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DeGruyter Building Types Online

Building Types Online

Editor-in-Chief: Heckmann, Oliver

ISSN: 2297-6442
Language: English
  • innovative and comprehensive online resource for teaching and practice of architectural design
  • Large international collection of contemporary buildings: housing, schools, libraries, office buildings, museums, sacred buildings, industrial complexes and other building types
  • Comprises currently approx. 5000 drawings and 2000 photos
  • The high-quality architectural drawings are mostly vector-based, drawn to scale and available for download
  • Launch version with more than 850 case studies and more than 120 thematic articles on specific aspects of individual building types
  • Search options: Full text, architect, building types, decade, height, country, author, urban context and four additional search criteria that can be combined
  • Browse options grant systematic access to all content according to Building Type, Urban Context and Morphological Type
  • Edited by housing expert Prof. Oliver Heckmann, Singapore University of Technology and Design. Preface by the Editor-in-Chief
  • Renowned authors curated and selected the content and provide background information on the individual building types while the expertise of external advisors contributed to the overall concept
  • Based on Birkhäuser’s high international standing in architecture books for academics and professionals and comprising a selection of Birkhäuser manuals, enhanced by additional analysis
  • Annual updates will add new building types and more contemporary international case studies

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    The database Building Types Online is a resource for the study and practice of architectural design. It is based on the publisher’s high international standing in professional architecture books, on the knowledge of the authors and editors who are leading experts in their fields, as well as on the technical quality of the illustrations. The database offers exclusive and unparalleled, highly flexible and detailed search and browse access to the contents of the Birkhäuser program on building types. All content was written and selected by internationally renowned authors in architectural design.


    Architecture school libraries, teachers and researchers of architecture, architectural institutions, architectural museums, practitioners of architecture

  • Additional materials

  • Building Types Online_User Guide
  • Database Banners for Download
  • User Guide English
  • Search Help

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