- Alberti, Leon Battista
- American architecture
- Art Deco
- Baroque architecture
- Czech Republic
- Edwardian architecture
- Gothic architecture
- Greek architecture
- Islamic, Arabic architecture
- Italianate architecture
- Link directories
- Medieval architecture
- Museums of architecture
- Palladio, Andrea. Andrea Palladio
- Paper architects
- Preservation, restoration
- Renaissance architecture
- Rococo architecture
- Roman architecture
- Schools of architecture
- Shulman, Julius (architectural photographer)
- 3D Modelling
- Vernacular architecture
The history of architecture; styles and periods, countries, architecture museums
A comprehensive list of websites
Alberti, Leon Battista *
Leon Battista Alberti
American architecture *
The Digital Archive of American Architecture
National Register of Historic Places
The official site provides a searchable database of properties on the Register.
American Landscape and Architectural Design, 1850-1920
A collection of 2,800 lantern slides from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
The Architecture of Colonial New England and the Southern Colonies
Lecture and bibliography by Valerie Ann Polino.
Historic buildings, by state.
The Open Directory Project
Digital Archive of American Architecture
An online archive of images of American architecture from 1620 to the present.
Architecture of the United States
American Institute of Architects
National professional association of architects.
A Glossary of Historic House Terms
American Architecture, a database of American architectural styles, architects and regions.
Books on Architecture. Manuscripts or prints published in France, written in French or translated into French (16th -17th centuries)
Directors: Frédérique Lemerle and Yves Pauwels
Art Deco *
Art Deco artists and their works.
Baroque architecture *
Images and information on buildings in the Baroque style. Great Buildings Online.
History of Baroque Architecture
Photographs of several notable Baroque churches in Rome.
Itineraries of Baroque Art
Images from Prof Jeffery Howe, Boston College.
Triumph of the Baroque, Architecture in Europe: 1600-1750
A virtual tour of the exhibition at the National Gallery of Art.
Bauhaus Online.de, a site established to preserve the Bauhaus heritage by the Bauhaus-Archiv, Museum für Gestaltung Berlin, the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation and the Foundation of Weimar Classics.
The Bauhaus Dessau Foundation is a centre of research, teaching and experimental design and is dedicated to conserving, researching into and passing on the Bauhaus heritage.
Chicago Museum of Architecture and Design
The Atheneum. Buildings of Chicago.
Cities of the world.
Great world heritage cities. Art cities around the world. An index and geographical map.
World Heritage Cities
An international directory.
Czech Republic *
Czech architectural monuments.
Documenta Surveys (U.S)
An experienced provider of existing-conditions artwork and architectural documentation, using both laser scanning and architectural photogrammetry. Documenta delivers high-quality rectified photographs, as-built CAD drawings and non-contact measurements surveys for artwork, architecture, archaeology, and historic preservation.
Edwardian architecture *
Flickr: An image gallery of Edwardian architecture
Photos of complete buildings or details of exteriors and interiors.
Edwardian architecture in Britain.
Researching Historic Buildings in the British Isles
The Victorian Society
The British society responsible for the study and protection of Victorian and Edwardian architecture.
Explore in panoromaic 3D Quicktime.
From Great Buildings Online.
Gothic architecture *
Mapping Gothic France
a project by Columbia University
Great Buildings Online
A world collection. Image galleries, information on great architects, famous buildings, places, architectural styles. 3D Models. Oceanic, Middle Eastern, Asian, American, African buildings.
Greek architecture *
Greek architecture resources from Thinkquest.com.
Image gallery, archeaological sites. Delphi, Mycenae, Epidouros, Crete, Olympia.
Classical Orders of Architecture
An illustrated description of the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian orders from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission.
A virtual tour of the ancient monuments at the heart of Athens.
Ancient Greek Architecture
Information from Great Buildings Online.
Explanations and examples of the Greek order of columns: The Doric, Ionic and Corinthian.
History of Greek Architecture
Overview with photos of specific examples
Perseus Art and Archaeology
A catalogue of Archaic and Classical Greek art, buildings and sites.
Recreating The Theater of Dionysus in Athens
A computer reconstruction.
Kusadasi.biz: Ephesus Guide
A virtual tour of the remains of a Greek and later Roman town in Turkey, including history and interactive panoramas.
The Museum of Reconstructions
A non-profit digital museum creating electronic reconstructions of ruined masterpieces of ancient architecture.
History of European architecture. Listed by country.
Open Directory Project
Islamic, Arabic architecture *
An online community for architects, planners, urban designers, interior designers, landscape architects, and scholars, with a special focus on the Islamic world.
Islamic Arts and Archtecture
Italianate architecture *
Library Search Engine
4500 library webpages worldwide. On-line catalogues, profiles. Lib-web-cats. From Vanderbilt University.
Link directories *
Links to architecture websites.
Medieval architecture *
British Medieval Architecture
A site is to aid research into British medieval architecture.
Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Architecture and Sculpture. Over 130,000 images of art and architecture mainly from the Mediterranean Basin
Online Resources for Medieval Art and Architecture
Great Buildings Online
Images of Medieval architecture
Fotopedia/The Photo Encyclopedia
History for Kids
Medieval architecture in England.
3D Architectural Renderings
Global 3D Arts has been working in this way with architects and developers for over 20 years. Their artists have over a decade of experience working with architects and developers in architectural animation, rendering, and in building scale models.
3D Spatial Models of Great Buildings
Great Buildings Online
Ruins and ancient monuments.
Searchable database of images from The National University of Australia. 150,000 images.
Since 1981 Metropolis has been committed to the examination of contemporary life through the various design disciplines (architecture, interior design,product design, graphic design, crafts, planning, and preservation).
Great Buildings Online
Tibetan Monstery Restoration Projects
The Tibet Foundation
Museums of architecture *
Benaki Museum: Neohellenic Architecture Archives
Kizhi Open Air Museum
Complex of historic wooden buildings on Kizhi Island, Lake Onega in Russia.
La Galerie d’Architecture
MAK Center for Art and Architecture
West Hollywood, California
National Building Museum
Nexus Network Journal
Architecture and Mathematics online. A peer-reviewed online research resource for studies in architecture and mathematics.
Organic Architecture. Il Portale Web dell’Architettura Organica
The Web Portal of Organic Architecture. Promoting, documenting and guarding the principles of the Organic Architecture.
Architecture news. ArchDaily was founded with the one mission of delivering the most complete information to architects around the world; every week, every day, every hour. It is an online source of continuous information for architects searching for the latest architectural news: projects, products, events, interviews and competitions among others.
Palladio, Andrea. Andrea Palladio *
A selection of photographs.
Prague and Czech Tour Guide
Paper architects *
Photographs. Free photographs for non-commercial use from FreeFoto.com.
Listed under country, city, place names, subject, category. Photos of famous buildings, places, city monuments, etc.
Preservation, restoration *
Cultural Heritage Preservation
A search engine about the conservation of cultural heritage.
Search engine for cultural heritage sites.
The conservation of cultural heritage, restoration and maintenance of the architecture, preservation of the urban landscape. Cultural Heritage.com. Italy
The Pritzker Prize for Architecture
The Pritzker Architecture Prize World Wide Web Site, providing current information about the world’s most prestigious architecture award and its Laureates. Includes list of past recipients.
Renaissance architecture *
Rococo architecture *
Roman architecture *
Roman/Architecture of Rome.
Images and commentary.
Ancient Roman Architecture – Great Buildings Online
Great Buildings Online provides images and commentary on some of the best-known buildings of the Roman world.
Schools of architecture *
Schools of architecture,
Shulman, Julius (architectural photographer) *
3D Modelling *
3D Architectural Renderings
3D Architectural Renderings, 3D Modeling, 3D Virtual Tours, animations, Walktroughs, Graphic Design and everything related to the Architecture Business.
Union Internationale des Architectes
The International Union of Architects aims to unite architects from al nations throughout the world, regardless of nationality, race, religion, professional training or architectural school of thought.
Vernacular architecture *
Vitruvius Pollio, Marcus. Vitruvius Pollio,
The Ten Books on Architecture. The full text of the English translation by Morris Hicky Morgan.