, indexed by location, subject, and period. 9/06

World Architecture Index: A Guide to Illustrations
Arch Ref NA202 .T4 1991

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