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Conservation – Restoration
Art & Architecture Source is the largest full-text art research database covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as architecture and architectural design. With strong international coverage, it offers hundreds of full-text art journals, magazines and books, plus detailed indexing and abstracts and thousands of images.
This resource is based on the multi-volume index of the same name, which was published in 1963, collaborated by the Columbia University Avery Library collection. Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals surveys over 2'500 journals. The index covers international, scholarly and popular periodical literature, including publications of professional associations, U.S. state and regional periodicals and major serial publications on the architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia.
Birkhäuser Building Types Online is an online resource for teaching and practice of architectural design. It is based on Birkhäuser's professional publications issued between 2002 and 2016, and includes more than 850 case studies and more than 120 thematic articles on specific aspects of individual building types. It provides access to approx. 5000 mostly vector-based architectural drawings of high quality as well as to 2000 photographs of the buildings.
DETAIL Inspiration provides online access to more than 5'500 projects published in the Detail journal. Each project described in the database is accompanied by DETAIL project documents, which can be downloaded as PDFs. Publication information (edition/year) helps users to find the right edition in their print collections. The database content is expanded and updated with the release of each new issue.
OnArchitecture is an online audiovisual service providing a panorama of the world's main authors, works, experiences and problematics related to the field of architecture. OnArchitecture's collection features original videos, such as interviews, buildings and installations, all of this enriched with a selection of complementary material -documents and audiovisuals- about the main authors and figures of contemporary architecture. Currently, the platform contains 170 videos.
The RIBA Library catalogue contains records describing books, articles, manuscripts and images held by the British Architectural Library. Main subjects: architecture, applied arts, furniture, design, construction history, building conservation, urban planning and history.
RSWB®plus combines the German database RSWB® ("Raumordnung, Städtebau, Wohnungswesen, Bauwesen") and the international database ICONDA®Bibliographic ("The International CONstruction DAtabase") in a single search interface, therefore expanding their respective results. The breadth of its scope makes it one of the most important database for the construction industry and the academic disciplines connected with the study of archotecture. At the moment, RSWB®plus contains more than 1'400'000 bibliografic citations, with daily updates amounting to almost 20'000 record every year.
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