Provides access to Grove Art, the foremost scholarly art encyclopedia, updated regularly and covering global art and architecture from prehistory to present day. Includes peer-reviewed articles contributed by scholars from around the world, accompanied by images, bibliographies, and links to additional resources. Limited to 8 concurrent users.
Authoritative dictionary covers architectural history in detail, from ancient times to the present day. Includes concise biographies of hundreds of architects from history (excluding living persons). Text is complemented by over 260 line drawings, labelled cross-sections, and diagrams. These include precise drawings of typical building features, making it easy for readers to identify particular period styles.
This book provides comprehensive coverage of the many facets of historic preservation: the philosophy and history of the movement, the role of government, the documentation and designation of historic properties, sensitive architectural designs and planning, preservation technology, and heritage tourism, plus a survey of architectural styles.
An open platform that allows users to contribute information (including images) related to any building, with worldwide coverage. Basic information is publicly available for free, but a subscription may be required for more detail.
The eighth volume in the Buildings of the United States series, Buildings of Louisiana is both an architectural history of the state and a guidebook to the architectural riches within its borders. Generously illustrated with photographs and maps, the volume is divided into sections coveringeach of the state's main regions.
Call Number: NA 730 .L8 L68 1997 Louisiana Research Collections
Publication Date: 1997
Includes public edifices and grand plantation complexes, as well as habitations of the common man as well as industrial structures. The project has yielded not only graphic and written documentation of the buildings, many no longer standing, but also new insights into the history of the state's architecture.
v. 1. The Lower Garden District.--v. 2. The American sector (Faubourg St. Mary)--v. 3. The cemeteries.--v. 4. The Creole Faubourgs.--v. 5. The Esplanade Ridge.--v. 6. Faubourg Tremé and the Bayou Road.--v. 7. Jefferson City