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DETAIL LogoSince 2013, we have been collaborating with the renowned international Publisher Partner DETAIL.

With comprehensive titles for architects and civil engineers, DETAIL has provided a particularly outstanding complement to our Birkhäuser programme in architecture and construction. 

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BACKLIST (2001-2018)

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English Language only (2001-2019)

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The Detail Business Information GmbH formely known as “Institut für internationale Architektur-Dokumentation GmbH & Co. KG” was founded in 1961 in Munich and offers high quality, diverse technical information for architects and civil engineers.

In addition to the journal DETAIL, the Institute publishes the first-class DETAIL textbook programme. This series includes DETAIL Atlases, a collection of standard works providing comprehensive knowledge on materials and construction. Also included are inspirational typology titles from the In DETAIL series as well as DETAIL Praxis books; handbooks focusing, in particular, on realising specific construction tasks.

This book programme is complemented by the DETAIL Green Books on sustainable architecture, the Best of Detail series of highlights from the DETAIL journal, as well as individual titles from DETAIL Special covering practice-oriented and currently relevant topics.

Subject areas / topics: Architecture, Design, Architecture and Design, Technology, Civil Engineering, Building, Construction

Renowned authors: Manfred Hegger, Werner Sobek, Thomas Herzog, Nina Rappaport, Henry Petroski, Bill Baker