Is a free research database covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Is a free distribution service and an open archive for scholarly articles in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science, and economics. Materials on this site are not peer-reviewed by arXiv.
Offers architects, designers and building contractors comprehensive guidance on the visual representation of materials, products, systems and assemblies essential for conceptualizing and constructing buildings.
This AGS Reference provides a compendium of planning standards, optimum dimensions, and normative construction details. The expert discussion on design and construction documentation fundamentals, and the high-quality drawings, tables and designs make this Reference a go-to resource for design and construction professionals.
Key features include:
-Access to thousands of downloadable graphic details, charts and ready-to-edit CAD drawings -Intuitive navigation capabilities and enhanced discoverability of expert content and technical data -Key architectural design and production processes—functional planning, environmental assessment, building resiliency, and architectural construction documentation -Thorough coverage of materials: concrete, masonry, metals, wood, plastics, composites, and glass; and a comprehensive survey of building elements -Appendices filled with pertinent data such as: classic architectural elements; mathematical data; and structural calculations
Database indexes journal articles on architecture and design, covering subjects such as the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and interior design.
Covers scholarly and popular periodical literature including publications of professional associations, American state and regional periodicals, and the major serials on architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia.
Articles are included from key publications such as C3 Korea, Domus, Dwell, and El Croquis, as well as architectural articles from art and planning journals such as Burlington Magazine and Urban Land.
· Over 800,000 records from 325 current and 3,080 retrospective U.S. and foreign journals
· 20,000 citation records to architects' obituaries