Unknown (Japanese) | Muroji ; Kondo (second Main Hall), 780-805 | Uda-shi (Japan) | QTVR Panoramas of World Architecture (Columbia University) | Photographed by: Cassy Juhl | Caleb Smith, Director, Visual Media Center, Columbia University

Artstor Digital Library has collaborated with Columbia University to share 125 QuickTime Virtual Reality (QTVR) panoramas of architecture in Chicago, 215 QTVRs of architecture in Japan, and 18 QTVRs of architecture in Peru and Bolivia from the collection of the Visual Media Center, Department of Art History and Archaeology.

The Chicago QTVRs feature Frank Lloyd Wright’s home and studio, the Mies van der Rohe buildings at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Louis Sullivan’s Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, and Chicago’s popular Millennium Park. QTVRs from Japan include 20th- and 21st-century architecture in Tokyo, featuring buildings and projects designed by architects such as: Tadao Ando, Le Corbusier, Maki Fumihiko, Chûta Itô, Tôyô Itô, Kengo Kuma, Sejima and Nishizawa and Associates (SANAA), Seiichi Shirai, Kenzô Tange, and Tetsurô Yoshida, along with panoramas of temples, shrines, and residences in the pre-modern capitals of Nara and Kyoto. QTVRs from South America include Sacsayhuamán, an Inca walled complex, and Tambomachay, an Inca site of aqueducts, canals and waterfalls, both near Cusco, Peru; Sillustani, a pre-Incan burial ground on the shores of Lake Umayo near Puno, Peru; the Chimu adobe city of Chan Chan, near Trujillo, Peru; and an Inca temple in Isla del Sol, Bolivia.

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