Tag: RIBAPedia

OpenBuildings.com: crowd-sourcing a building directory

OpenBuildings article on Charlton House

When I discovered the crowd-sourced building directory OpenBuildings.com I was immediately intrigued, not least because of its ambitious strapline: “Archiving the world’s built environment.” I have been a long-time editor of Wikipedia and am interested in how social media can be used in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) field to share and develop information and …

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RIBA wiki

The Royal Institute of British Architects has its own wiki: the RIBAPedia: a “collaborative, free source of information relating to architectural research”. The initiative has been led by the RIBA’s Research & Development Department, funded by the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning through Design. I was unaware of this until Mel Starrs brought …

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Permanent link to this article: http://extranetevolution.com/2008/08/riba-wiki/