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Building Types Online

What is it? Building Types Online contains 850 case studies and approximately 5000 architectural drawings as well as 2000 photographs of buildings. This tool will facilitate research on building typology and architectural design assignments. Thematic articles provide background information on individual building types or explain specific aspects such as lighting, acoustics, urban considerations, access types or planning processes. Users will be offered resources on building types based on seminal buildings of the past 30 years. Housing as one of the most frequent design tasks forms a large focus of the database.

​*Comprehensive online resource for teaching and practice of architectural design
*Large international collection of contemporary buildings: housing, schools, libraries, office buildings, museums, sacred buildings, industrial complexes and other building types
*Comprises currently approx. 5000 drawings and 2000 photos
*Drawings are mostly vector-based, drawn to scale and available for download
*Search options: Full text, architect, building types, decade, height, country, author, urban context and four additional search criteria that can be combined
*Browse options grant systematic access to all content according to Building Type, Urban Context and Morphological Type *
*Annual updates will add new building types and more contemporary international case studies

Why use it? Large international collection of contemporary buildings

Coverage: Varies

Access: Available on networked computers on the MSU campus in Bozeman and via the proxy server. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.

Vendor: De Gruyter

Subjects: Architecture, Architecture Core, Art

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Total interactions: 754

Rank: 224 out of 312 databases

Rating: 2 out of 5 (based on 754 out of 2198004 total interactions with all of our databases)

Last updated: 2024-07-20 17:00:25


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