Great Image and Research website

Great Image and Research website

ArchNet is a member-driven website that contains a digital library of images that deal with architecture and urban planning in a very easily searchable database. …

 

New Deal Utopias

New Deal Utopias

Images of New Deal Utopias, including Greenbelt MD, just down the road from College Park, are featured on this New York Times Blog. http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/ A brief History …

 

AIAS Event: Universal Design Awareness

AIAS Event: Universal Design Awareness

The American Institute of Architects at the University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation is hosting a Universal Design Awareness event on Saturday …

 

Beauvoir, Beautiful to View

Beauvoir, Beautiful to View

By Guest Blogger Lucinda Philumalee. Beauvoir, Beautiful to View   When I attended my first University of Maryland Historic Preservation Organization (HiPO) meeting in the fall of 2008, …

 

Study Abroad 2012 – Sri Lanka

Study Abroad 2012 – Sri Lanka

Professor Lindley Vann took 20 students form the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation to Sri Lanka this past January. They travelled to various sights, …

 

Interesting thoughts on the future of teaching and digital Scholarship

Interesting thoughts on the future of teaching and digital Scholarship

Happy New Year and welcome back to School.  Over the past few days I have been directed to some interesting websites, and I will share …

 

VRC closed on Monday December 19, 2011

VRC closed on Monday December 19, 2011

Greetings friends – for those of you borrowing equipment, you will have to wait until Tuesday. The Visual Resources Collection will be open Tuesday, Wednesday …

 

Model photography

Model photography

Hello!  Just a reminder that the light sets are available to borrow for model photography both today -Thursday, and tomorrow as well as next week. If …

 

Prezi Helpful Hints

Prezi Helpful Hints

For those of you who missed the ‘How to use Prezi’ sessions, here are some links to information on building a strong Prezi. Start on …

 

Items in the VRC: Acetate sleeves for scanning

Items in the VRC: Acetate sleeves for scanning

Clear Acetate Sleeves are available for check out in the VRC.  These sleeves may be used to protect drawings from smudges while scanning, or to …