Books & E-books
- AutoCad WS Free (view, edit and share DWG files)
- Tracing Paper (trace any photo in the background)
- GraphPad (simple interface for architectural drawing)
- SightSpace 3D for iPhone / iPad or Android (view Google SketchUp designs with augmented reality engine)
- iCad (create 3D IFC files that are compatible with all standard drawing programs. Free version also available.)
- MOC HD "Mark on Call"
- iRhino 3D
- Planimeter for iPhone / iPad or Android (measures map distances and land areas)
- Photo Measures (saves measurements on photos)
- Architect's Formulator (contains over 400 formulas for architects)
- Design Data Engineering Materials (provides data for different materials)
- Palettes Pro (productivity tool for creating and maintaining color pallets)
- 360 Panorama (take seamless panoramas)
- LEED Standards (relevant and popular standards used in LEED technology)
- LEED GA Practice Exam (multiple choice questions, answers, and detailed explanations to help you prepare for and pass the LEED exam)
- Dual Level
- Converter for iPad
- PRO Area Calculator
- Architect's Formulator
- Builder's Helper (Estimating materials. Keeps track of household notes and projects. Can be used with Dropbox)
- Color Snap for iPad / iPhone or Android
- GPS MapCard 2
- IG Inspect (Manage building inspections, land use, environmental safety compliance)
- Architizer: Over 100 new buildings added every week makes this one of the best apps for architecture news.
- Design Observer: Leading site for design, photography, architecture, urbanism, sustainability, social innovation, and visual culture.
- WAN Latest News for iPad / iPhone or Android: architecture news from around the world.
- Builder News: information from Builder magazine.
- Architect News: from the website of Architect magazine.
- AIA/LA Design Awards: a guide to the best designs of leading LA architects for $4.99.
- AIA New Orleans Architecture Guide
- Japanese Architecture Navigator: featuring famous Japanese buildings.
- Architecture: GPS-enabled guide to world architecture.
- Mimoa: features over 3,000 buildings, interiors, squares, parks and bridges around the world.
- AIA Guide to the Architecture of Washington, DC
- City Maps 2Go
- ArcGIS for iPad / iPhone or Android: find interesting information, measure distances and areas of interest.
- BAO for iPad / iPhone or Android: get key demographic and market facts about any U.S. location.
- Google Earth for iPad / iPhone or Android: explore the world. Browse roads, boarders, places, photos, and more.
- Zillow for iPad / iPhone or Android: is the #1 real estate app.
- Trulia for iPad / iPhone or Android: search homes and apartments with interactive maps, photos and filters.
Much of this post comes from information compiled by Cathryn Ziefle, Librarian at Woodbury University School of Architecture, San Diego, CA.