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functionalism OR rationalism
sanctuary OR chancel
oriel window OR bay window
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Millions of high-resolution images of historical and contemporary architecture, decorative arts, design, painting, photography, sculpture, and other forms of visual culture; includes zooming, panning, and rotating functions, as well as physical details
Oxford Art Online
Information about architects and architecture from Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics
Academic Search Premier
Articles periodicals like Architectural Engineering and Design Management, Architectural Record, Architectural Review, Journal of Urban Design, Planning, and more
Articles from periodicals like Architectural Digest, Buildings and Landscapes, Contract, Journal of Research in Architecture and Planning, and more
JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collections
Full text of older issues of periodicals like Architectural History, Design Quarterly, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, and more
EBSCO eBook Collection
Includes thousands of titles about architects and architecture
Includes hundreds of eBooks on architects and architecture
Book titles like 100 Ideas that Changed Architecture, Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Design, Architectural Excellence: 500 Iconic Buildings, The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of 20th Century Architecture, and more
ABC-CLIO eBook Collection
Titles like The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Homes through World History, The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Homes through American History, Icons of American Architecture, and more
VAST: Academic Video Online
Important documentaries and more about architecture
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