Reference

Architecture

Sites

* Art and Architecture @ Oxford Reference Online
A collection of reference books covering Art and Architecture.
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* A Dictionary of Architecture
Published by Oxford University Press, 1999. Electronic Resource from Oxford Reference Online.
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* The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of 20th Century Architecture
Published by Thames and Hudson, c1986. Electronic Resource from Credo reference.
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* American Institute of Architects (AIA)
* Architects Education and Registration Board
* Architectural Centre Wellington
A multi-disciplinary, independent, voluntary organisation of architects, artists, designers and others with an active interest in architecture, the arts, the built environment and Wellington City.
* Architectural Designers New Zealand (ADNZ)
Architectural Designers New Zealand Inc. is the national professional body representing architectural designers. ADNZ Professional and Associate members are self-employed in their own practices in all regions throughout New Zealand.
* Architectural Digest
* Architecture Archive
At Auckland University School of Architecture.
* Architecture Archive image collection
a selection of digitised architectural drawings from the University of Auckland Architecture Archive. It is a subset of the Art History Image Database and includes drawings by William Henry Gummer.
* Architecture NZ
ArchitectureNZ.net is provided by the New Zealand Institute of Architects Inc (NZIA) and will help you find an NZIA Architectural Practice. ArchitectureNZ is full of information, images, descriptions, building project details and links that put you in touch with NZIA Architecture Practices throughout New Zealand.
* Architecture Week
leading magazine of design and building, providing news and features weekly on architecture and construction, digital media, and building culture.
* Art Deco Napier
* Great Buildings Online
An international and historical directory for built architecture. Over 750 buildings and their architects are available, complete with brief biographical information. Each building has construction date, location, building type, and other information
* New Zealand Institute of Architects
The New Zealand Institute of Architects represents more than 90 percent of all registered architects in New Zealand.
* New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA)
* New Zealand Registered Architects Board
The Registered Architects Board is a statutory board tasked with registering, monitoring and, if need be, disciplining architects. This is done to protect the public and the reputation of the architectural profession.
* NZ Architects Co-operative Society Ltd. (NZACS)
* RIBA British Architectural Library catalogue
Includes an index to articles in over 300 of the world's most respected architectural periodicals, details of books and audio visual materials acquired by the RIBA Library, and a biographical database of architects. Subjects indexed include include architecture and allied arts, construction technology, design, environmental studies, planning and research.
* RIBApix
RIBApix, a growing database dedicated to providing you with exceptional and unique images from the collections of the British Architectural Library at the Royal Institute of British Architects, the world’s most extensive visual archive devoted to architecture.
* Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
One of the most influential architectural institutions in the world, has been promoting architecture and architects since being awarded its Royal Charter in 1837.
* Sensing City
The Sensing City will catalyse entrepreneurs, improve environmental management, reduce the costs of infrastructure management, enhance citizen engagement in our city and contribute to the rebuilding of Christchurch into a 21st century city that most importantly, will keep Christchurch an exciting, modern city that people want to live, work and play in.
* The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings was founded by William Morris in 1877 to counteract the highly destructive 'restoration' of medieval buildings being practised by many Victorian architects. Today it is the largest, oldest and most technically expert national pressure group fighting to save old buildings from decay, demolition and damage.
* St. Michael's Abbey (Farnborough Abbey)
The Benedictine monks of St. Michael's Abbey, in the monastic tradition of contemplative scholarship and liturgical celebration, honour the beauty and the glory of their "basilique imperiale" by sharing its art, architecture, and history with the world via the Web. Includes historical narratives about the abbey and its famous crypt, accompanied by arrays of high-quality thumbnails; an inside look on monastic life at St. Michael's; and an extensive virtual reality tour of the church.
* Westminster Abbey