There is an excellent Google Earth User Guide at the site.
I thought it would be interesting to search for world architecture and civic/public squares and to mark and tag it in Google Earth. Here are some topic suggestions:
In the Google Earth User Guide see section "Marking Places" for:
You can now search for various landmarks in interesting cities, find images of high resolution and present these on a powerpoint slideshow for a class presentation. Have fun!
1. Search the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals for drawings and plans.
In the search box use the following search terms:
photos., drawings, maps, site plans, plans, elevations and sections.
I.e. "fallingwater house" and sections and plans
2. Search the Architecture.com site produced by RIBA, the Royal Institute of British Architecture. When there visit RIBApix, the world's most extensive visual archive devoted to architecture.
3. Search Cartography Associate's freely accessible Visual Collections a image database of over 300,000 images.
4. Search the Winnipeg Building Index for images and information on Winnipeg buildings.
5. Search the following links for maps of Winnipeg and Manitoba:
How do you add your photographs? Go to flickr.com and create a free Yahoo account (if you don’t already have one). You can then upload your photographs to your personal flickr space.
I have created a group for the first year Environmental Design students that focuses on Winnipeg design:
That’s it. Have fun!
More detailed information on using Flickr is available on their website
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