SAH Archipedia: California's Classic Buildings Completed

by SAH News | Oct 24, 2018
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Jonas Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Photograph by Carol M. Highsmith.

We are pleased to announce California’s Classic Buildings is now complete on SAH Archipedia. With entries including iconic modernist structures to those inspired by California’s car culture, this list of the state’s most representative buildings and landscapes was compiled by Emily Bills and includes contributions from over sixty authors.

SAH Archipedia is an interactive, media-rich online encyclopedia of American architecture developed by the Society of Architectural Historians in collaboration with the University of Virginia PressOver 19,000 building histories, photographs, maps, and essays from the Society's award-winning Buildings of the United States series are available online to SAH members and institutional subscribers in SAH Archipedia. Its open access counterpart, SAH Archipedia Classic Buildings, is available to the public at sah-archipedia.org and contains peer-reviewed essays, photos, and maps for more than 4,100 structures in all 50 states. 

Learn more about SAH Archipedia at sah.org/sah-archipedia.




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