The Royal Institute of British Architects has launched RIBApix, the world’s biggest visual archive devoted to architecture from across the globe.

Established in 2005 by Robert Elwall with just 5000 images, RIBApix is today a stunning collection of over 85,000 digital architectural images including hundreds from Australia. Sourced from the British Architectural Library, the RIBApix content features the work of some of the world’s top architecture photographers including Eric de Maré, Edwin Smith, John Donat, Dell & Wainwright and Tony Ray-Jones.

All the architectural photographs in RIBApix’s digital archive can be easily purchased or licensed through the RIBApix web shop for professional or personal use.

Spanning thousands of years, the RIBApix collection ranges from ancient monuments and primitive rock dwellings to more modern structures such as hotels, shops, factories, civic buildings and social housing. The archive is well-represented by allied subjects such as interior design, landscape, topography, planning, construction and the decorative arts. RIBApix also offers a digitisation-on-demand service.

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