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Design & Ecology: Precedents, Images

Le Corbusier

Ronchamp, 1955

Maps, Data, and GIS

GIS & Geovisualization - A guide to some of the mapping resources available through the University of Manitoba Libraries.

Data Visualization - a guide for data visualization support.


GISHub Access

to ArcGIS Online

Access Libraries GIS data

Winnipeg Historical Maps - This Flickr collection includes maps covering Winnipeg transportation, growth and boundaries, zoning and planning, and geological engineering.



Data Visualization Workshops on GitHub.

For more information please contact:
Meg Miller
GIS & Data Visualization Librarian Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Digital Databases

The best place to find visual precedents is in the architecture journal literature. You can browse the journals, or search the project type in the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals where these journals are indexed. 

The databases below have images by project type and artstor has many architectural models and drawings.

Artstor homepage

ARTstor Blog
Learn about ARTstor collections, tools, services & events.


Great Buildings Collection database

Image Source Books