Birkhäuser is the specialist publisher for architecture, landscape architecture and design. We publish in a wide variety of mediums, such as:

  • Handbooks and reference works for your daily work
  • Introductory volumes for students
  • Architectural monographs and topical overviews
  • Contributions to design research and current debates

Our publications convey practical knowledge, but are also world-renowned as being “well designed” in their own right. Take us for a spin – you’ll realize quickly that Birkhäuser books will take you that extra step in both your academic and professional career!

Founded in Basel, Switzerland in 1879, Birkhäuser has been a subsidiary company of De Gruyter since 2012. Birkhäuser still operates its corporate offices out of Basel.