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April 19, 2012

The LADC has recently subscribed to Log, a journal of architecture and urbanism [Link to catalog record]. Log was founded in 2003 and continues to be published three times a year by Anyone Corporation for the purpose of advancing knowledge & understanding of architecture and and the contemporary city.

The current issue, number 24, is titled Architecture Criticism, and includes essays by scholars such as Jeffrey Kipnis, Anthony Vidler, Charles Jencks, and Sylvia Lavin [click on the names to view books at AU Libraries from these authors]. Articles in this issue treat topics such as Piplotti Rist's installation at the Wexner Center, Reiser + Umemoto's 0-14 tower, Colin Rowe's review of La Tourette, contextual counterpoint in recent work of Herzog & de Meuron and Edouard François, and Lacaton & Vassal's transformation of Bois-le-Pretre tower in Paris, among others.

Log is located on the current periodicals shelving at the LADC.

Log 24 Cover Image


Posted by Angelina Smith | in Collections, New, Research |

April 4, 2012

The Auburn University Libraries have obtained a new e-resource, Oxford Art Online. For access, go to

The Oxford Art Online home page for subscribers automatically comes up. From the home page, you are able to browse content, quick search the database, click on advanced search, search by source or search for images only.


For example, a quick search for Le Corbusier brings up biography entries, images:


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Posted by Angelina Smith | in Digital Collections, New, Research, World Wide Web |