Building Types Online

This architectural design resource offers detailed search and browse access to the contents of the Birkhäuser collection of building types.

All content was written and selected by internationally renowned authors in architectural design. It contains a large international collection of contemporary buildings, eg housing, office buildings, museums, schools, libraries, industrial complexes, including 850 international case studies from the past 30 years, more than 120 thematic articles on specific aspects of building design, approx. 1,800 photos and approx. 3,500 technical plans.

Updated annually.

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