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2015 Pritzker Prize winner: Frei Otto

digital image of pavilion roof

The German architect and engineer Frei Otto (1925-2015) has been posthumously awarded this year's Pritzker Architecture Prize. Best known for his work with lightweight tensile and membrane structures, he founded and led the Institute for Lightweight Structures at the University of Stuttgart. Numerous images of his work are in the AAEL Digital Image library.

Inexhibit museum magazine

photo of MUSE Science Museum lobby, Trento Italy

Curious about museums, galleries, and the specifics of their physical environment? inexhibit.com is a rich resource of images, articles, technical reports and more about temporary and permanent exhibition spaces.

Housing Prototypes site

digital image of Las Cocheras apartments, Barcelona

Are you researching housing projects by particular architects or in certain cities/countries? Or just curious about the possibilities for multi-unit housing? Check out the online resource HousingPrototypes.org. While currently limited to western Europe and a few other countries, the range of projects is impressive. Each project page provides summary information, a description, images, and reference works.

Holland Prize for Architectural Drawing

Digitized architectural drawing of Dome Home

In this era of computer-aided design, the skills required to create a single-sheet measured drawing of a building may seem to be irrelevant. Yet as a means of fully understanding and documenting a design, architectural delination is invaluable. Now, the National Park Service is administering an annual prize for the best drawing:

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