General articles


About San Diego,CA:

Balboa Park site:

Fear Factor: Security in a new age: (UP)

Freedom Tower will grow on people, architect says: click here

It’s Freedom Tower:

Park, plazas and public spaces:(UP)

Pirates Bay House (arch)

Resource for Urban Design Information: - free sample pages

Six new tools for today’s architect:

Urban Planning in Wikipedia:





Architecture and Urban Planning Online Journals


Architecture: (arch)

Architecture Week:

Artichoke: (arch)

Architectural Record: (arch)

Metropolis Magazine:  (arch- UP)

Architectural Review: 


Planetizen: (UP)


Architecture and UP online dictionaries


One-Look: (general dictionary)



Architectural Terms Geo:

Art and Architecture Thesaurus online:

Illustrated Architecture Dictionary:

The Urban Design Dictionary:

The Urban Conservation Glossary:

Timber Building in Australia Glossary:


Letters to the editor or forums


Architectural records:

Architecture Week: (forum)



Pedagogical tools


Aiden Yeh podcasting blog on ads:

Architect Studio 3D:

Tips on designing displayed ads**: here


Venn Diagrams:

Writing descriptive paragraphs:

Tips-O-Matic (tips for writing sentences, paragraphs and essays):



Podcasts / videos on Architecture and UP


Art talk:

Business-Week : The city of glass:

Vernissage: (arch)

Planetizen: (UP)


Video UP /arch- Balboa Park (24 min) :


Web Tools for the course - virtual storage (1G)

Bubbleshare: (to create photostories - with voice)

Gliffy: (to create floor plans, mind maps, etc.)

Groupboard: (interactive whiteboard, chat, bulletin board)

Moodle: (our LMS)

MyChingo: (to leave voice messages)

Official Seal Generator:

Podomatic: (blogging and video/podcasts)

Site-Pal: (use the "Try Demo" link)

Springdoo: (voice/video email)

Think-Free: (to create documents, spreadsheets and slide presentations)