Periods & Styles in Architecture
Take a guided tour through architectural history. These links will lead you to articles, photographs, and Web sites that feature great buildings and structures, from prehistoric to modern times.
World's Tallest Buildings
This comprehensive chart shows statistics of the world's tallest buildings, with more than 100 skyscrapers compared, including several skyscrapers still under construction.
Great Buildings & Structures
Facts and photos for the world's most famous buildings are organized by building type. Browse for great bridges, arches, towers, skyscrapers, castles, domes, monuments, and much more.
Explore the works of the world's most famous architects and designers. Here are biographies, photos, and resources.
How Buildings Work
What makes buildings, towers, bridges, and other structures stand up... or fall down? For anyone who is curious about the basic principles of construction, these articles provide fun and easy engineering facts.
Guide to American Homes, 1600 - Present
Find features and photos for favorite housing styles in North America, from Georgian Colonial up through modern times.
Architecture for Travelers
Browse for great buildings by country, and explore national and cultural influences in building design. Net links for architecture in Europe, Asia, the United Kingdom, Africa, India, Canada, the United States, and other regions. Also find travel advice and resources.
Find the names of building parts and other important words in our illustrated dictionary.
Use this page to find online resources for your research paper or project related to architecture and building design.