Curious about museums, galleries, and the specifics of their physical environment? inexhibit.com is a rich resource of images, articles, technical reports and more about temporary and permanent exhibition spaces.
Another Olympics games means a new installment of the National Science Foundation's "Science of Sports" series: Science and Engineering of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games! Each of the ten episodes presents Olympic athletes and the science and engineering concepts that underlie their performance. It's a great way to learn more about top NSF-supported research and the real-life applications.
In addition to adding new content to our AAEL Digital Images database, we do work to improve the interface. The new year has brought a few new features:
Charles and Ray Eames were renowned for their chair designs. One of their most famed creations is the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, designed in 1956 for Michigan's Herman Miller. In addition to online images of the chair, Imageworks has several dvds about the lounge chair available to check out
Ireland might not have a high architectural profile, but undeservedly so. To explore more about the varied architecture, past and present, check out Archiseek: Architecture news and views from Ireland.
Are you researching housing projects by particular architects or in certain cities/countries? Or just curious about the possibilities for multi-unit housing? Check out the online resource HousingPrototypes.org. While currently limited to western Europe and a few other countries, the range of projects is impressive. Each project page provides summary information, a description, images, and reference works.
Following the lead of countless other museums like the Rijksmuseum and London's Victoria and Albert, the The Getty Trust is now making most of their digital resources available without restriction.
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