Posts by Susan J Garrett

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.

WWI Centenary: Rolls of honour (Scotland)

Digital scan of title page of Roll of Honour

The First World War Centenary is being observed from 2014 to 2018. An immense archive associated with the Great War is online, and we will periodically highlight some of the visual resources. Any researcher will be well-rewarded by a visit to the websites of the national libraries of the various combatant nations, most of which have digitized holdings related to the war.

International Year of Crystallography

Polarized light micrograph of liquid crystal

In celebration of "The International Year of Crystallography 2014", we'd like to point you to a favorite site for science images, Wellcome Images. This database contains over 150 historical and contemporary images of crystals, drawing on a variety of imaging techniques.

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.

Science of the Olympic Winter Games

screen shot of NSF "Science of Sport" site

Another Olympics games means a new installment of the National Science Foundation's "Science of Sports" series: Science and Engineering of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games! Each of the ten episodes presents Olympic athletes and the science and engineering concepts that underlie their performance. It's a great way to learn more about top NSF-supported research and the real-life applications.

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