The definitive architectural encyclopedia is now open for everyone to read - Architecture Blogs

The definitive architectural encyclopedia is now open for everyone to read



Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, OH | Barbara Powers

The SAH Achipedia has gone mobile and open-access Cities are filled with buildings we know nothing about. It?s no one?s fault?the built environment is overwhelmingly complex, comprised of structures, public spaces, and streets that tell a story of our collective history.

Benjamin L. Ross
Roofless Church, New Harmony, IN

To better understand those stories, the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) and University of Virginia Press (UVA Press) partnered on the SAH Archipedia, an online resource launched in 2012 that drew from content in the printed Buildings of the United States books (BUS).

Robert M. Craig
Swan House, Atlanta, GA
In the years since, the SAH has added to the online collection of histories and essays, building it up as a definitive repository of architectural knowledge that encompasses more than 20,000 structures and places in the U.S. Like a Wikipedia written by editors and experts, the SAH has now gone open-access and mobile, giving a clean, accessible shine to its treasure trove of architectural writing.
Want to know the story behind Atlanta?s elegant Swan House" Easy. Curious to see what an expert has to say about Nebraska?s landscape" There?s an essay on that, too. You can dive into writings based around place and theme, scour maps, check out photos, and read encyclopedic histories that have been organized by architect, address, m...
Source: curbed
URL: http://www.curbed.com/

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Halo smart collar designed to protect athletes from concussion

Soviet Architecture Photography

08-06-2016 21:41 - ( architecture )


Penda and MINI Living's Urban Cabin draws from Beijing hutongs | Architecture | Dezeen

Energy-efficient English country home wants $1.9 million

The home was designed by Barnaby Gunning in 2012 Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day" Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We\'d love to see what you\'ve...
16-10-2017 22:03 - ( architecture )
Penda and MINI Living's Urban Cabin draws from Beijing hutongs | Architecture | Dezeen

Urban Apartment Living Redefined: A Vision for Timber Towers in Tokyo

It?s rare to come across an apartment building that?s not just a big boring box, with enclosed interior passageways and maybe some balconies, if the residents are lucky. Access to private or even shared outdoor spaces is limited to nonexistent,...
04-08-2016 21:36 - ( architecture )
Penda and MINI Living's Urban Cabin draws from Beijing hutongs | Architecture | Dezeen

Stunning vacation home blends modern and traditional style

Sometimes you get the best of both worlds It?s hard to strike a balance between cozy and cold, but this vacation home outside of Toronto is a study in harmony. Canadian architecture firm Scott Posno Design built the gray-clad house with...
05-04-2018 21:40 - ( architecture )
Penda and MINI Living's Urban Cabin draws from Beijing hutongs | Architecture | Dezeen

Endless Summer: These Retractable Pool Covers Let You Swim Year-Round

Diving into the glittering turquoise waters of a backyard swimming pool is so refreshing when it?s hot outside, but very few climates offer comfortable weather conditions for year-round swimming. By October, swimming season is over in most locales....
27-10-2017 21:45 - ( architecture )
Penda and MINI Living's Urban Cabin draws from Beijing hutongs | Architecture | Dezeen

Former HGTV Dream Home hits market for $1.9M

Waterfront views and outdoor spaces abound Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day" Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We?d love to see what you?ve got. Location:...
16-01-2019 21:39 - ( architecture )


Penda and MINI Living's Urban Cabin draws from Beijing hutongs | Architecture | Dezeen

Mobius Loop, Baidu Science and Technology Park Beijing

Beijing Headquarters Building, Green Technology, Architecture Images, Energy Saving, Office Mobius Loop, Baidu Science and Technology Park Beijing Baidu Science and Technology Park, China – design by Gang Wu / WSP Architects 20 Oct 2018 Mobius...
20-10-2018 21:21 - ( architecture )
Penda and MINI Living's Urban Cabin draws from Beijing hutongs | Architecture | Dezeen

Minimal Interior Design by Loft Kolasi?ski

Minimal interior design is the name of the game with the Berlin based Loft Kolasi?ski. These interiors are so minimal and exact I almost thought they were all renderings. The minimal approach to this interiors let a few pieces stand out and command...
13-02-2017 22:06 - ( architecture )
Penda and MINI Living's Urban Cabin draws from Beijing hutongs | Architecture | Dezeen

Forest of Light for COS / Sou Fujimoto

17-04-2016 21:50 - ( architecture )
Penda and MINI Living's Urban Cabin draws from Beijing hutongs | Architecture | Dezeen

Fixer Upper?s ?Barndominium? on the market for $1.2M

But you better actually live in it Loyal fans of HGTV?s hit show Fixer Upper will probably recognize Season 3?s ?Barndominium,? which epitomizes the ?farmhouse chic? style that series leading lady Joanna Gaines has evangelized in house...
11-04-2017 22:08 - ( architecture )
Penda and MINI Living's Urban Cabin draws from Beijing hutongs | Architecture | Dezeen

New Type of Wooden Bricks with Joints for Building Wooden House

Wooden houses that we are used to see are probably in the past now, when we were presented with the Brikawood. These wooden blocks are connecting to each other by joints that make them very strong and stable.  The construction base is done on a...
01-11-2016 21:50 - ( architecture )


Penda and MINI Living's Urban Cabin draws from Beijing hutongs | Architecture | Dezeen

Skygarden House by Dubbeldam Architecture + Design

This amazing contemporary home situated in Toronto, Canada, was designed in 2015 by Dubbeldam Architecture + Design. Description by Dubbeldam Architecture + Design Situated on a narrow lot in an older Toronto neighborhood, the...
27-04-2016 22:48 - ( architecture )
Penda and MINI Living's Urban Cabin draws from Beijing hutongs | Architecture | Dezeen

5 Reasons Why Super Chunky Blankets Are The Must Have Item For Winter

  You’ve seen them gracing winter catalogs, plastered across your ?Comfy Cozy? Pinterest board, and draped nonchalantly in the front window of your local yarn shop, beckoning you to turn down a night out for an evening of hot cocoa,...
10-12-2015 21:41 - ( architecture )
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