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The Library search box is your starting point to find books, ebooks, DVDs, and other materials.
The following links will take you to books, videos and other library materials on that topic in the library catalog:
Information on Architecture in Oregon
From the University of Oregon. Building Oregon: Architecture of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest provides over 14,000 images and documentation about the architectural heritage of the Pacific Northwest with special emphasis on Oregon’s built environment.
City of Portland, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
The site to go for sustainability news and initiatives in Portland; particularly relevant is the section on green building.
Oregon Online Architectural Guide
An educational reference for identifying architectural materials, styles, and forms found in Oregon.
Oregon Department of Energy: Renewable Resources
State information on renewable energy resources: wind, solar, geothermal, biomass and biofuels / alternative fuels, and hydro and ocean wave technology.
University of Oregon, Institute for a Sustainable Environment
A center for special, collaborative, and applied research projects; its activities aim to produce information that can help resolve complex problems and enable people to sustain the economies and environmental systems that support their communities.
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Architecture Journals and Articles
The following list includes scholarly journals (research and criticism) and trade journals (for people working in your subject) about your subject. Also included is a list of databases, where you can search for additional articles on a specific topic:
Information on a wide range of topics related to sustainable building, including energy efficiency, recycled-content materials, land-use planning and indoor air quality. Integrates online versions of GreenSpec, Environmental Building News (EBN), and a database of more than 100 high-performance building case studies.
Scholarly, government and general-interest content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Full text of over 1000 scholarly journals in the arts and sciences, from their earliest issues up to 3-5 years ago. Does not include current issues of the journals. Video tutorials are available.