Blogroll

Below is an ongoing list of websites and web pages related to architecture books and other publications about architecture. Links to the websites of publishers (and archives of reviews on this blog) are found on the Publishers page. I also have a reading list of 100 must-know architecture books and a list of bookstores in NYC that sell architecture books.

First posted May 29, 2020
Updated April 2, 2021


Websites:
  • arch-ive: New website (ca. 2019) that "investigates the books that have been influential to leading practitioners."
  • Design Book Review: From 1983 to 2001, DBR printed in-depth reviews architecture and design books. Link is to archive splash page at CCA, but PDFs of all issues are found at HathiTrust.
  • Designers & Books: Website devoted to books on architecture and design, featuring many lists contributed by architects, graphic designers, and other designers.
  • L'Esprit Nouveau: A complete archive of all 28 issues of the magazine co-founded by Le Corbusier and printed from 1920 to 1925.
  • Iconic Reads: A "round-up of the best books you can buy about the houses and house museums that make up [the Iconic Houses] network of icons you can visit."
  • JAE: Book review section of the Journal of Architectural Education.
  • Metropolis: The magazine's archive of book reviews, book excerpts, and seasonal roundups of new books.
  • Monoskop: "A collection of source documents in the history, theory and criticism of 20th-century architecture."
  • New Books in Architecture: Podcast featuring interviews with authors about new books on architecture and design; part of the New Books Network.
  • Night White Skies: A podcast by Sean Lally that features conversations with architects and other personalities, with many episodes discussing a new book written by the guest.
  • Review Architecture: Occasional reviews of architecture books, particularly books on theory. Edited by Ayax Abreu Garcia, architect at UNStudio.
  • Sonntag Review: A blog with "book reviews for the architecture enthusiasts," most of them monographs and all with lots of photographs inside the books.
  • USModernist Library: "World's largest open digital collection of major US 20th-century architecture magazines with approximately 2.8 million downloadable pages - all free to access."
  • Wikipedia: The "architecture books" category.

Booksellers:
  • AIA Store: A selection of architecture books at the online store run by the American Institute of Architects.
  • ARTBOOK | D.A.P.: Architecture categories of the New York-based distributor of art, Architecture, design, and other illustrated books.
  • bookm-ark.fi: Bookstore in Helsinki specializing in "pre-owned architecture books and books about Finnish and Nordic architecture – both contemporary and historical."
  • Copyright Bookshop: Architecture category of the art and architecture bookshop based in Belgium.
  • High Valley Books: Architecture section of the online, Brooklyn-based bookseller "specializing in design books and periodicals."
  • Idea Books: Architecture and landscape category of the Amsterdam-based international distributor of books on contemporary architecture and other subjects.
  • Modernism101.com: The architecture section of the website that "specializes in rare and out-of-print design books and periodicals."
  • NAi Booksellers: An "independently operating retailer of quality books on architecture, urban design and landscape architecture" housed at the Netherlands Architecture Institute in Rotterdam.
  • Perimeter Books: "A specialised bookstore, award-winning publisher, distribution house and platform for various art publishing endeavours in Melbourne, Australia." (Link points to section on architecture books.)
  • Peter Miller Books: Bookstore in Seattle "covering architecture, graphics, landscape, urban design, interior design, and history."
  • RIBA Books: An "unrivaled range of the best architecture, design and construction books from around the world," as picked by the Royal Institute of British Architects.
  • Trevian Books: Architecture section of the online bookstore run by Geoff Baere.
  • Uro Publications: "Vendors and publishers of books on architecture and design" based in Melbourne.
  • William Stout Architecture Books: Bookstore in San Francisco specialized in books on "architecture, art, urban planning, graphic and industrial design, furniture and interior design, and landscape architecture."