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TRIAL Birkhauser - Building Types Online

Dear users,

take the opportunity to explore the Building Types Online database by Birkhäuser.

trial building types

Database access: https://www.degruyter.com/view/db/bdt

Trial duration: 19th March – 19th April 2018

The Building Types Online database contains a collection of conterporary buildings from all around the world, covering wide range of different types of buildings: apartment constuction, administrative and industrial buildings or museums, schools, research and technological buildings, libraries, etc.

The database focuses on floor plans and high quality cuts. Most of the plans are in vector format.

It is an online resource that can be used for teaching and studying at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and the Faculty of Architecture.

The database option is the advanced search and browsing in the Birkhäuser program content for unlimited number of users working all at once. Renowed authors analyze the context of the buliding types or explain specific aspects of planning and execution – e.g. lighting, acoustics, urbanism and circulation. Great emphasis is put on the technical quality of published images.


Citavi workshop

citavi workshop

(Designed by freepik.com)

Canceled! Due to illness of the lecturer


Where: Education Center, NTK in Prague (Technická 6, Praha 6 - NTK 3 entrance), the

When: 6.3.2018, 13:00-15:00


Patric Hilt, the key account manager of Swiss Academic Software company, will introduce the Citavi tool. Citavi is able to search, save and manage data about many information resources (Reference Editor) and it can help with planning (Task Planner) and organization (Konwledge Organizer) of scholarly text processing. Citation support ( Word Add-In) is a matter of course. 

Worth the attention…

  • Create your own resources catalogue (meta-search engine).
  • Use Task Planner to plan the phases of research so you finish your thesis on time.
  • Knowledge Organizer makes it possible to structure your text, saving notes, references, quotations, charts or graphs. Assign them to the relevnant outline parts as you go.
  • Make note of the important findings and insert them in your paper with just a click, citations and related links included.
  • Compatible with Word and LaTeX.

For more information go to: Citavi.com