Architectural Journals

Architectural Journals

 

In Russia the first architectural journal, Arkhitekturnyi vestnik, came out in 1859 in St. Petersburg. From 1872 to 1917, Zodchii (The Architect) was published—the monthly journal of the St. Petersburg Association of Architects (with a supplement entitled Nedelia stroitelia [Builder’s Week]). After the Great October Revolution the intensive development of architectural thought in the 1920’s facilitated the growth of architectural periodicals. In the USSR more than 20 architectural journals have been published, including Sovremennaia arkhitektura (Contemporary Architecture), the organ of the Union of Contemporary Architects (issued in Moscow six times a year from 1926 to 1930). Since 1933 the monthly Arkhitektura SSSR, the permanent organ of the Union of Architects of the USSR, has been published in Moscow; since 1962 it has also been the organ of the State Committee on Civil Construction and Architecture. In addition, certain monthly architectural journals published in the USSR cast light on the problems of architecture and construction in the individual Union republics. For example, Stroitel’stvo i arkhitektura Uzbekistana (Construction and Architecture in Uzbekistan) has come out in Tashkent since 1960 in both Uzbek and Russian; Stroitel’stvo i arkhitektura (Construction and Architecture) has been issued in Kiev since 1957 in Russian, and during the years 1953–55 it was published six times a year in Ukrainian under the title Arkhitektura i budivnytstvo (Architecture and Construction). Problems of the cities are dealt with in such journals as Stroitel’stvo i arkhitektura Leningrada (Construction and Architecture in Leningrad), issued since 1936, and Stroitel’stvo i arkhitektura Moskvy (Construction and Architecture in Moscow), issued since 1952. Special branches are treated in Zhilishchnoe Stroitel’stvo (Housing Construction), published since 1958, and Promyshlennoe stroitel’stvo (Industrial Construction), issued since 1924, both in Moscow.

The first foreign architectural journals appeared in Great Britain—the London weeklies, Architect and Building News (published since 1869) and Architect’s Journal (published since 1895)—as well as in the USA—Architectural Forum (issued monthly in New York since 1892). Their themes did not extend beyond the architectural life of their own countries. Among the largest architectural journals in which there is a broad treatment of the practice of architecture throughout the world are the following: Journal of the Royal Institute of British Architects (issued monthly in London since 1893), Baumeister (issued monthly in Munich since 1902), Werk (issued monthly since 1914 in Winterthur, Switzerland), and L’architecture d’aujourd’hui (issued once every two months since 1930 in Paris; also in Russian translation as Sovremennaia arkhitektura[Contemporary Architecture] since 1961 in Moscow), and the monthly journals Acropole (published since 1938 in Sao Paulo, Brazil) and L’architecture française (published since 1940 in Paris). The monthly architectural journals which are issued in the socialist countries of Europe deal basically with problems of urban construction and housing and industrial construction in their own countries—for example, ArchitekturačSSR (issued since 1946 in Prague), Architektura (issued since 1947 in Warsaw), and Deutsche Architektur (published since 1952 in Berlin, German Democratic Republic).

D. P. PEVZNER

References in periodicals archive ?
Work produced in his professional office, Marlon Blackwell Architects, has received national and international recognition with significant publication in books, architectural journals and magazines and numerous design awards, including the 2016 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award in Architecture and a No.
He examines the many complex factors that shaped HobbsAE work, including Victorian England, the English Gothic Revival and Arts and Crafts movements, his first employer, architectural journals, and Federation architecture.
As a student of architectural history, I took the Bechers artistically for granted on happening to walk into their first museum show, Industrial building 1830-1930: A Photographic Documentation, at the State Museum for Applied Art in Munich in 1967, approaching their work (first published in architectural journals) from the standpoint of J.
He also curated several exhibitions and made innumerable contributions to architectural journals. AAQ, the Architectural Association Quarterly, which he edited between 1967 and 1983, remains an outstanding reference series, with contributions from luminaries of the period.
Alternative approaches were gradually suppressed in the architectural schools; modern classical buildings were excluded from the pages of the architectural journals as modernists took over editorial control.
"Brad pores over architectural journals like other people pore over newspapers.
A survey of two architectural journals (one American, one Spanish) between 1994 and 2003 turned up 71 invited international competitions.
Extended feature articles in leading American and international architectural journals extolled the project.
(9) Both the exhibition, "For the Record," and the papers published in Canadian architectural journals tell the stories of women architects who were previously left out of historical accounts.
St George's Hall was Queen Victoria's favourite building, and is still hailed in leading architectural journals as the finest neo-classical building in the world.
More complex studies of formalism find voice in architectural journals (Al, the Society for the Study of Architecture Journal, etc), and it is here that scholars push the envelope of analysis in their ongoing dialogue with each other.
Full browser ?