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Architecture & Civil Engineering: Maps and Audio-Visual Sources
Digimap enables you to access, draw, print and download digital map data from current and historic UK collections. Our subscription also includes building information (Verisk), land cover, geological, marine, agricultural, society, and aerial maps, plus Lidar data. Selected Global maps and map data are also available. Register with your University username and password to begin.
A collection of published materials and ephemera relating to all aspects of the history of landscape and garden design assembled and owned by the Gardens Trust. Formerly known as the Garden History Society.
Covers international news including business, company and industry news. It gives full-text access to the international press, including major world newspapers and the trade/advertising press. IMPORTANT: Please note that business and news databases are licenced for education and research purposes only and cannot be used for University business.
News coverage includes the Financial Times from 1982 with a 30 day embargo. Note that the FT is not in the UK newspapers group search (filter) in the Power Search.
This resource lets any of our students or staff record and access broadcasts from more than 65 free-to-air TV and radio channels. For architects, anything from Dan Cruickshank’s Adventures in Architecture to The Secret Life of Buildings, plus much more.
Free online educational resources - videos, games, projects and more - for civil and structural engineering, including materials and design, created by academics and professionals. Includes videos on materials by Tim Ibell.
The NBS website includes a broad range of programmes on civil engineering subjects, including case studies, technical guidance and interviews with leading industry figures.
Important:it is your responsibility to find out whether, and in what ways, you are permitted to use images from any of the following databases. Please refer to the terms & conditions of the relevant databases and to the following guidance:
This sketchbook, now held in the Glasgow School of Art archive, was taken by Charles Rennie Mackintosh on his tour of Italy, France and Belgium in 1891. The online version retraces Mackintosh's route via interactive 19th Century Baedeker maps, and shows his sketches alongside present day photographs of the same locations (photographs provided by David Buri and George Rawson).
Browse more than 20,000 images of vernacular architecture from around the world. These images were taken by Professor Paul Oliver MBE during his fifty year career. It's open access and includes details on how to reference the images.
A multimedia resource for teaching, research and professional activity in urban design and includes the physical design, management, planning and use of buildings and landscape in terms of their relationship to public and open space. The service gathers and re-publishes multimedia material contributed by professional bodies, practitioners, academics and students. It also researches and creates new resources.
Includes over 100,000 images from national collections in art, design, sculpture and architecture. Images are freely available and copyright cleared for use in teaching, learning and research in the UK.
Showcases art and collections from over 200 properties managed by the National Trust. They are a charity that preserves special places in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and makes them accessible for visitors.
Founded in 2008, ArchDaily is one of the biggest and most popular Architecture websites in the world. It is a great source for news and information from around the world on all aspects of Architecture.