All About Skyscrapers Database
An organization geared toward educating the public and furthering their interest in skyscrapers. Also the creator of the AASkyscrapers rules guide (www.aasrules.com), which is used in the architectural community by both companies and individuals to effectively measure the heights of buildings.
America 2050 is a national initiative to meet the infrastructure, economic development and environmental challenges of the nation as we prepare to add 120 million additional Americans by the year 2050.
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
The American Institute of Architects is the voice of the architecture profession dedicated to serving its members, advancing their value and improving the quality of the built environment.
American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)
To promote excellence in architecture education, training and practice, to foster an appreciation of architecture and related disciplines, to enrich communities in a spirit of collaboration, to organize students and combine their efforts to advance the art and science of architecture.
American Planning Association (APA) and American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
The American Planning Association and its professional institute, the American Institute of Certified Planners, are organized to advance the art and science of planning and to foster the activity of planning -- physical, economic, and social -- at the local, regional, state, and national levels. The objective of the Association is to encourage planning that will contribute to public well-being by developing communities and environments that meet the needs of people and society more effectively.
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Architecture Center (AIA NY)
Founded in 1867, the AIA New York Chapter is the oldest and largest chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The AIA New York Chapter is dedicated to three goals -- public outreach, professional development and design excellence.
Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA)
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture is a nonprofit, membership association founded in 1912 to advance the quality of architectural education.
Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP)
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) is a consortium of university-based programs offering credentials in urban and regional planning.
Brookings has attempted to improve the performance of American institutions by analyzing emerging public policy problems and offering practical remedies for them in books, reports, and articles available to policymakers, experts, and the general public.
Center City District (Philadelphia)
At the heart of Philadelphia's business district, the Center City District (CCD) serves an 100 block area, from the Liberty Bell to Amtrak's 30th Street Station, that is frequented daily by half a million employees, residents, tourists and shoppers. The CCD supplements municipal services by providing maintenance, public safety, hospitality and promotional programs and capital improvements in an area that contains some of the finest office buildings, hotels, shopping, restaurants, theaters, cultural and educational institutions, homes and historic sites in the United States.
Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA)
Cyburbia (formerly called PAIRC - The Planning and Architecture Internet Resource Center) contains a comprehensive directory of Internet resources relevant to planning, architecture, built environment. Cyburbia also contains information about architecture and planning related mailing lists and Usenet newsgroups, and hosts several interactive message areas.
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
Founded in 1977, The Fabric Workshop and Museum has developed from an ambitious experiment to a renowned institution with a widely-recognized Artist in Residence Program, an extensive permanent collection of new work created by artists at the Workshop, in-house and touring exhibitions, and comprehensive educational programming including lectures, tours, in-school presentations and student apprenticeships.
Foundation for Architecture (Chicago)
The Chicago Architecture Foundation [CAF] is dedicated to advancing public interest and education in architecture and related design. CAF pursues this mission through a comprehensive program of exhibitions, tours, special events, youth education programs and lectures all designed to enhance the public's awareness and appreciation of Chicago's outstanding architectural legacy.
HUD USER is "an information source for housing and community development researchers and policymakers. HUD USER is the primary source for Federal Government reports and information on housing policy and programs, building technology, economic development, urban planning, and other housing-related topics. HUD USER also creates and distributes a wide variety of useful information products and services."
Institute of Contemporary Art
Founded in 1963, the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania is a leader in the presentation of contemporary art. Through exhibitions, commissions, educational programs, and publications, ICA invites the public to share in the experience, interpretation and understanding of the work of established and emerging artists.
Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), an international individual member educational and scientific association, is one of the largest and fastest-growing multimodal professional transportation organizations in the world. ITE members are traffic engineers, transportation planners and other professionals who are responsible for meeting society's needs for safe and efficient surface transportation through planning, designing, implementing, operating and maintaining surface transportation systems worldwide.
International Economic Development Council (IEDC)
IEDC, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, has played a leadership role in the advances that have been made in economic development practice over the last three decades of addressing these issues.
International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA)
Latz und Partner
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is a nonprofit and tax-exempt educational institution established in 1974. Its mission as a school is to study and teach about land policy, including land economics and land taxation.
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world.
National Building Museum (Washington)
The National Building Museum is America's premier cultural institution dedicated to exploring and celebrating architecture, design, engineering, construction, and urban planning.
National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) is the sole agency authorized to accredit US professional degree programs in architecture.
National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB)
Two equally important responsibilities comprise the mission of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards: to work together as a council of member boards to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of the public and to assist member boards in carrying out their duties.
National Council on Public History - Jobs
A resource for national job postings in historic preservation.
Paolo Bürgi Architetto Paesaggista
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Since its founding in 1805, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts has been committed to fostering and collecting American art. We are pleased to present highlights of our permanent collection, one of the foremost collections of American art, ranging from colonial masters such as Robert Feke, John Singleton Copley, and Benjamin West, to major contemporary artists including Richard Diebenkorn, Red Grooms, and Faith Ringgold.
Pennsylvania State Data Center (PaSDC)
The PaSDC is the Commonwealth's official source of demographic and economic data.
Philadelphia Art Alliance
Philadelphia City Planning Commission
The City Planning Commission is responsible for guiding the orderly growth and development of the City of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Philadelphia Museum of Art stands as one of the great art institutions of the world. Founded 125 years ago, the Museum houses over 225,000 works of art.
PLANetizen is a public-interest information exchange for the urban planning and development community. We provide a daily, one-stop source for urban planning news, job opportunities, commentary and events.
PreservationDirectory.com - the online resource for historic preservation, building restoration and cultural resource management in the United States & Canada. Our goal is to foster the preservation of historic buildings, historic downtowns and neighborhoods, cultural resources and to promote heritage tourism by facilitating communication among historic preservation professionals and the general public.
PreserveNet Job Board
Featuring regularly updated professional employment and internship opportunities for those in the preservation industry and allied fields.
Regional Plan Association (RPA)
The Regional Plan Association has worked since 1929 to improve the quality of life in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut Metropolitan area by creating long-term plans and promoting their implementation across political boundaries. On the basis of professional research, the Association recommends policy improvements, fosters cooperation among various government and private organizations,and involves the public in considering and shaping its own future.
RUR Reiser + Umemoto
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA)
As one of the world's most innovative museums of modern and contemporary art, SFMOMA has had an active Web presence for over nine years (a very long time, when measured in Internet time). During this period we have redesigned our site twice, always with the idea that a museum such as ours should continually strive to improve the ways in which it serves a diverse public.
Storefront for Art and Architecture
Founded in 1982, Storefront for Art and Architecture is a nonprofit organization committed to the advancement of innovative positions in art, architecture and design.
Transportation Research Board (TRB)
The Transportation Research Board (TRB) is a unit of the National Research Council, a private, nonprofit institution that is the principal operating agency of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering. The Board's mission is to promote innovation and progress in transportation by stimulating and conducting research, facilitating the dissemination of information, and encouraging the implementation of research results.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
HUD's mission is to provide "...a decent, safe, and sanitary home and suitable living environment for every American."
Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA)
URISA is non-profit association of professionals using information technology to solve problems in planning, public works, the environment, emergency services, utilities and throughout state and local governments.
The Urban Land Institute
The mission of the Urban Land Institute is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land to enhance the total environment.
Van Alen Institute
The mission of Van Alen Institute is to improve the design of the public realm.