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Architecture & Urban Design: Internet Resources

The Architecture & Urban Design Research Guide will assist researchers interested in exploring related topics within the field of architecture.

New York Public Library - Architecture Research Online

Architectural History (Cambridge Core)

Architectural & Design Online Resources

The Journal of the American Institute of Architects

Current information on Projects, Tech & Products, Practice, Culture & Criticism, Awards, and Continuing Ed in the AIA community.

Architectural Review

AR offers a vast collection of articles and reviews, competitions and awards, films and podcasts, all focused on architecture.

Architectural Histories is the international, blind peer-reviewed scholarly journal of the EAHN (European Architectural History Network) that creates a space where historically grounded research into all aspects of architecture and the built environment can be made public, consulted, and discussed. The journal is open to historical, historiographic, theoretical, and critical contributions that engage with architecture and the built environment from a historical perspective.

archINFORM is an online database about worldwide architects includes information on thousands of built and unrealized projects, emphasizing the architecture of the 20th century.  Data for most entries includes name, address, keywords and information about further literature.  Some entries include images, comments, links to other Websites or internal links.

Directory of Open Access Journals

Links to full text of articles from 67 open-access, peer-reviewed architecture journals.

The RIBA Catalogue indexes articles from approximately 300 architecture journals from around the world, as well as books, drawings, photographs, manuscripts, audio-visual and other material in the British Architectural Library. Also includes a biographical database of British architects.

MITMassachusetts Institute of Technology

OCWOpen Course Ware

Monitor architecture courses on-line... 

MIT Undergraduate course list with syllabus, readings, lecture notes, videos, and list of coarse materials...

Architects' Journal

Architects Journal

UK based organization with broad based professional initiatives, news & opinion articles, events & competitions, "buildings" link to project designs, even a link to the AJ Library offering search capabilities supplying project details - drawings, costs, etc.


WorldCat is the global catalog of library collections containing over 46 million records from libraries in over 65 countries.  You can make an InterLibrary Loan request directly from the WorldCat entry for material that Fordham does not own.

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Digital Resources - Society of Architectural Historians

Places Journal - an essential and trusted resource on the future of architecture, landscape, and urbanism. Founded at MIT and Berkeley in 1983. Researchers at PJ have deep associations with leading design faculties around the world.

wikiHow to search the Internet - Tips on honing searches and determining the right search engine for that search

Google Scholar

Google Scholar indexes the full text of a wide array of scholarly literature across many disciplines.  Use Advanced Search for more refined results.

Google Scholar Search

Google Books

Google Books contains over 15 millions scanned books.  Books can be viewed in 1 of 4 ways depending on their status: full text pdf for books out of copyright or with publisher's permission; limited preview of pages (sometimes quite extensive); snippet (a few sentences that include your search terms); or no preview.  Bibliographic information is provided for each book including links to reviews, author info, web references, and related books.

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