MACE will be shut down at the end of 2014.

MACE (Metadata for Architectural Contents in Europe)
is a pan-european initiative to interconnect and disseminate digital information about architecture.


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mæve interactive installation
at La Biennale di Venezia 2008
At the Venice Biennale, the mæve installation connects the entries of the EveryVille Student Competition and puts them into the larger context of MACE content and metadata. By placing physical project cards on an interactive surface, the visitors can explore an organic network of projects, people and media.
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About MACE

We connect various repositories of architectural knowledge and enrich their contents with metadata. The result are unique services for searching and browsing architectural contents, for instance, by conceptual connection, geography, language.

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MACE for educators

MACE supports educators in their teaching through the portal and its widgets. Find more information here.


The following partners have already joined MACE to make their contents more accessible and interconnected:
Additionally, the metadata of the following repositories have been integrated automatically:


MACE cooperates with Columbus, an innovative eLearning marketplace sponsored by the European Commission under the eTEN initiative.