The Twentieth Century Society


Archinet UK

Archinet UK is a web resource covering UK architecture and construction. The site is in 5 parts, including the British Architecture Page, UK Award Winners, and the Abacus Construction Index UK, a collection of more than 100 professionally edited product guides.

Album of Tension Structures

Images and background to a series of notable tension structures.

Archiseek has a wealth of information on Irish architecture – both old and new – as well as coverage of worldwide buildings in Europe, Australia and North America.

Architecture Centre

The Architecture Centre is a not-for-profit organisation which champions better buildings and places for everyone. Based in Bristol, it is part of a network of 23 architecture centres in the UK.

Culture 24

Latest news, exhibition reviews, links, listings and education resources from thousands of UK museums, galleries, archives and libraries, all in one place.

Great Buildings

This gateway to architecture around the world and across history documents a thousand buildings and hundreds of leading architects with photographic images and architectural drawings, integrated maps and timelines, 3D building models, commentaries, bibliographies, web links, and more.


The HEIRNET register contains details of Historic Environment Information Resources held by organisations from across the UK. The register includes details of National Monuments Records, Sites and Monuments Records, national thematic inventories, specialist resources and other information sources. Users can search the register by subject, theme and name to find contact details and (where available) links to websites of potential interest.

Looking at Buildings

An introduction to architecture with pages on Building Types, architectural styles and traditions and building materials and methods of construction, and an expanding guide and introduction to buildings in seven of England’s cities.

NBS Resources

Bringing together a wide range of information on the construction industry from reading lists and a library of specially-written articles, to a directory of industry organisations and one of the largest collections of construction-specific recommended links available.

The Building Exploratory

Launched in 1996 and based in Hackney, East London, the Building Exploratory helps people discover the secrets of their local area and gain a better understanding of the buildings and spaces that surround them.

The Pevsner Architectural Guides

Hosted by publishers Yale University Press, this is a microsite with up-to-date news and information about the Pevsner Architectural Guides series.