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Building Types Online

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

This architectural design resource offers detailed search and browse access to the contents of the Birkhäuser collection of building types. All content was written and selected by internationally renowned authors in architectural design. It contains a large international collection of contemporary buildings, eg housing, office buildings, museums, schools, libraries, industrial complexes, including 850 international case studies from the past 30 years, more than 120 thematic articles on specific aspects of building design, approx. 1,800 photos and approx. 3,500 technical plans. Updated annually.

Publisher

Birkhauser

 

 

DETAIL Inspiration

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

DETAIL Inspiration provides architects with images and reference details for more than 3,000 projects from the last 30 years of DETAIL. The integrated search function, with numerous filters, allows you to find precisely the right information. Each project described in the database is accompanied by DETAIL project documents. Publication information (edition/year) helps users to find the right edition in their print collections. The database content is expanded and updated with the release of each new issue of DETAIL.

Please note, this resource does NOT contain the content of DETAIL magazine, apart from the projects.

Coverage

  • DETAIL Inspiration (Bilingual English and German database) 1987 onwards.
  • DETAIL Inspiration (German language database) 1963 onwards.

Publisher

Institut fur internationale Architektur Dokumentation (IiAD)

 

 

 

Digimap

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

Digimap is a collection of services that deliver maps and map data of Great Britain. The map data can be downloaded to use with GIS or CAD software.

There are 5 Digimap services:

  • Current Ordnance Survey Collection: current contemporary Ordnance Survey map data for download and use within GIS and CAD applications.
  • Historic Digimap: historic Ordnance Survey maps dating from 1843 to 1996.
  • Geology Digimap: contemporary British Geological Survey map data. 1:50,000, 1:250,000 and 1:625,000 scales available in ESRI and MapInfo formats, plus information from the Lexicon of Named Rock Units.
  • Environment Digimap: users can view maps through their web browser, save maps for printing and download environmental map data for use in geographical information systems.
  • Aerial Digimap: Aerial Digimap provides high resolution (25cm) vertical aerial imagery data of Great Britain from Getmapping.

Note: users must register with Digimap.

Guides

  • The Digimap resource centre provides support for all Digimap services, including guidance on downloading data for GIS, CAD, and on annotating maps. There is also an instant chat-enquiry service.
  • Like learning from videos? Visit the Digimap YouTube channel.

Licence and terms of use

Digimap is for educational use only, eg learning, teaching and research purposes.

  • The publisher does not allow UWE Bristol students based at UK and international partner institutions (and the staff that support them) to access this database
  • End-user licence agreement: licence for the use of Ordnance Survey mapping data.
  • End-user licence FAQs: questions and answers about what you can and cannot do with Digimap's maps and data.

Publisher

Edina

 

 

Great Buildings Online

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone can access this database

Description

This gateway to architecture around the world and across history documents a thousand buildings, and hundreds of leading architects, with photographic images and architectural drawings, integrated maps and timelines, 3D building models, commentaries, bibliographies, web links, and more, for famous designers and structures of all kinds.

Publisher

Architecture Week.

 

 

Images of England

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone can access this database

Description

A digital library of photographs of England's listed buildings, together with text descriptions.

Notes: Users must register to use the Advanced search facilities.

Coverage

You can view over 300,000 images of England’s built heritage from lamp posts to lavatories, phone boxes to toll booths, mile stones to gravestones, as well as thousands of bridges, historic houses, and churches.

Publisher

National Monument Record and English Heritage

 

 

 

Inside Housing

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Inside Housing is the leading weekly magazine for housing professionals in the UK and the first choice for anyone looking for a job in housing. With its lively mix of news, features and analysis, housing professionals rely on Inside Housing to keep them fully updated on everything in the social housing world.

Publisher

Ocean Media Group (OMG)

 

 

 

Landmap

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

The Landmap service provides UK academia with a high quality spatial data download service which is enhanced and supported by a range of learning material.

Landmap is no longer being updated. The material presented via this resource should be considered as archival.

Publisher

Mimas

 

 

 

 

 

 

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