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Art & Architecture Archive: Archive of magazines comprising key research material in the fields of art & architecture, dating from the late-19th century to the 21st.

Avery Index: Indexes journal articles published worldwide on architecture and design, archaeology, city planning, interior design, and historic preservation, from 1930s to the present.

Building Types Online: Compiled from several Birkhauser publications, including Detail magazine, the database includes roughly 5,000 high-quality drawings of modern architecture, organized by program type, with images available as downloadable PDFs.

Engineering Case Studies: Video and text material focusing on engineering failures and successes.

MaterialConnexion: Database with over 1500 records for current industrial manufacturing products, processes, and processed raw materials.

SimplyMap: Online mapping tool for US demographic data. It enables the creation of maps that incorporate data such as population, age, race, income, employment, and education. All of the data can be downloaded and brought into a GIS software.

Selected LibGuide shortcuts (Fall 2018)

ARC401: Helpful resources and information for ARC401: Theories of Housing and Urbanism

WRI199: Resources and information for WRI199: The Question of the Commons

Architecture Competition information

Competition.Org: Monthly competition calls posted by Competitions Project.

Bustler Competition info: List of current architectural competitions.

Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture list: List of current architectural competitions, with particular focus on student competitions.