RIBA Bookshops is the comprehensive contracts and books specialist for your sector.
We offer an unrivalled selection of 1000s of publications on architecture, design and construction.
You can find us online, call our friendly customer service team, or visit our two central London stores.
Architecture and design specialists
Situated on the ground floor at 66 Portland Place, this is Europe's leading specialist architectural bookshop. Our knowledgeable team is on hand to guide you through a huge selection of current architecture, design, landscape, construction law, and practice management books, plus contracts, forms, guides and Approved Documents.
Where to find us:
Royal Institute of British Architects
66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD
T: +44 (0)20 7307 3753
Monday - Friday: 9.30am - 5.30pm
Saturday: 10 - 5pm
Construction and the built environment experts
Located inside the Building Centre – a permanent exhibition space and building information service – this shop has been serving the public and construction professionals for over 40 years.
Our team will guide you through a wide range of construction contracts and building regulations, and home improvement, interior design, architecture, sustainability and built environment books.
Where to find us:
The Building Centre
26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT
T: +44 (0)20 7692 4040
Monday - Friday: 9.30am - 6pm
Saturday: 11am - 5pm
Our award-winning online bookshop is constantly updated by our expert booksellers, so the latest and best new titles are no more than a click away. Fast delivery comes as standard for UK orders; we also ship worldwide.
Popular starting points:
JCT contracts, forms and guides
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Our friendly team will help you to find the right contract or book for your project. The team has access to our enormous range of titles, so whatever you need, they'll be able to help.
Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm GMT
tel: +44 (0)191 244 5557
fax: +44 (0)191 244 5553
The RIBA Bookshops' Practice Booklist presents the essential new and bestselling titles for architecture professionals. The booklist features titles from four key subject areas: Practice Management, Legal and Regulatory, and Construction and Technical.
Highlights include the new RIBA Good Practice Guide: Inspecting Works - a straightforward guide from RIBA Publishing exploring all the issues associated with inspecting works; the ever-popular Architect's Pocket Book; the RIBA Architect's Job Book – essential for every RIBA Architect; and the new RIBA Guide to Letter Contracts which presents a safe way to word letter contracts for very small projects.
Download the RIBA Bookshops Practice Booklist (pdf, 2MB) or for 1000s more essential titles on architecture, construction and design, visit the RIBA Bookshops website.
A selection of stylish A5 spiral-bound notebooks, each featuring a black and white image from the RIBA British Architectural Library Photographs Collection, is available. The notebooks have lined paper and protective plastic covers.
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RIBA Enterprises publishes greetings cards, prints, gift wrap and ties that feature a wide selection of imagery from the RIBA British Architectural Library Photographs and Drawings Collections.
A selection of merchandise is available from selected RIBA shops
The achievements of 11 architects from the Renaissance to the present day are celebrated by Aquarelle Pictures through their magnificent gyclee-printed, made to order, fine art reproduction prints.
View and order prints at Aquarelle Pictures