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