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Architecture Through the Ages

http://library.thinkquest.org/10098/

An introduction to world architecture produced by American teenagers through Think Quest. Images, discussion and bibliography for Egyptian, Chinese, Aztec, Mayan, Greek Roman and Gothic buildings.

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ArtServe

http://rubens.anu.edu.au/

A huge collection of images of architecture across the world, with an emphasis on the Mediterranean region, Australia and Japan, collated by Michael Greenhalgh of the Australian National University.

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Cities and Buildings Image Database

http://content.lib.washington.edu/buildingsweb/index.html

A searchable photographic database of buildings from around the world and across the ages, designed by the University of Washington's Architecture, History and Art History Departments.

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Cupola

http://www.cupola.com/

A picture gallery of cupolas, architecture, art, and picturesque landscapes from around the world. Also US state capitol building histories, wordplay, FAQ and Autocad links.

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CyArk

http://www.cyark.org

A prototype project to test the concept of a digital archive of 3D survey information of endangered world heritage sites.

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Digital Archive of Architecture

http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/arch/

Images of buildings in Europe and America from prehistoric to 20th century by Prof. Jeffrey Howe of Boston College, USA.

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Digital Images of Historic Architecture

http://www.bluffton.edu/~sullivanm/

Galleries of photographs of European and North American architecture from Classical to Post-Modern, whole facades and details, with explanations, by Mary Ann Sullivan, Bluffton College, US.

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Glass Steel and Stone

http://www.glasssteelandstone.com

Offers photographs and descriptions of outstanding buildings across the world, historic and modern.

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Great Buildings Online

http://www.greatbuildings.com

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

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SPIRO: Architecture Slide Library

http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/query_forms/browse_spiro_form.html

Online images from the large collection of slides at the University of California at Berkeley. Can be searched by period, place, building name, personal name, subject type.

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Thais 4000 Years of Architecture

http://www.thais.it/architettura/default_uk.htm

A photographic guide to Egyptian, Greek, Islamic and Romanesque architecture, indexed by localities, subjects and periods.

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UCLA Cultural VR Lab

http://www.cvrlab.org/

The University of California develops Virtual Reality models of ancient and historic buildings around the world. Mission, staff profiles, computer-generated reconstructions.

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World Art Treasures

http://www.bergerfoundation.ch/

Images of a range of ancient and historic art and architecture from the collection of slides in the Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation, Lausanne, Switzerland.

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World Heritage

http://whc.unesco.org/

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.

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Worldheritage Forum

http://worldheritage-forum.net

Weblog by Matthias Ripp and information about UNESCO World Heritage.

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