Online journals, ebooks and databases

ENSA provides access to online resources, by subscription, and therefore by authentication.
(Check with your library to find out if it is a subscriber.)

School subscriptions to databases:

    • Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
This database, edited by Columbia University, provides access to the bibliographic references of more than 2,500 international journals. It offers a comprehensive list of journal articles published around the world on architecture and design, archeology, urban planning, interior design, landscape architecture and historical preservation. Coverage spans from the 1930s (with selective coverage dating from the 1740s) to the present day. The Avery Architecture Periodical Index is updated weekly.

    • Kheox
Edited by Le Moniteur, this database groups together and analyzes official texts and standards under construction (NF DTU, Eurocodes, calculation rules, etc.). Lots of news.

    • Onarchitecture
This English-language audiovisual database contains over 150 video interviews with architects and over 250 videos featuring architectural works from around the world.

    • CNC viewer
The CNC offers a monthly selection of 10 films around art and architecture


Ebooks (coming soon)

Free resources available online:

Selection of free online resources related to architecture, town planning, construction, landscape.

    • ArchiRès selections
Online or digital journals
Books online (via Pearltrees ArchiRès)
Films, conferences (via Pearltrees ArchiRès)
Radio programs, podcasts (via Pearltrees ArchiRès)

    • Mir@bel - online journals
For each journal Mir @ bel offers links to the summaries, summaries and for some articles the full text and allows you to bounce on many complementary sites.

    • OpenEdition
Electronic resources portal for humanities and social sciences