Click here for a pdf of highlights about ARTstor's architecture and architectural history images. In addition to static images, ARTstor contains QTVR Panoramas of World Architecture from Columbia University.
Aerial Images, a selection of resources (other than Google Earth)
Not a visual resource, but a great series of podcasts sponsored by the American Institute of Architects.
This database includes information over more than 44,000 built and unrealized projects from various architects and planners. The architecture of the 20th century is the main theme of this database.
ARCHnet is an international online community for architects, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, conservationists, and scholars, with a focus on Muslim cultures and civilizations. This part of their website contains access to thousands of images available for educational use.
Digitized collection of mounted photographic prints and lantern slides, provides valuable historic records of American architecture, landscape design, and urban planning.
A photographic survey of Asia's architectural heritage containing over 14,800 photos of 753 sites in twenty countries, with background information and virtual tours.
A University of Wisconsin digital collection of over 4000 images of medieval Spain taken by Eugene Castleman.
About 1,700 images and historical documentation for landscape design classes.
A digital collection from the University of Washington containing over 10,000 images of buildings from around the world and throughout time.
Maintained by Boston College Professor Jeffrey Howe, this survey image collection is available for educational use.
This database features a selection of images from the DIAP collection including American and European buildings as well as architectural drawings from Avery's Aviador Collection. In addition, one may view selections from the New American Ghetto Collection (images of the Bronx), Construction Photographs of the Empire State Building, and Italian Architectural Photographs.
A collection of images from the classical Greek period to the Post-Modern consisting of architecture and sculpture arranged by architect or artist, location, or date. There is also a section of women architects' work, with information 60+ buildings by Julia Morgan. Though it's a personal web page, the images are helpful and several will cover a single building or monument.
A website with images that "explores global, interdisciplinary frameworks for the architectural design and theory of Europe and its colonies, 1400-1800."
About 58,000 images from the archive of Maynard L. Parker, an architectural and garden photographer.
This teaching collection from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University comprises of the lantern slides from the schools of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and City Planning, which were combined in 1936 to form the Graduate School of Design. Approximately 2,800 images are available.
A collection of 29,000 images primarily of architectural subjects, including interiors and exteriors of homes, stores, offices, factories, historic buildings, and other structures. Subjects are concentrated chiefly in the northeastern United States, especially the New York City area, and Florida.
Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) collections are among the largest and most heavily used in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.
The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archeological resources.
Images of world archtectural sites from pre-historic ro modern times collocated by architectural historian Jeffrey Cohen at Bryn Mawr.
Selected resources contributed by Hannah Bennett, former Assistant Director for Collections and Research at the Haas Family Arts Library.