An archive of magazines comprising key research material in the fields of art and architecture, dating from the late-nineteenth century to the twenty-first. Subjects covered include fine art, decorative arts, architecture, interior design, industrial design, and photography.
The Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI) contains over 130,000 annotated references from more than 500 design and craft journals and newspapers published from 1973 onwards, and data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, firms etc., making it the largest index of its kind in the world.
The National Construction Code (NCC) provides the minimum necessary requirements for safety and health; amenity and accessibility, and sustainability in the design, construction, performance and livability of new buildings (and new building work in existing buildings) throughout Australia.
Welcome to ecospecifier, a knowledge base of over 6000 eco-products, materials, technologies and resources. The leading global source of sustainable, life-cycle assessed green product information including Global GreenTagCertTM certified and rated products. Linking independent information with a powerful search interface, ecospecifier does your materials research for homeowners and professionals alike, delivering innovative sustainable product solutions.
The BDP Environment Design Guide aims to provide building design professionals with accurate, accessible, professional literature on how to reduce the environmental impact of the built environment.Notes within the guide cover a range of relevant environmental issues and design solutions, each being authored by an authority in the field. In addition, each note is reviewed by practitioners and experts to ensure it is both accurate and accessible.
Material ConneXion is the definitive source to discover and research new and innovative materials and processes from around the world. Architects, engineers and industrial and interior designers can discover materials from a large spectrum of industries typically unnoticed or difficult to reach by the design community.
ProQuest Central is the largest multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more.
Developed in partnership with the Royal Australian Institute of Architects – product information. You can view photographs, technical data, colours and textures, and much more for thousands of building products.