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View Resource The New Jersey Churchscape

Spotted by ResearchBuzz, this site should appeal to both Garden State natives (such as myself) and those interested in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American churches. Upon first inspection, the site appears to be an online magazine, with monthly features and book reviews. It is quite a bit more than this, however, as the site hosts a "database and photographic inventory on more than half the...

http://www.njchurchscape.com/
View Resource MoMA: The Changing of the Avant-Garde

This Web exhibition from MoMA presents a history of modern utopian and visionary architecture, using architectural drawings donated to the museum by the Howard Gilman Foundation in 2000. The drawings date from the late 1950s to the 1970s. The main menu is two spheres, Megastructures (larger, public buildings and complexes) and Postmodern Roots (smaller buildings, retail and houses), from which...

https://www.moma.org/gilman/main.html
View Resource University of Missouri in Brick and Mortar

All college graduates have fond memories of their school's campus, whether it be fine hours spent outside of a verdant green canvas in front of the Old Main, or spent in an august brick stadium watching various athletic endeavors. While some university and college websites offer brief tours of their grounds and buildings, the University of Missouri, through its nice University and Building and...

https://inequality.org/
View Resource Cities Around the World

From Carthage to Chicago, this fascinating digital collection from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee presents quite a cornucopia of photographic images drawn from the world's cities, past and present. The images are from the American Geographic Society Library, and just two photographers, Harrison Forman and the noted urban geographer, Harold Mayer, took the pictures. All told, there are over...

https://collections.lib.uwm.edu/digital/collection/catw/sear...
View Resource The Sir Henry Dryden Collection

Like many of his peers who were "to the manor born", Sir Henry Dryden was a 19th century Brit who was fascinated with archaeology and the world of antiquity. Before his death in 1899, he produced thousands of architectural and archaeological drawings based on the things he saw and studied during his travels around Britain and Europe. Recently, a consortium of institutions including the University...

https://vads.ac.uk/collections/HDC.html
View Resource Building Design

The Building Design site bills itself as "the architects" website", and it is a claim that is quite accurate and apropos. Designed to complement their print publication, the site is a treasure-trove of material for just about anyone who is involved in any aspect of building, including architects, design theorists, planners, and so on. As the magazine is based in the United Kingdom, there's...

https://www.bdonline.co.uk/
View Resource World Architecture Community

The World Architecture Community website is the genuine article, and even a cursory look reveals that people are posting items to this site from Bangalore to Buffalo. New users can go to the left-hand side of the site to register, and then they can look through the various architectural directories, which include architects, buildings, critics, and theorists. In the buildings area, the buildings...

http://worldarchitecture.org
View Resource University of Nebraska-Lincoln: An Architectural Tour of Historic UNL

The University of Nebraska's campus in Lincoln has grown in interesting ways over the past 140 years, and this website offers curious parties an architectural tour of the City and East Campuses. Using architectural records and documents from the university's Facilities Management department and other publications, researchers at the University of Nebraska Libraries offer photographs and narrative...

http://historicbuildings.unl.edu/
View Resource Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest is one of the world's premier periodicals dedicated to architecture and interior design. Their website is a trove of materials for those dabbling in such matters. On this site, visitors can look through one of six sections: Interiors + Inspiration, Celebrity Style, Architecture + Design, Shopping + Sources, News, Culture + Travel, and In the Magazine. These areas are rich in...

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https://www.architecturaldigest.com/
View Resource Graham Foundation

Founded in 1956, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts "makes project-based grants to individuals and organizations and produces public programs to foster the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society." Based in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood, its website provides information about upcoming...

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http://www.grahamfoundation.org/