Archinform is one of the largest online databases for international architecture. Includes images of over 18,000 built and unrealized projects from various architects and planners: http://eng.archinform.net/index.htm
Archseek contains images from a growing number of countries: http://www.archiseek.com/
ARTstor ARTstor can also be accessed through the University’s Libraries homepage, under databases. You can set-up an account by following the prompts. An account allows great abilities to download images, as well as export images to Powerpoint. http://www.artstor.org
Emporis.com is the world's largest free-to-use website about buildings: http://www.emporis.com/en
Great Buildings Collection, a large online database of designers and structures of all kinds, includes 3D models, photographic images and architectural drawings, commentaries, bibliographies, and web links: http://www.greatbuildings.com/gbc.html
The New York Public Library Digital Gallery (NYPL) provides access to over 600,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of the NYPL; includes coverage of architecture, cityscapes, infrastructure, monuments, and town life: http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm
Structurae is an online database offering images and information on works of structural engineering around the world; all periods of history are covered: http://www.structurae.de/
Vitruvio is a web resource guide to architecture that includes links to major sites: http://www.vitruvio.ch/index.php (website in Italian)
Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania preserves the works of more than 400 designers from the 18th century to the present: http://www.design.upenn.edu/archives/archives/index2.htm
The Courtauld Institute of Art, Art and Architecture website has more than 40,000 images and a network of over half a million links: http://www.artandarchitecture.org.uk/about.html
Art Images from College Teaching (AICT) is a personal, non-profit project of its author, art historian and visual resources curator Allan T. Kohl; all images displayed on this site have been photographed on location by the author: http://arthist.cla.umn.edu/aict/html/index.html
ArtServe is a database from the Australian National University featuring art and architecture from the Mediterranean Basin, Japan and India: http://rubens.anu.edu.au/
Bluffton University has a Digital Imaging Project by Mary Ann Sullivan that includes more than 16,000 art historical images of sculpture and architecture from pre-historic to post-modern: http://www.bluffton.edu/~sullivanm/
David Rumsey Visual Collections: Over 300,000 images from a wide variety of Museums, Universities and private collections: http://www.davidrumsey.com/collections/
Catena Digital Archive of Historic Gardens + Landscapes, a digital archive of historic gardens and landscapes, and contemporary images, including plans, engravings, and photographs: http://catena.bgc.bard.edu/
Decorative Arts & Design of the 20th Century is an online database of 20th Century design http://www.tribu-design.com/en
Digital Archive of American Architecture is an online image database from Boston College, which contains 1400 images of American architecture: http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/arch/default.html
Digital Archive of European Architecture is primarily used for students at Boston College, but owner will consider use by others: http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/arch/default.html
Earthquake Engineering Online Archive includes the William Godden Structural Engineering Slide Library, the Karl Steinbrugge Image Collection, and the Jan Kozak Collection of Historical Earthquakes from the Earthquake Engineering Research Center at the University of California Berkeley: http://nisee.berkeley.edu/
Emergence of Advertising in America is a database of over 9,000 advertising items and publications dating from 1850 to 1920, illustrating the rise of consumer culture and the birth of a professionalized advertising industry in the United States: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/eaa/
Housing Prototypes is dedicated to the study of international multi-family housing and is published free on the Internet as an information service: http://housingprototypes.org/
Library of Congress American Memory Project contains primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/finder.html
National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection Portraying locations across the United States, the collection offers perspectives into the society which produced these cards and reveals important insights about cultural attitudes of the time. These postcards also provide unique evidence of the evolution in American architecture, with rare glimpses of buildings or places that may no longer exist or have dramatically altered over time. Currently consists of approximately 2,500 images, but postcards are added daily. http://digital.lib.umd.edu/ntlpostcards.jsp?pid=umd:15237
Perseus Digital Library, also known as the Perseus Hopper, is the digital library for Tufts University: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/
Sacred Destinations is an ecumenical guide to more than 1,250 sacred sites, holy places, pilgrimage destinations, religious buildings, and sacred artworks in 61 countries around the world: http://www.sacred-destinations.com/
Society of Architectural Historians Image Exchange, a collection of digitized slides of buildings contributed by SAH members for non-profit educational use, includes a world survey set and an American survey set: http://www.sah.org/index.php?submenu=Image&src=gendocs&ref=ImageExchange&category=Main
SPIRO is the image database of the Architecture Visual Resources Library at the University of California, Berkeley: http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/spiro/ Copyright information available at: Copyright information available at: http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/spiro/spiro_help/spirocopyright.html
University of Washington Libraries Cities and Buildings Database is a collection of digitized images of buildings and cities drawn from multiple periods and locations: http://content.lib.washington.edu/buildingsweb/index.html
VADS, the online resource for visual arts, has images available for educational use. See terms of agreement here: http://www.vads.ac.uk/common_access_agreement.html and images here: http://www.vads.ac.uk/
World Art Kiosk is an internationally recognized database that provides access to the California State University IMAGE Project. It contains nearly 70,000 images, is global in coverage, and includes all areas of visual imagery. WorldImages is accessible anywhere and images may be freely used for non-profit educational purposes: http://worldimages.sjsu.edu/
Amiens Cathedral Project: Multimedia guide to the cathedral, Columbia University: http://www.learn.columbia.edu/Mcahweb/Amiens.html
Architecture of the Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA, is an in-depth site from Reed College that contains over 800 photographs of The Getty Center intended for supplementing what has been available in publications: http://academic.reed.edu/getty/index.html/
Chartres Cathedral of Notre-Dame provides access to a comprehensive collection of images and detailed descriptions of the cathedral from the Digital Research Library at the University of Pittsburgh's University Library System: http://images.library.pitt.edu/cgi-bin/i/image/image-idx?c=chartres&page=index
Farnsworth House website is a project by the Columbia Architecture School's Building Technologies Group: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/gsapp/BT/GATEWAY/FARNSWTH/farnswth.htmln
Historic Buildings In The World Trade Center Vicinity contains images, history, and information about their current status from preserve.org: http://www.preserve.org/wtc/index.htm
PatCenter by Richard Rogers / Ove Arup and Partner Project by the Columbia Architecture School's Building Technologies Group: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/gsapp/BT/PATCENT/patmenu.html
Vezelay Benedictine Abby Church of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine is one of the most important surviving monuments of architecture and sculpture of the Romanesque period: http://images.library.pitt.edu/cgi-bin/i/image/image-idx?c=vezelay&page=index
Maryland Map Collection:http://libraries.umd.edu/mdmap/?pid=umd:57340 The Maryland Map Collection is a comprehensive collection of more than 2,500 map titles depicting Maryland, the Chesapeake Bay, and the surrounding region. Selected maps have been digitized for this web database, and we are adding more on a regular basis.
David Rumsey Map Collection: http://www.davidrumsey.com/
Images of Early Maps on the Web: http://www.maphistory.info/webimages.html
National Atlas of the United States: http://www.nationalatlas.gov/
National Geophysical Data Center: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/topo/topo.html
National Parks Maps: http://www.nps.gov/carto/
New Jersey Department of Transportation Maps: http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/gis/map.shtm
New Jersey Geological Survey Geodata: http://www.state.nj.us/dep/njgs/geodata/index.htm
Oddens Bookmarks: http://oddens.geog.uu.nl/index.php
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/map_sites/hist_sites.html
Archined contains images and information about contemporary architecture in the Netherlands: http://www.archined.nl/en/
Art Nouveau World Wide is a web site dedicated to the Art Nouveau period, includes material on Berlage, Galle, Gaudi, Guimard, Hoffman, Mackintosh, and Sauvage: http://pagesperso-orange.fr/artnouveau/
California Heritage Collection is an online archive of more than 30,000 images illustrating California's history and culture, from the collections of the Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/about/oacprojects.html
Chicago Architects Oral History Project contains information from the Art Institute's Department of Architecture; includes transcripts from interviews and some images: http://digital-libraries.saic.edu/cdm4/index_caohp.php?CISOROOT=/caohp
Chicago Imagebase is an online database containing a wide variety of images and other data aimed at enhancing knowledge about the built environment of the Chicago region: http://tigger.uic.edu/depts/ahaa/imagebase/
Irresistible Decay: Ruins Reclaimed is a site focusing on the special collections of the Research Library at the Getty Research Institute, which examines images of ruins as both symbols of decay and emblems of continuity over time: http://www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/digitized_collections/virtual/id/
The Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative website contains information and images from institutions across the state: http://www.sos.mo.gov/mdh/
Nineteenth Century Views of Manhattan is the New York Public Library's online exhibition Moving Uptown: Nineteenth-Century Views of Manhattan: http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/spe/art/print/exhibits/movingup/opening.htm
Philadelphia Architects and Buildings is a database of architectural and historical information and images for 35,000+ structures, mostly in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties, including all those on the Philadelphia Historical Commission list of significant buildings, and the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission's inventory of historic structures: http://www.philadelphiabuildings.org/pab/
Team 10 online: http://www.team10online.org/index.html
Library of Congress Digital Collections has a number of digital collections and services: http://www.loc.gov/library/libarch-digital.html
Canadian Centre for Architecture: http://www.cca.qc.ca/
German Architecture Museum: http://dam-online.de/
Guggenheim Museum: http://www.guggenheim.org/
Museum of Modern Art: http://www.moma.org/
Museum of the City of New York: http://www.mcny.org/
National Building Museum: http://www.nbm.org/
Netherlands Architecture Institute: http://www.nai.nl/e/collection/index.html
Skyscraper Museum: http://www.skyscraper.org/home_flash.htm
Smithsonian Institution: http://si.edu/
Vitra Design Museum: http://www.design-museum.de/
CUPOLA offers galleries of cupolas, historic architecture, art, and picturesque landscapes. Also cupola Q&A pages, state capitol building histories, wordplay, AutoCAD software resources, & killer HotLinks. Main site: http://cupola.com//
Cupola's Hot Links: http://www.cupola.com/html/hotlinks/hotarch1.htm
Solo Architectura: http://www.soloarquitectura.com/(website in Spanish)
Theatre History on the Web: http://www.videoccasions-nw.com/history/jack.html
Ad*Access Project is an online database containing over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955: http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/adaccess/
Website covers topics on emerging technologies, green building, energy efficient interior design, emerging sources of renewable energy and sustainable product design
Links to public services initiatives, science and innovation, news, blogs, maps and data concerning the following topics: tax credits, heating and cooling, solar energy, home weatherization, appliances and electronics.
Examples of energy efficient homes, buildings, cars and diagrams of solar energy, wind energy, water conservation and various fuels.
Has links to articles from 1995...The library of products is good though.
Good information regarding green energy detailing, including a series of home and business products.
Green Design link to Building Materials and Systems for design topics like recycling, sustainable carpets, building location, indoor heating and cooling, water use, lighting.
The US Green building Council has access to LEED certification information, as well as access to the Center for Green Schools, Education resources, and the blog.
Website includes recent articles on Smart Growth available, as well as funding opportunities and smart growth events.
Resource containing weatherization information for homeowners and professionals, including online training videos and tutorials.
Blog with articles that deal with economics of sustainability.
Detailed architectural drawings, diagrams and product guides for appliances and home goods. Video section also features tutorials on green building design and construction.
This website discusses home construction based on green technology principles.
This website is published by a law office, and deals with trends, codes and regulations, and legal developments.
Information available on the website regarding specific companies and their green building activities. Also, online advising for finance, insurance and litigation available.
Blog type website that offers up to date posting of energy related content.
Information provided regarding LEED credits, as well as a discussion forum area, and green building news articles.
Personal blog relating to energy models leading to a sustainable future.
Forums, tech links, and achieved topics relating to building intervention strategies.
List of Homes in the US that consist of passive design strategies.
Advocacy website consisting of content relating to design, building, products, materials and workshops
Architect Laurie Baker’s personal website that contains completed project photos and blurbs.