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
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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.
A new image database of maps from the University of Michigan's Digital Library Production Service!
NASA's Multimedia page is a fabulous source for still images, videos, 3D models and images, podcasts and more. Their scope is the same as their mission: the entire universe!
In this era of computer-aided design, the skills required to create a single-sheet measured drawing of a building may seem to be irrelevant. Yet as a means of fully understanding and documenting a design, architectural delination is invaluable. Now, the National Park Service is administering an annual prize for the best drawing:
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