Architecture Library

Art and Architecture Archive – *new database*

Posted on 10 August 2016 by Rob S

Cardiff University students and staff now have access to the Art and Architecture Archive. This database provides full-text access to scanned articles from late-nineteenth to twenty-first century magazines covering fine art, decorative arts, architecture, interior design, industrial design, and photography. Titles included are Aperture (1952-2005), Architects’ Journal (1919-2005), Architectural Review (1896-2005), British Journal of Photography
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Birkhäuser’s Building Types Online – *new trial*

Posted on 21 April 2016 by Rob S

We currently have a trial to Birkhäuser’s Building Types Online, expiring 6th June 2016. The 850 contemporary building studies included in this database are drawn from existing Birkhauser publications and include examples of housing, office buildings, museums, schools, libraries and industrial complexes. The database is searchable by building type, country, architect, year of build, urban
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Architectural Digest Archive – *new trial*

Posted on 13 April 2016 by Rob S

We currently have a trial to Architectural Digest Archive, expiring 11th May 2016. Architectural Digest Archive includes the full text of this publication on architecture, art, interior design and home design products from 1926 to 2011 inclusive. The Archive includes AD100, the Architectural Digest annual list of 100 leading architects from around the world. Contact
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Architecture and Bute Libraries feature in new publication

Posted on 21 July 2015 by Rob S

Architectural and photojournalism collections within the Architecture and Bute Libraries receive mention within ARLIS’ recently published Art Researchers’ Guide to Cardiff and South Wales. This title, soon to be available in the Architecture Library, is the fifth in a series from ARLIS, the Art Libraries Society, published to highlight unique collections for the art researcher. The Cardiff
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Rare architectural material goes digital

Posted on 17 November 2014 by Rob S

As reported in the Special Collections and Archives (SCOLAR) blog, digitised versions of some of Cardiff University’s rare books have been made available through the DigitalSearch web resource. And architecture is well represented, with classic and modern texts, all richly illustrated, available on the Welsh vernacular form, 20th century Welsh architecture and Cardiff’s Civic Centre, drawn from
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DETAIL Inspiration

Posted on 7 March 2014 by Rob S

A new architectural image database from the publishers of the journal Detail is on trial access until 20th March. The database offers visual inspiration for building designs, drawing from more than 2,000 projects from the last 30 years.  It provides photographs, some sketches and technical product information, with a clear and structured search. To access
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Archi Top Issues: September 2013

Posted on 30 September 2013 by Rob S

The most borrowed books from the Architecture Library in September 2013 were: Lessons for students in architecture / Hertzberger, Herman. Architectural acoustics / Egan, M. David. Eyes of the skin : architecture and the senses / Pallasmaa, Juhani. The art of the storyboard : storyboarding for film, TV, and animation / Hart, John. Inclusive design
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