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Architecture: Architectural Periodicals

This guide presents resources on various aspects of architecture including history, theory, design and technology.

AASL Recommended Core List

For a list of important architecture periodicals recommended but the Association of Architecture School Librarians, Click Here

Currently Received List

Most current issues of architectural periodicals are housed in the ARR except for those titles followed by an asterick (*)


2G *                  Latest editions available online, look up by Call
NA673 .A12       Number in Classic Catalog.
NA2599.5 .T47
AA Files
NA1.A1 A22
NA4 .A14
AIT (Architektur, Innenarchitektur, Technischer Asbau)
NK1700 .I511
APT Bulletin
NA105 .A871
Architect (AIA)
NA1 .A3261
Architects' Journal (AJ)
NA1 .A55
Architect’s Newspaper
Architectura: Zeitschrift fur Geschichte der Baukunst
NA200 .A6
Architecture d'aujourd 'hui
NA2 .A67
Architectural Enginnering and Design Management
Architectural Science Review
Architectural Design (AD)
NA1 .A563
Architectural Record
NA1 .A674
ARQ: Architectural Research Quarterly

NA1 .A775

Architectural Review
NA1 .A69
Architectural Theory Review
NA1 .A725
Architecture Boston
NA 1 A684
Architecture Minnesota
NA 730. M6 A73
Architecture Today
NA1 .A734
N3. W383
Arkitektur DK
NA6 .A786
Arkkitehti: Finnish Architectural Review
NA6 .A793
NA673 .A76
Arup Journal
TA217.O94 A78
AV Monografias
NA7385 .A2
NK1160 .A98
NA968 .B58
Canadian Architect
NA1 .C29
NA4 .C33
Chicago Architectural Journal*
NA 1 C47
Classicist *
NA 260. C58
Clem Labine’s Traditional Building
Construction Specifier
Crit, the Journal of the American Institute of Architecture Students
NA1 .T37
El Croquis
NA5 .C7
Design Intelligence
NA1996 .D48
Design Methods*
NA9000 .D1521
Detail (Munich)

NA2835 .D4
Detail (English Edition)
NA2835 .D42
N4 .D67
TH4805 .D88
Fine Homebuilding
NA 7100.F56
Forum Journal: the Journal for the National Trust of Historic Preservation
 NA106 .P75
Frank Lloyd Wright Quarterly
 NA737.W7 F6785
GA Architect*
 call number varies
GA Document*
 NA680 .G15
GA Houses*
 NA7126 .G13
GreenSource            GreenSource has merged into SNAP : SWEETS
NA2542.36 .G737            NEWS AND PRODUCTS - ONLINE which is an
                                 open access title. Greensource will appear as a
                                 multi-page section with free virtual access. 
Grey Room
 NA100 .G74
Harvard Design Magazine
 NA2300.H352 G72
 NA2310.N4 H86
Intelligent Buildings International
International Journal of Architectural Computing (IJAC) *
 NA2728 I6 [internet]
International Journal of Islamic Architecture
NA380 .I5
Japan Architect (JA)
 NA1 .J35
Journal of Architectural Education (JAE)
 NA1 .J772
Journal of Architecture
 NA1 .J68
Journal of Green Building
TH880 J68
Journal of Landscape Architecture: JoLA
Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (JSAH)
 NA1 .A327      Online
Journal of Urban Design
 NA9000 .J68
Kenchiku to toshi = A + U (Architecture and Urbanism)
 NA9000 .A3
Landscape Architecture
 SB469 .L3
Living Architecture: Scandinavian Design*
 NA 1208.L58
 NA1 .L63
Lotus International*
 NA9 .L6
Loud Paper

Currently Received List (Continued)

Mark : Another Architecture
NA685 .M37
NA735.N5 M47
AMC: le Moniteur Architecture
Muqarnas = Muqarnas*
N6260 .M83
N1. O175
Old House Journal 
NA7100 .O4
NA712 .O9
Project Russia = Proekt Rossii︠a︡ 
NA1188 .P762
RIBA Journal
NA12 .R652
The Plan
NA2543.T43 P53
Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review
HT51 .T72
Urban Land
NA9000 .U7
NA1 .V65
NK1700 .W35
Werk, Bauen + Wohnen
N3 .W384
Women + environments international magazine
HQ1233 .W58

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals is the primary index for architecture related topics.  It indexes more than 2,000 periodicals published worldwide on archaeology, city planning, interior design, and historic preservation, as well as architecture. Coverage is from the 1930s (with selective coverage dating back to the 1860s) to the present. Updated daily.

For a list of current periodicals indexed by the Avery Index, see

For a list of ceased periodicals indexed by the Avery, see

Bound Periodicals

Certain bound periodical titles are located in the Architecture Reading Room. At present, select N and all NA bound periodicals are still located in Bird Library. Titles in other disciplines are located in the Facility. For details, see

El Croquis

All of the library's El Croquis issues are kept in the Architecture Reading Room, on reserve behind the reference desk.  Below are listings of our holdings, sorted by architect, firm, and topic.

Open Access Journals

Taken from the Directory of Open Access journals, the following titles do have content valuable to architecture:

Architecture and Culture

ISSN: 20507828

Publisher: Bloomsbury Journals

Country: United Kingdom

Language: English

Keywords: architecture

Start Year: 2013


Archnet-IJAR : International Journal of Architectural Research

ISSN: 19946961

Publisher: Archnet, MIT

Country: United States

Language: English

Keywords: architecture, planning, built environment

Start year: 2007



ARQ (Santiago) - arquitectura, diseño, urbanismo, Chile

ISSN: 07160852

EISSN: 07176996

Publisher: Ediciones ARQ

Country: Chile

Language: Spanish, English

Keywords: architecture

Start year: 2001


CEBE Transactions

ISSN: 17450322

Publisher: Cardiff University

Country: United Kingdom

Language: English

Keywords: education, built-environment pedagogy

Start year: 2004



ISSN: 18751490

EISSN: 18751504

Publisher: Delft School of Design

Country: Netherlands

Language: English

Keywords: architecture, city, theory, urbanism

Start year: 2007



Future Anterior Journal of Historic Preservation History, Theory and Criticism

ISSN: 19346026

Publisher: New York : Historic Preservation Program, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, Columbia University, c2004-

Country: United States

Language: English

Keywords: architecture, conservation, preservation, planning, restoration

Start Year: 2004



ISSN: 19577788


Country: France

Language: English, French

Keywords: urban studies, urban policies, urban geography, urban sociology, urban economy

Start year: 2007


Middle East Technical University Journal of the Faculty of Architecture

ISSN: 02585316

Publisher: Middle East Technical University

Country: Turkey

Language: English, Turkish

Keywords: man-environment relations, design, planning

Start year: 2004


TeMA : Territorio Mobilità e Ambiente

ISSN: 19709889

EISSN: 19709870

Publisher: Università Federico II di Napoli

Country: Italy

Language: Italian

Keywords: urban planning, transport, environment

Start year: 2007


AASL Ceased List

Recommended by the Association of Archiecture School Librarians (AASL), these publications are out of print but remain important references. Most of these titles can be found in Bird Library.
AAQ : Architectural Association Quarterly.
NA12 .A3
The American Architect and Building News.
NA1 .A51
Any: Architecture New York.
The Architectural Forum.
NA1 .A673
The Architectural Review.
Architecture Plus.
NA1 .A7935
L'Architecture Vivante.
NA2 .A86
L’Architettura (Milan)
NA4 .A778
 NA1 .A86 or Electronic resource:
The Brickbuilder.
NA1 .A673
Building Design and Construction 
 NA1 A12 B84
The Cornell Journal of Architecture.
NA2300 .C67 C6
N1 .C87 (Special Collections) or N1 .C87 [CD-ROM]
 NA1.A1 D34
Design & Environment : DE.
 NA1 .D47
Design Book Review
NA2599.9 .D47
L'Esprit Nouveau.
 NX2 .E8
Global Architecture: GA.
Catalogued individually by subject
The Harvard Architecture Review.
 NA1 .H33
The Inland Architect and News Record.
 NA1 .I56 or Microfilm 4675
International Architect.
NA1 .I57
NA380 .M55
The New Pencil Points.
NA1 .P7
NA1 .O65
Pencil Points
NA1 .P7
The Prairie School Review.
NA1 .P8
Process, Architecture.
NA1 .P67
Progressive Architecture.
NA1 .P7
SD (Space Design)
 NA6 .S12
 NA1 .S59
Techniques et architecture
NA2 .T4
UIA International Architect
NA1 .I57
Urban Design.
 NA1 .D471
 N3 .W38
The Western Architect.
NA1 .W52
World Architecture.
NA1 .W675
NA1 .A1 Z841

Recently Ceased Titles held by SU Libraries

Aula: Arch. and Urbanism in Las Americas
NA702.5 .A95
NA2340 .C66
NA 1.D485
New Geographies
NA9000 N49 
Old House Interiors
NA7100 .O4