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*Art History Research Guide


A database for international architecture, originally emerging from records of interesting building projects from architecture students.

Architecture and Building Resources
Topics covered include architecture, building and construction, design, housing, planning, preservation, and landscape architecture.

An online community and resource for architects, urban designers, landscape architects, planners, and scholars, with a special focus on the Islamic world.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Northern Italian Sketchbook
The Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) toured Italy, France and Belgium in early 1891.

Cities and Buildings Database
A collection of digitized images of buildings and cities drawn from across time and throughout the world, intended for educational use.

The Great Buildings Collection
Documents a thousand buildings and hundreds of leading architects, with 3D models, photographic images and architectural drawings, and more.

International Archive of Women in Architecture
Documents the history of women's involvement in architecture.

Society of Architectural Historians
An international not-for-profit membership organization that promotes the study and preservation of the built environment worldwide.

National Trust for Historic Preservation
The National Trust is a nonprofit organization devoted to saving and preserving America’s historic buildings and neighborhoods. Includes links for education, advocacy, and funding resources.