Best Websites on Architecture and Building

Arbitat - Pictures and slideshows of architecturally interesting buildings from around the world, features on current projects (submissions accepted) and biographies of famous archirects.

Archinform - International architectural database listing thousands of built and unbuilt projects. 20th-century architecture is the main theme.

Archiplanet - A community-created a collection of architectural information using MediaWiki software. It covers many thousands of buildings, architects and firms worldwide, and a large number of images.

Archiseek - Architecture forums, planning news, architectural competition announcements, and guides to the architecture of selected countries and cities.

Anderson and Anderson International - Architects and related services for Southern Africa. Architecture, quantity and valuation surveying. Brief project list, portfolio and contacts.

Anshen and Allen - Academic, advanced technology, healthcare, and commercial. Headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Los Angeles, Baltimore, and London.

Architect Consultants - Full service architecture, interior design and planning services to a wide range of corporate and commercial clients. Locations in India and the U.S.

Architectural Outsourcing - Team of architects and engineers providing drawing and drafting services for building construction and other infrastructure projects. Includes case studies and contact information. Located in New Delhi, India.

Bernard Tschumi Architects - News, projects, theoretical works and contact information for renowned architect with offices in Paris and New York.

BB&R Architect Inc. - Toronto, Ontario firm specializing in church architecture. Projects include additions, renovations, barrier-free access and facility-use studies. Portfolio, firm history and contacts.

Brittell Design, Inc. - Oregon firm presents their portfolio, contacts, design approach, and firm profile.

Bruce Wardell Architect, P.C. - Virginia firm with a focus on ecclesiastical structures, as well as commercial and residential design. Includes contact and profile.

Campbell, Wm Michael - Fair Haven, New Jersey firm provides company profile, slide show and information on new constructions and restorations.

Anton Richter Architects - Pretoria, South Africa firm provides project gallery of residential design.

Atelier 21 Design Studio - Offers architectural design, urban planning, landscape design, interior design, 3D modeling and visualization, project management and consultancy.

CAA Chameleon Architects & Associates - Architectural and design firm based in Trinidad and Tobago (Caribbean). Commercial and residential design as well as graphic and furniture design services are offered.

Alta Design Associates, Inc. - Pennsylvania firm providing architectural and civil design, geotechnical engineering, animated sequences and videos. Includes brief description of services and contacts.

Amorphica Design Labs - Specializes in the design of physical space, virtual 3D models and graphic landscapes. Portfolio, firm information, news, publications and project archives. San Diego, California.

Famous Architects - Biographies of well-known architects, almost all of the Modern Movement.

Vitruvio: Masters - Biographies of famous architects, image galleries, bibliographies, some VRML models and documentation.

Architecture Photographs - Collection of photographs by Ludwig Abache and Carolin Hinne of buildings across the world.

Tzachi Ostrovsky Photography - Specializing in process photography for architects, construction engineers, and project developers. Based in Israel; working in Europe, the UK, and USA.

Aedes Gallery Berlin - Private Gallery specialized in architecture. Information on current exhibitions, archive and available catalogues. Located in Germany. (German and English)

Alvar Aalto Museum - Permanent exhibition of the famous architect's work located in Jyväskylä, Finland.

ARCAM: Architecture Center Amsterdam - Located next to the Academy of Architecture, ARCAM exhibits and publishes on many activities in the field of architecture, urbanism and design. Located in the Netherlands. (Dutch and English)

Great Buildings Online - Documents hundreds of buildings and leading architects across the world with 3D models, photographs and drawings, commentaries, biographies and bibliographies. Searchable.

World Heritage   - Elegant site from UNESCO explaining the choice of certain buildings and sites as World Heritage. List with pictures and information available on each. French and English language options.

Archiprix International - A biennial international competition for the best graduation projects in architecture, urban design and landscape architecture. A database of universities and academies teaching architecture.

architectsJURY - A community site for architectural students where they can share, judge, and discuss their designs and get inspired by others’ ideas.

Architectstudent Net - Resource site for students of architecture, with news, events calendar, articles and an area in which to publish portfolios.

AE Job - Offers recruiting services for architects, engineers, and environmental consultants. Includes job board, resume and career registration.

AIA Career Center - Job seekers: find a career, search job listings and post your resume. Employers: connect with qualified staff, post ads and search resumes.

Architect Connection AIA Fort Worth Texas - List of architectural employment opportunities in the Dallas and Fort Worth area.

Aberdeen Society of Architects - A chapter of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, representing architects within the city of Aberdeen, across Aberdeenshire and also Morayshire. Includes a directory of architects and diary.

The Alberta Association of Architects - A professional association responsible for the registration/licensing of Architects and Licensed Interior Designers and for the regulation of the practice of Architecture in the Province of Alberta, Canada.


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