Resources from Birkhäuser, leading specialist publisher for architecture, based in Basel, Switzerland, and from Bauwelt, Germany’s leading architectural journal
Content from professional book publications on building typology of the last 15 years.
Case Studies and Articles selected and written by international authors.
1,400 case studies and thematic articles, 6,300 floor plans, sections, elevations and other drawings, 2,700 photographs.
Building types to date include housing, schools and kindergartens, offices, industrial buildings, research and technology buildings, museums, churches, libraries and hospitals.
Strong focus on residential buildings with many international examples.
First released in 2016, the database is now in use at 108 schools of architecture in 27 countries.
New case studies and building types added annually
Editor-in-Chief, Professor Oliver Heckmann of Singapore University of Technology and Design, author of the leading reference book on residential design, Floor Plan Manual Housing.