Architecture

Art, Architecture & Engineering Library: Lantern Slide Collection

Alternative Titles
AAEL Lantern Slide Collection
Description

This collection contains digital images created from lantern slides showing architecture, cities, and landscapes from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The original lantern slides that form this collection are part of the Art, Architecture and Engineering Library Special Collections housed in the lower level of the library.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10063
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Cities Around the World

Description

Cities Around the World presents over 6,100 photographic images from the slide collections of the American Geographical Society Library. The images selected for this project focus on architecture, city life, people, transportation and other aspects of urban development, such as neighborhoods, commercial streets, and business districts.

The images selected for this project focus on architecture, city life, people, transportation and other aspects of urban development, such as neighborhoods, commercial streets, and business districts. The pictures were taken by two photographers, Harrison Forman and Harold Mayer between 1942 and 1994. The digital collection provides access to photographs of over 450 cities worldwide. In addition to present-day metropolitan areas, this collection also features ancient cities and deserted settlements, including Carthage, Great Zimbabwe, Machupicchu, and Persepolis.

Type
Images
Coverage
1942-1994
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10067
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Archivision Architecture Images

Alternative Titles
Archivision Architectural Images
Description

The Archivision Architectural Image Collection, a growing collection of approximately 84,000 high resolution images with approximately 6,000 additional images each year, encompasses a variety of examples of the built environment including images of architecture, gardens and parks, public spaces, and cities from North America, Europe, and Asia. The collection is created and curated by Scott Gilchrist, photographer and architect. The University Library licenses the images for academic use from Archivision Inc.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9813
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Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970

Description

Sanborn maps, large-scale plans of a city or town, were created to assist fire insurance companies assess the risk associated with insuring a particular property. This collection includes 660,000 maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities.

Type
Images
Map(s)
Coverage
1867-1970
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9549
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Associated Press Images Collection

Alternative Titles
AP Images, AP Multimedia Archive, AccuNet/Associated Press Photo Archive
Description

Online access to over 12 million photos with detailed captions from the AP news wire. Includes all photos from U.S. and abroad added in the previous 365 days (800 per day) plus many selected historical photos from 1826 to the present. Also includes 340,000 printed graphics (maps, graphs, charts, logos, flags, illustrations, etc.) and 36,000 news audio clips transmitted by AP, and selected publicity photos from PR Newswire, Prime Newswire, and other sources. Updated continuously.

Type
Audio
Images
Map(s)
Coverage
1826 - (All AP photos, graphics, and audio clips from the current year, plus selected historical photos since 1826, and selected publicity photos.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9457
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Art, Architecture and Engineering Library

Alternative Titles
Art, Architecture & Engineering Library Online Image Database (UMDL)
Art, Architecture and Engineering Library Online Image Database (UMDL)
AAEL Online Image Database
Art, Architecture & Engineering Library Online Image Database
Description

Images from this collection are part of the Art, Architecture and Engineering Library Imageworks, which is on the second floor of the Duderstadt Center at the University of Michigan. The collection primarily serves the College of Architecture & Urban Planning and the School of Art & Design.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9369
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MAD CAD: Building Codes Online

Alternative Titles
MadCad
Description

Comprehensive, cross-referenced collection of building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fire, and maintenance codes from BOCA, SBCCI, ICBO, ICC, and NFPA; also some state and local codes. Access is limited to 5 concurrent users for IBC 2006, 3 concurrent users for IBC 2003, 2 concurrent users for IBC 2000 and 1 concurrent user for all other material. If you receive the error message, "You are exceeding the maximum number of concurrent access for this resource," please try again at a later time.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1988-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9273
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CUMINCAD

Alternative Titles
Cumulative Index of Computer Aided Architectural Design (CUMINCAD)
Description

CumInCAD is a cumulative index of publications about computer aided architectural design. It includes bibliographic information about over 8,700 records from journals and conferences such as ACADIA, CAADRIA, eCAADe, SiGraDi, CAAD futures, DDSS and others. All papers include full abstracts. Full texts, in PDF, of some 6,000 papers are also available.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9161
Mobile Version
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Bibliography of the History of Art

Alternative Titles
Bibliographie d'histoire de l'art, BHA
Répertoire de la litterature de l'art, RILA
Description

The name BHA has been used informally to refer to a group of databases: RAA, RILA, BHA, and IBA. The data available on the Getty Web site comprises two of these databases: BHA and RILA. BHA (Bibliography of the History of Art/Bibliographie d'histoire de l'art) covers the years 1990-2007; the Getty Web version includes all records with abstracts in French or English and all subject terms in French and English.  RILA (Répertoire de la litterature de l'art) covers 1975-1989.  At present, the Getty has no plans to add RAA (Répertoire d'art et d'archéologie), which covers 1973-1989.  IBA (International Bibliography of Art), covering 2008 to the present, is a separate subscription-only database from ProQuest that is not included on this free website provided by Getty.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1975 - 2007
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9163
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Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

Alternative Titles
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (CSA)
Avery Index to Architecture Periodicals
Description

Citations to articles from architecture and related periodicals, emphasizing the fields of architectural design and history.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1934 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9085
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