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View Resource California Missions

The California Museum of Photography at the University of California-Riverside, (last mentioned in the May 30, 2000 Scout Report for Social Sciences) is a site worth visiting again and again; there is always something new to look at in a variety of areas: photography history, California lifestyle and culture, fine art photography, and photo journalism. The California Missions show includes over...

http://www.californias-missions.org/
View Resource Cathedrals in the Desert

The California Museum of Photography at the University of California-Riverside, (last mentioned in the May 30, 2000 Scout Report for Social Sciences) is a site worth visiting again and again; there is always something new to look at in a variety of areas: photography history, California lifestyle and culture, fine art photography, and photo journalism. Jean Ruiter's exhibition, Cathedrals in the...

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/0034340985011952...
View Resource MoMA.org: Mies in Berlin, Mies in America

In 2001, the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art celebrated one of the greatest architects of the twentieth century, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, with concurrent exhibitions that showcased the architect's work. Although the exhibits no longer exist, this Web site highlights some of Mies's most famous works, including the German Pavilion in Barcelona, the Seagrams Building in...

https://www.moma.org/mies/
View Resource Shangri La

While the name Shangri-La may conjure up an image of the mythical place from the book (and popular 1937 film) _Lost Horizon_ by James Hilton, this particular Shangri-La is the Honolulu home of Doris Duke. The home is widely considered one of Hawaii's most architecturally significant homes, and overlooks the Pacific Ocean and Diamond Head. Duke was the heir to the fortune of James Buchanan Duke...

http://www.shangrilahawaii.org/
View Resource Jantar Mantar: The Astronomical Observatories of Jai Singh II

This website, created by the Cornell University Professor of Art, Barry Perlus, presents the five astronomical observatories in west central India. After reading a short introduction to the observatories, users can explore interactive panoramas of the observatories, built in the 18th century, using QuickTime. The website also offers still images and animations of the Samrat Yantra. Visitors can...

http://www.jantarmantar.org/
View Resource America's Favorite Architecture

The American Institute of Architects has thrown down a gauntlet of sorts by offering up this list of the top 150 architecture projects as selected by the American public. Through a partnership with Google Earth, visitors can locate each building on an interactive map, but they might want to start by browsing through the list first. Each building profile includes a photograph, a brief overview of...

https://www.aia.org/
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 Photographs of Vergennes (Vt.)

Telling the tale of a small town in Vermont is no easy feat, but this collection of photographs from the University of Vermont Libraries does a nice job. The collection documents life in Vergennes (Vermont's oldest city) from 1866 to the town's bicentennial in 1988. Here visitors will find a collection of 788 images, which includes images of local industries, scenic vistas, and portraits of town...

http://cdi.uvm.edu/
View Resource The Steven Enich Serbian Orthodox Culture Slide Collection

Steven Enich was a Serbian-American lawyer who practiced primarily in Wisconsin for many decades. He was also quite the photographer, specializing in photographs of buildings with great significance to the Serbian Orthodox community. He made a number of visits to the former Yugoslavia to do just that and he amassed over 5,000 slides. After he passed in 2004, his widow donated much of his work to...

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https://kb.osu.edu/handle/1811/37112
View Resource ArchDaily

Billed as the "world's most visited architecture website,” ArchDaily is a treasure trove of materials on new building projects, architectural trends, design matters, and competitions. Along the top of its homepage, visitors can delve into areas that include News, Articles, Materials, Software, and Interviews. This last area is a great place to start as it includes fabulous conversations with...

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https://www.archdaily.com/