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INTBAU Online Toolkit

A listing of online resources for those in lockdown and beyond.

A special online resource in addition to our existing listings and documents.

Latest additions 2021

A virtual tour of the exhibition Arquitectura Atemporal or ‘Timeless Architecture‘ which opened on 3 June in Madrid City Hall.

Ouled Youssef, an ebook about ArCHIAM & Terrachidia’s collaborative work in Ksar Ouled Youssef, Morocco and the documentary film, “M’Hamid Oasis Morocco”, produced and directed by Monika Koeck of CineTecture.

Summer School in Brussels with La Table Ronde de l’Architecture

Sustainable Healthy Cities Design Studio 13- 24 September in Venice

Willowbank Summer Studios, INTBAU Canada

Black Monuments Matter: A Virtual Exhibition of Sub-Saharan Architecture

Short Course: Mosques in Sub-Saharan Africa Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, The Aga Khan University

RIBA Architecture Anew Talk Series

ArCHIAM’s lectures on Architecture and Urban Development of the Deccan Sultanates 

Building Beautiful: an interview series The Roger Scruton Legacy Foundation

Documenting Vernacular Architecture: an Anthropological Approach to Architecture‘ Manalee Nanavati, LA, Journal of Landscape Architecture, LA 64, October – December 2020

The Georgian Group Online Journal

The Journal of Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism

The Prince’s Foundation Rapid Planning Toolkit

Online Courses and Lectures

The Architecture of Place Talk Series

Summer Studio Retrospective: The ICAA

Watch the Complete 2020 Award for Emerging Excellence Panel Discussion

Commonwealth Sustainable Cities online programme

INTBAU’s Autumn Series

INTBAU’s Summer Series

Urban Design Group talks every Thursday at 17:30 London (GMT) and recorded online

The Smithsonian Magazine: Six Online Courses About Europe to Take Before You Can Safely Travel There Again

The Sustainable Urban Design Series: The Prince’s Foundation

Timber Research And Development Association: key timber-related resources, publications, species sheets and Eurocode software (Free for students)

Learning to Look at Western Architecture: University of Oxford (£280)

Free 5 day architectural sketching intensive

Ancient Greek Architecture: Oxford Royale Academy (£30)

Victorian Classicism: Oxford Royale Academy (£30)

Roman Architecture: Yale University (Free)

Age of Cathedrals: Yale University (Free)

Greek and Roman Mythology: University of Pennsylvania (Free)

Greening the Economy: Sustainable Cities: Lund University (Free)

The Age of Sustainable Development: Colombia University (Free)

The Meaning of Rome: Notre Dame, IN (Free)

ICAA Certificate in Classical Architecture

Dealing with COVID-19 in the towns and cities of the global South by Diana Mitlin on the IIED blog

Cities at Risk: How can we manage the impact of the crisis on urban areas? an interview with the World Bank’s Sameh Wahba

Podcasts and videos

Covid City Stories. Episode 3: Four cities, four stories. Why pre-Covid citymaking matters.

Traditional Architecture, Objective Beauty, and The Cult of Modernism: Letters from a Contrarian Podcast

Building Sustainability Podcast

City Talks: Richard Florida on the future of cities after the Coronavirus

100 Day Studio: The Architecture Foundation

Material Matters: Grant Gibson

Social Design Insights: the Curry Stone Foundation: In Defense of ‘Slowness’, Designing for Women and Girls, Engaging and Reframing the Refugee Crisis

Yasmeen Lari and Ar Murad Jamil IAP-RIC “Architecture, disaster management and post covid-19 world”

The 3rd Europe Housing Forum: Alireza Sagharchi on cities’ architecture and urban design

The Inaugural Robert A.M. Stern Architects Lecture Alireza Sagharchi – An Architectural Journey: In Search of Tradition

In Our Time: BBC Radio 4 Architecture and Power, Vitruvius and De Architectura, The Roman Republic

Great Lives: BBC Radio 4: Sir John Vanbrugh, Edward William Godwin, Sir Edwin Lutyens, Charles Sargeant Jagger

National Life Stories, Architect’s Lives: British Library Catalogue and to see list of interviewees follow links here.

Architectural Review Yasmeen Lari Architects can no longer serve the 1%

Raphael Manzano Seminar and Conference Footage:

The first conference of the Rafael Mazano Prize 2012

The Architecture in the Age of Austerity Seminar 2013

Architecture and Local Identity International Seminar 2014

Architecture and Humanism 2015

Architecture and Traditional Building Crafts International Seminar 2016

Architecture and Place Making International Seminar 2017

The Reconstruction of Cultural Heritage International Seminar 2018

New Vernacular Architecture International Seminar 2019.

Interviews with the winners of the 2020 Richard H. Driehaus Building Arts Awards

2020 International Conference of Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism Recordings

Cave of Apelles: conversations about aesthetics, myths, and philosophy.

Leon Krier: Interviews and Discussions

Professor Robert Adam’s Time for Architecture Talk for The Architecture Foundation

The Universal Language of Beauty Leon Krier

Professor Robert Adam: Defining Tradition (part 1 and part 2)

Classical Tradition Conference Footage

Gresham College Lectures


ICAA Online Courses/Resources:, rare books archive, The Classicist

ADAM Architecture: research, education, publications

Robert Adam Architecture

Rafael Manzano Prize for Traditional Architecture

Driehaus Prize and competition webpages

CNU, Congress for the New Urbanism 

RIBAPIX: RIBA digitised image library

Fourth Door Review: Unstructured Online Magazine 1-9 and Roots Architecture

uncube: architecture editorial

New Traditional Architecture

Arkitektur Upproret

Thomson Reuters: PLACE

Lutyen’s Trust Exhibition

INTBAU USA Resources

Clem Labine’s Traditional Building Magazine

Bibliotheca Orientalis Attilio Petruccioli: Library of the Centre for Environmental Studies in Islamic Countries

JHNA: Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art

Anno 1900: Art Nouveau in the Netherlands

Alberti’s Window: art history for all

New Traditional Art

Academy of Classical Design

Florentine Academy of Art

Museum Exhibitions (Virtual)

John Soane Museum Digital Archive

The Wallace Collection highlights

Pinacoteca di Brera – Milan

Galleria degli Uffizi – Florence

Musei Vaticani – Rome

Museo Archeologico – Athens

Prado – Madrid

Louvre – Paris

British Museum – London

Metropolitan Museum – New York

Hermitage – San Pietroburgo

National Gallery of Art – Washington


British Library

Met Publications



Research Gate


Books and Articles

CLASSICISM AT HOME: Architecture of Alireza Sagharchi.

Time For Architecture: On Modernity, Memory and Time in Architecture and Urban Design by Robert Adam

Architect Nili Portugali’s book A Holistic Approach to Architecture

Recently published: Julia Watson’s Lo Tek: Design by Radical Indigenism

The Classical Orders of Architecture for, and possibly by, Dummies by Jofrid Sandgren Østenstad

Sociable Distancing‘ An essay by Michael W Mehaffy

La Table Ronde: Architect-in-training sees lockdown as a chance to educate and engage

Urban Fusion,’ an article by INTBAU’s Executive Director, Harriet Wennberg, for ONE, a free E-magazine 

How 2020 Remapped Your Worlds: for City Lab

Why is the Modern World So Ugly? The Book of Life

In Praise of Pastiche by Samuel Hughes

‘The District Testaccio in Rome and the policy of the ICP (Institute for Social Housing) at the dawn of its existence: an important example to be learnt.’ Ettore Maria Mazzola

Compiled by Juliette Butler with help from Carla Marchesan, Dr Matthew Hardy and Alexander Dowthwaite.

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