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Architecture and Cities: Journals

This guide covers the courses delivered within the Architecture + Cities School

Notes on Architecture and Urban Studies Journals

Architects' Journal and Architects' Journal Building Library (AJBL)

There are two routes to accessing Architects' Journal. The first is via Library Search. Search for Architects Journal in the Books, Journals and more option. It should be the first item on the results list. Click on Available Online, and on the page that appears scroll down and click on Miscellaneous E-Journals. This will take you to a registration form. Fill in the form and once registered you will have access to the University of Westminster subscription to AJ, signed in under your own name.

The second route is via the Construction Information Service (CIS) database. To find CIS, click on the E-Resources A-Z tab in the Library Search home page. On the page that appears, click on the letter C, then scroll down to Construction Information Service. Click on the hyperlink and sign in to the database using your Westminster ID and password. In the search box ('Search all your products'), type in Architects Journal. In the Access your results here box, you will see a number of results under the The Construction Information Service - CIS heading. Click on the number of results link. On the page that appears you will see, on the right-hand side of the page a link to Architects Journal. Click on its and you are there, signed in as Industry Professional.

Detail : Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail : review of architecture : revue d'architecture.

This magazine can now be accessed via E-Resources A-Z under DETAIL Inspiration

El Croquis Digital Library 

El Croquis is a high profile and prestigious architectural publication. Its bimonthly monographs analyse the work of the most outstanding architects on the international scene.



The University of Westminster now subscribes to the online version of Detail : Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail : review of architecture : revue d'architecture. It is listed in the E-Resources A-Z under DETAIL Inspiration and the online version of El Croquis Digital Library which can be found by searching In Library Search using the Books, journals and more search option