Download Architecture Books for free

No doubt that reading is the simplest way for human to derive and constructing meaning in order to gain a particular knowledge from a source. This tendency has been digitized when books evolve into digital media equivalent – E-Books. This week we bring to you some books on architecture available for free online, you may download more than 500 books from the sources below !

In addition, below are some Public domain books (Books copyrighted in the US before 1923 are now in the public domain); their copyrights have expired and it is legal to copy such works. You may read more on Copyright Expiration on this link.

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The Seven Lamps of Architecture

Author: Ruskin, John, 1819-1900
Release Date: Apr 18, 2011
Summary: Wikipedia
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EPUB (with images) 6.2 MB
Kindle (with images) 8.1 MB
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The Ten Books on Architecture

Author: Vitruvius Pollio
Release Date: Dec 31, 2006
Summary: Wikipedia
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EPUB (no images) 240 kB
Kindle (no images) 971 kB
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Rural Architecture

Author: Allen, Lewis Falley, 1800-1890
Release Date: Dec 3, 2006

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Lectures on Architecture and Painting

Author: Ruskin, John, 1819-1900
Release Date: Nov 22, 2007
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The Poetry of Architecture

Author: Ruskin, John, 1819-1900
Release Date: Feb 16, 2006
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EPUB (with images) 902 kB
Kindle (with images) 936 kB
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Old St. Paul’s Cathedral

Author: Benham, William, 1831-1910
Release Date: Aug 15, 2005
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Shakespearean Playhouses

Author: Adams, Joseph Quincy, 1881-1946
Release Date: Aug 25, 2007
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Architecture and Democracy

Author: Bragdon, Claude Fayette, 1866-1946
Release Date: Jun 1, 2004
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EPUB (no images) 112 kB
Kindle (no images) 162 kB
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The Principles of Gothic
Ecclesiastical Architecture

Author: Bloxam, Matthew Holbeche, 1805-1888
Release Date: Nov 8, 2006
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EPUB (with images) 4.2 MB
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The Beautiful Necessity

Author: Bragdon, Claude Fayette, 1866-1946
Release Date: Jun 1, 2004

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A History of Art for Beginners and
Students Painting, Sculpture,
Architecture

Author: Waters, Clara Erskine Clement, 1834-1916
Release Date: Aug 30, 2013
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Architecture Gothic and Renaissance

Author: Thomas Roger, 1830-1903
Release Date: Oct 3, 2010

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The Country Houses of Normandy

Author: Various
Release Date: Feb 12, 2005

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EPUB (with images) 404 kB
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Historical Sketch of the Cathedral
of Strasburg

Author: Anonymous
Release Date: Oct 12, 2007

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EPUB (with images) 384 kB
Kindle (with images) 395 kB
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The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia

Author: Cousins, Frank, 1851
Release Date: Jul 6, 2009
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Convenient Houses

Author: Gibson, Louis Henry, 1854
Release Date: Apr 5, 2013

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The Poetry of Architecture

Author: Ruskin, John, 1819-1900
Release Date: Feb 16, 2006
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EPUB (with images) 902 kB
Kindle (with images) 936 kB
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Cottage Building in Cob,
Pisé, Chalk and Clay

Author: Williams-Ellis, Clough, 1883-1978
Release Date: Apr 19, 2010
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EPUB (with images) 127 kB
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The Cathedrals of Great Britain

Author: Ditchfield Peter Hampson, 1854-1930
Release Date: Aug 5, 2013

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The Stones of Venice

Author: Ruskin, John, 1819-1900
Release Date: Dec 27, 2009
Summary: Wikipedia
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Lectures on Architecture and Painting

Author: Ruskin, John, 1819-1900
Release Date: Nov 22, 2007
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Architecture

Author: Thomas Roger, 1830-1903
Release Date: Oct 3, 2010

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Virginia Architecture in the
Seventeenth Century

Author: Forman, Henry Chandlee
Release Date: Sep 1, 2011

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Homes and How to Make Them

Author: Eugene Clarence, 1836-1915
Release Date: Dec 3, 2004

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The City of Domes

Author: Alfred Dwight Foster, 1855-1926
Release Date: Apr 1, 2002

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EPUB (no images) 130 kB
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Portuguese Architecture

Author: Watson, Walter Crum
Release Date: Jul 10, 2009

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EPUB (with images) 4.6 MB
Kindle (with images) 5.2 MB
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An Architect’s Note-Book in Spain

Author: Wyatt, Matthew Digby, 1820-1877
Release Date: Sep 30, 2010
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Architectural Antiquities of Normandy

Author: Cotman, John Sell, 1782-1842
Release Date: Oct 4, 2009
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The Seven Periods of English Architecture

Author: Sharpe, Edmund
Release Date: Feb 14, 2012
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An Abridgment of the Architecture of Vitruvius

Author: Vitruvius Pollio
Release Date: Jan 24, 2009
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