Archtoolbox started as an online technical reference for architects and interior designers. We made your life easier by hosting detailed articles about the building systems and materials we all used in our projects.
At the Center for Health Design, we're focused on the connection between design and health. As a non-profit organization of passionate healthcare designers and professionals, we're dedicated to improving the quality of healthcare through design of the built environment.
The Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) is an independent, non-profit accrediting organization for interior design education programs at colleges and universities in the United States and internationally.
The Council for Interior Design Qualification (CIDQ) is the premiere certifying organization for interior design professionals. CIDQ develops and administers the three-part NCIDQ Examination, which tests interior designers’ knowledge of core competencies required for professional practice in the industry.
IIDA is the Commercial Interior Design association with global reach. We support design professionals, industry affiliates, educators, students, firms, and their clients through our network of 15,000+ members across 58 countries.
The Interior Design Society (IDS) is an independent national organization comprised of more than 2,000 members. One of the country's largest design organizations dedicated to serving the residential interior design industry, IDS embraces four core values including professionalism, community, influence and growth.
The Department of Justice’s revised regulations for Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) were published in the Federal Register on September 15, 2010. These regulations adopted revised, enforceable accessibility standards called the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design, "2010 Standards."
ARCAT was founded in 1991 by Rick and Leslie Jannott, and was known as the Big Red Book. The ARCAT Directory was created as a desktop reference with listings and manufacturer's catalogs. Twenty-five plus years later ARCAT has evolved into the most used website for finding building product information and product content such as specs, CAD and BIM.
The Blue Book Building and Construction Network is the largest and most active network in the commercial construction industry. Over a million companies searchable by name, product category, and region.
Utilizing and developing standards and best practices, the Material Order consortium provides a community-based approach to the management of design material collections with federated search access among participating institutions.
The WBDG is the only web-based portal providing government and industry practitioners with one-stop access to up-to-date information on a wide range of building-related guidance, criteria and technology from a 'whole buildings' perspective.
The Vitra Design Museum numbers among the world's leading museums of design. It is dedicated to the research and presentation of design, past and present, and examines design's relationship to architecture, art and everyday culture.