Architecture, the art of planning and designing buildings, bridges, and other structures, is addressed here.
American Lighthouse Foundation
The American Lighthouse Foundation is a historical organization that seeks to preserve America's lighthouse heritage. The Foundation's online gift store makes it possible to purchase mugs, clothing, posters, books, videos, cards and other items. The Foundation also runs education program about lighthouses and lighthouse history.
American Society of Landscape Architects
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is a professional membership organization that educates the public about landscape architecture. You can also learn about the Society's Green Roof project which makes buildings more environmentally sustainable. ASLA is also active in tracking legislation that affects landscape architecture.
Architecture For Humanity
Non-profit organization that builds and rebuilds for charitable purposes. Features designs, past and current projects and design opportunities. Learn about local chapters and find out how to become a chapter member.
Comprehensive architecture portal run by the Royal Institute of British Architects. Find out about using an architect, including finding one, professional fees and their ethical code of conduct. Learn about breaking news and debates in the architectural world.
An international website that brings together architects, urban designers and other related professionals with an interest in Muslim architecture. The ArchNet website also has an extensive digital library to help you further your understanding of this subject.
History of various architecure types from across the world, including the Renaissance, Rococo, China, Akhenaten and more.
Center for the Study of Architecture
The Center for the Study of Architecture (CSA) is an organization dedicated to using computers and other digital technology to study architecture and architectural history. You can read all about the Center's archeological projects from this site. Students can also find out how to cite this website in their research.
American Arts and Crafts architectural style are celebrated on this website with access to the history, the architecture, advice and many resources to follow.
Death by Architecture
Death by Architecture is an information website for working architects and architectural students. The site is particularly noted for providing nformation on architectural competitions. You can also find
some articles on various architectural subjects here.
An architecture company in Providence, Rhode Island, that presents information architecture via visual design. The website also has a section explaining the many organizations that use Dynamic Diagrams such as MIT and IBM. You can also read about an interesting case study of MIT Dspace digital repository.
The Ecclesiological Society is a British organization for those who are interested in church agriculture, history and other church related subjects. The site has photo essays on churches and a list of church related books. You can also find out about upcoming lectures on churches here.
A consulting firm that provides landscape architecture, land planning and environmental design services to the private sector, municipalities and government agencies.
Emporis is a web database dedicated to buildings and construction. You can find information on buildings in more than fifty thousand cities around on the world on this website. The site also has images of these buildings. One can also suggest buildings for inclusion in the database.
Provides an easy way for creating and sharing interactive floor plans by using point-and-click, drag-and-drop tools. The website allows drawing, arrangement, sharing and printing of floor plans. Also provides software for personal and professional plans and free trials.
The Great Buildings website is an architectural website that provides information on some of the world's most impressive buildings. You can search by building name, architect name or the place where the building is located. The website also has maps showing noteworthy buildings in Vienna and New York.
Landscape Architecture is an architectural website that designs landscapes in the United States. The website also has information on the educational requirements needed to work in this profession, such as graduate degree programs. The website also provides information on scholarships and other programs that students in the field can benefit from.
Metropolis Magazine is a magazine dedicated to cities and urban affairs. The site has continuing education resources for those interested in learning about cities. You can also find out how to make your city into a sustainable metropolis. The site also has a section dedicated to books on cities.
If you are interested in learning more about Asian Historical Architecture, this website has everything you need to get started. Scholars and students will be interested in the website's bibliography. You can find out about the architecture of Thailand, Japan, China, Indonesia and more.
Pompeii Forum Project
The Pompeii Forum Project is a research project into this ancient Roman city. Co-sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the University of Virginia, you can find photos and lectures about Pompeii on this website. The site also has an educational section for students and teachers.
Sapling is an Internet directory and information website for those interesting in architecture and landscaping. The website also provides information on interior design, construction and urban design. The website's bookstore has plenty of interesting books on architectural and design issues.
Contains discussion boards and images of skyscrapers, highrises, structures and architectures around the globe. Includes the latest development and current construction news, city talk and urban issues, infrastructure and mobility as well as travel and geography.
Society of Architectural Historians
The Society of Architectural Historians is a professional group for researchers interested in the history and preservation of historical
buildings and monuments.
Traditional Building Magazine
Provides sources for architectural antiques, salvage, restoration materials, and much more.
The UNESCO World Heritage website provides information on the sites recognized by this global organization for their cultural significance. The site has a list of world heritage sites. You can also find information about UNESCO as publications from this website. The site is available in English and French.