Last edited 04 Mar 2022

Designing Buildings Anywhere

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[edit] Look up construction terms direct from any website

Want to speed up your research? Want to check information without leaving the page you’re on?

This easy-to-use add-on for the Firefox browser gives you instant access to 25,000 definitions, explanations and acronyms on Designing Buildings while you’re browsing. Simply highlight construction terms on any website and a window will pop up explaining what they are.

Designing Buildings Anywhere is totally free and takes less than a minute to add to Firefox. Try it now.

[edit] How to get Designing Buildings Anywhere

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[edit] Open a new browser tab or restart Firefox to activate the add-on.

  • Now go to any website, highlight some text and it will be looked up on Designing Buildings.
  • If there's a match the page will open in a pop-up window, if there isn't a match, search results will open. If there's no match and you want to create the page, click 'Click here to create the page'.
  • If you want to open the pop-up window full-screen, click the orange Designing Buildings Wiki header at the top of the pop-up.
  • To close the pop-up, click anywhere else on the screen.
  • To disable the add-on, click the Designing Buildings icon in the Firefox toolbar and then untick 'Enable Lookup'. The icon will grey out.
  • To re-enable the add-on, click the Designing Buildings icon in the Firefox toolbar and click 'Enable Lookup'. The icon will go black.

Download Designing Buildings Anywhere at:

Designing Buildings Anywhere works on the Firefox browser for desktop and laptop devices. It does not work on mobile devices or tablets as these do not operate the full version of Firefox.

If you have any problems, email us at [email protected].

If you have any suggestions, click 'Add a comment' below and tell us what you think.

See the press release.


Any plans for an extension for Chromium-based browsers (Google Chrome/Microsoft Edge), please?

Designing Buildings Anywhere

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