University of Nevada Architecture Links - Jeanne Brown, Architecture Librarian at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas maintains a very comprehensive site which provides useful starting points on many architecture related topics.
City Planning Web Links - City Planning Resources compiled by the University of California at Berkeley.
Sapling - Gateway to architecture, planning, and landscape weblinks which cover a variety of specialized topics
archINFORM - an international archtiectural database, which includes information on over 29,000 built and unbuilt projects.
Architects Journal Building Library - although a subscription is required for most of the site, there are some buildings which are free to view. Includes information, pictures, drawings, and details for contemporary British architecture.
Architecture Page - Online design resource with information on recent projects and profiles of contemporary architecture firms.
Emporis - Information on cities and buildings, particularly high rise structures.
Great Buildings - from ArchitectureWeek, serves as a starting point for basic information on architecture; includes pictures, drawings, or models for some buildings.
Phaidon Atlas- An extensive global atlas of leading contemporary architecture – search thousands of categories for buildings, architects, drawings and images.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites - 931 sites listed by the World Heritage Committee, which are are significant to cultural and national heritage.
Vitruvio - (Italian Website) general information about significant works, with external links for more information.
These can be used to locate a site or building:
*NOTE: for these kinds of sources, images may not always be up to date, and street /birds eye views are limited. Lower image quality.
These sites provide very basic images and information:
*NOTE: Articles from such sites may or may not be from reliable sources or scholarly authors.