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Provides access to resources related to the study of architecture, construction, and building systems.
Organizations & Societies
Competitions / Careers
Current Themes in Architecture : New Urbanism
Congress for New Urbanism
Council for European Urbanism
The New Urban Timeline
The Town Paper's Lit of Traditional Neighborhood Development Projects
Wikipedia Article on New Urbanism
Architectural Organizations & Societies
The news site for the American Institute of Architects.
American Institute of Architects
The official homepage of the American Institute of Architects. The site includes links to the AIA Careers Center, a directory of architects, as well as other information.
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
The ASLA website has information on news, events, firms and academic institutions. It also lists the accredited programs in Landscape Architecture.
An organization based in NYC whose mission is to nurture excellence in architecture, design, and urbanism and stimulate debate and provoke thinking in the design and building issues of our day.
Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
The site for the ACSA with links to student competitions, information for students, publications about schools of architecture and architectural education.
Association of Computer Aided Design in Architecture
The site includes links to conferences, competitions, and publications related to computer aided design in architecture.
Michigan Architectural Foundation
National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA)
Site includes links to NOMA chapters, as well as information on competitions and conferences.
Society of Architectural Historians
The SAH Website offers links to SAH activities, projects, and chapter sites.
Humanitarian Architecture Groups
Architecture for Humanity
A charitable organization that seeks architectural solutions to humanitarian crisis and brings design services to communities in need.
California Inst. of Earth Art and Architecture
Cal-Earth explores the possibilities of earth art and ceramic architecture to solve homelessness.
Common Ground Community
An organization devoted to ending homelessness by developing supportive housing solutions.
Design Corps is a community service program to bring design services to building communities.
Michael Reynold's site devoted to his Earthship Biotecture -- efforts to create self-sufficient architecture from recycled materials.
An arts organization of architects, designers, and urban planners engaged in drawing attention to urban issues (based in Los Angeles).
International Development Design Summit
The Mad Housers
An Atlanta based organization engaged in action to shelter the homeless.
Make it Right
MASS : Model of Architecture Serving Society
Open Architecture Network
A collaborative online resource and project management tool for those dedicated to improving the built environment.
Red Feather Development Group
Red Feather empowers American Indian nations to create sustainable housing solutions within reservation communities.
Rural Studio engages students to address and seek solutions to community housing and development needs.
An NGO supporting transitional settlement and reconstruction in communities affected by conflicts and natural disasters.
World Shelters designs, produces, and delivers structures for both emergency response and long-term humanitarian needs.