Sources for Images of Famous Architecture

Architects, designers, historians and graphic artists often need to examine examples of famous architecture. The Web has made many large architectural image collections readily available. Several of the largest and most prominent are:

Society of Architectural Historians Image Exchange

reconstructed shrine at
Catal Hoyuk, Turkey
(SAH Image Ex) 

Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record (HABS/HAER)

Margate
Elephant
(HABS) 

Architecture Week Great Buildings

Versailles  
(Great Buildings) 

Archiplanet – a Wiki

Frank Lloyd Wright’s  
Fallingwater
(Archiplanet) 

Digital Archive of American Architecture

Breakers,  
Newport RI
(DAAA) 

Digital Imaging Project – Mary Ann Sullivan, Bluffton University

detail of Pavilion  
wall surface,
Alhambra, Spain