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JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. JSTOR provides access to more than 10 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. It contains 58 journal titles on architecture.



EBSCO's databases offer scholarly, full text journals licensed from many of the world's most prestigious academic publishers. It contains more than 100 journal titles on architecture and related subjects.


Project Muse

It contains 14 journal titles on architecture.


Wiley Online Library

One of the largest and most authoritative collections of online journals, and research resources, covering life, health, social, arts, architecture and physical sciences. It contains 38 journal titles on architecture and its related subject.


Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (Online +Print)

The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by the University of California Press on behalf of the Society of Architectural Historians. Contact library information desk for printed copy.


Open Access Journals

DOT Art & Architecture Bangladesh

The journal highlights sustainable, historical, environmental issues in architecture as well as Interior Design, Landscape Architecture and more. Discussions on contemporary Visual Art of Bangladesh will also play a pivotal role. For details



The following list was generated by the Directory of Open Access Journals. For more architecture-related journals, be sure to search the DOAJ directly.

  • A+BE : Architecture and the Built Environment
  • ACE : Architecture, City and Environment
  • AR : Arhitektura, Raziskave
  • Architectural Histories
  • Architecture_MPS
  • ARQ
  • Berkeley Planning Journal
  • Buildings (Subject: Fine Arts: Architecture | Technology: Building construction)
  • Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage: Historical Technical Journal
  • DEARQ : Journal of Architecture
  • Footprint
  • Interaction Design and Architecture(s)
  • Journal of Settlements and Spatial Planning
  • Middle East Technical University Journal of the Faculty of Architecture
  • Project Baikal


Free Online Magazines




A leading online source of information for architects around the world.



A site designed to make architecture more connected and open-minded, and bring together designers from around the world to introduce new ideas from all disciplines.


Architectural Digest

AD is the international design authority, featuring the work of top architects and designers.



DesignCurial contains the latest news, expert opinion and in-depth features on architecture, design, interiors and art. It also includes features from the print publications Blueprint magazine and FX magazine. 



Dexigner is a leading online portal for designers, architects, illustrators, engineers and  artists.



Online portal for the German architecture journal. Includes articles and films on current building projects and current architecture news. Also has a 'Green' page with articles focused on sustainability.



One of the most popular and influential architecture and design blogs on the internet.



News, events, competitions, and information on architects and buildings around the world.



Devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future.



Socks is an online magazine founded and edited by two architects. It has become a platform for speculation and discussion and is organized into Media, Art, Architecture, Culture, Sounds, Territories and Technology.


Useful site for Architecture


A globally-accessible resource focused on architecture, urbanism, environmental and landscape design, visual culture, and conservation issues related to the Muslim world. Archnet is a partnership between the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT Libraries.


Asian Historical Architecture:

A photographic survey of Asia's architectural heritage with over 9000 photos of 595 sites in eighteen countries, and includes background information and virtual tours. This website is a collection of photos from many different contributors.



Digitial Archive of Historic Gardens + Landscapes  A searchable collection of historic and contemporary images of historic gardens and landscapes that include plans, engravings, paintings, and photographs along with historic documents and bibliography.



Cathedral of Notre Dame Working with the ULS Digital Research Library, Dr. Alison Stones (Professor of History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh) created this comprehensive online image collection documenting the architecture, sculpture and stained glass of the Cathedral of Chartres, one of the most important monuments of Europe's cultural heritage. The image collection contains over three thousand images that can be searched by descriptive keyword or browsed by logical arrangement. All of the images can be displayed at a very high-resolution (3000 ppi).


Cities & Buildings Database

A collection of over 5000 digitized images of buildings and cities drawn from across time and throughout the world, available to students, researchers and educators on the web. The images have been scanned from original slides or drawn from documents in the public domain. Researchers can search for buildings by country, city, style, title, architect, date of construction, as well as other fields.

Cyburbia--The Planning and Architecture Internet Resource Center

A portal site for urban planners and others interested in cities and the built environment, contains a selective directory of Internet resources relevant to planning and urbanism. Cyburbia also includes information about mailing lists and newsgroups, and it hosts a very active bulletin board and image hosting gallery.



A database on architectural and building data with the goal of indexing all buildings and structures worldwide. It includes technical data, interesting facts, and photos for included buildings.



A growing database dedicated to providing exceptional and unique images from the collections of the British Architectural Library at the Royal Institute of British Architects, the world’s most extensive visual archive devoted to architecture. RIBApix covers world architecture of all periods together with related subjects such as interior design, landscape, topography, planning, construction and the decorative arts.

Online guide to academic and research resources in architecture. Contains index of famous architects with links to biographical data and works; index of architectural historians; images and resources organized by architectural style and by city; links to schools, magazines and architects' sites worldwide organized by country; links to architectural archives; image galleries; other online directories.


Free Articles on Architecture

More than 16000+ Full-Text Articles on Urban, Community and Regional Planning, Historic Preservation and Conservation, Landscape Architecture, Architectural History, Architectural Engineering, Construction Engineering etc. available  through the following site.

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