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The leading source of information for the study of architecture, urbanism, and interior design, Bloomsbury Architecture Library offers access to a carefully curated collection of fully-searchable text and image content. Incorporating the new edition of Sir Banister Fletcher's Global History of Architecture, exclusive to the platform, alongside peer-reviewed cutting edge academic research and a wealth of images, the platform provides a dynamic research tool and an innovative educational resource for academics and students alike.

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A landmark new edition of Sir Banister Fletcher's Global History of Architecture, published in partnership with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London. The 21st edition contains:

  • The first full re-write since Banister Fletcher was alive, with updates by over 100 experts
  • A global focus, reflecting the latest scholarship in global architectural history
  • Unparalleled detail on the world's architecture from pre-history to the present day
  • Fully searchable through the entire platform and within chapters
  • Two volumes, seven parts and 102 chapters that clearly divide 5,500 years of architecture by cultural contexts, resources and technologies for easy comparative analysis
  • Descriptions of thousands of major buildings, accompanied by over 2,200 photographs, drawings, and building plans including new and original material
  • 42 eBooks:
    Scholarly eBooks on architecture, architectural history, theory, design, urbanism, landscape, and interiors
    Includes The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design
  • Rich visual content:
    Over 2,200 images from Sir Banister Fletcher

Features and Benefits

  • Building pages with key information about the world's most important buildings all in one place: location, date, architect, description, materials, images, and more
  • A clickable world map linked to building pages and articles, making location-specific research easy
  • An interactive timeline puts architecture history in perspective and provides context for movements, themes, and periods throughout architecture history
  • An essential glossary where students can look up key terms
  • Browse contents by place, period, style, or peoples, cultures and religions

Future Updates

  • Museum and archive image collections, including 600 images to be added from the National Archive at Kew
  • Content updates will add new books and materials to the platform twice a year in March and October

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