Architecture database DETAIL inspiration: many project documentations now freely available

TIB-funded national licence allows free access

Following successful negotiations by the TIB – Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology, the building projects published in the renowned architecture database DETAIL inspiration from 2018 to 2020 will now gradually be made available to scientific institutions and private individuals free of charge. All required for free access is registration at This is possible thanks to an alliance license agreement funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). An extension for the years 2021 to 2023 is being sought

The architecture database DETAIL inspiration contains project documentation from the journal DETAIL. Search functions and filter options based on main keywords such as building type, material, year of construction or DETAIL journal topic support the search for creative building solutions. The project documentation with reference photos, drawings and technical information is available as PDF download.

For more information on participating in the national licence, contact Team Lizenzservice by phone on +49 511 762-8030 or by email at anmeldung.nationallizenzentibeu.