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AEAH 4815: 20th Century Architecture and Interiors : Materials & Technology

Research resources for creating a biography of a key building or interior.

Selected Books

Researching the Materials and Technology of Your Building

After finding books and journal articles on your building (under "History & Culture" tab), you will know the kinds of materials used to create the building. Then you can search for those materials in books and journals to find out more about the timeline of when they were used and by what culture, etc.

Search example: steel AND building, steel AND architecture, concrete AND building, concrete AND architecture, concrete AND history, etc.

Green and Sustainable Materials and Technology

Search BuildingGreen database for journal articles and specifications for green building materials and technologies.

Green Architecture & Sustainable Design Councils

Green Architecture & Sustainable Design Councils

US Green Building Council

World Green Building Council

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