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This is a general research guide for architecture research

Citing in Architecture

Citation Basics

Because citations direct your reader back to the work of scholarship you are using in your research, they will differ slightly depending on the type of research material you are working with. For example, an article in a book will include information about the publisher of the book, while an article in a journal will include the name of the journal and its volume and issue number. It is best to include as much information about the resources you are working with as possible so anyone who wishes to look at those resources will be able to find them.

Typically, citations in architecture are done using the Chicago Manual of Style. Here is the bibliographic citation and note for a book compiled by more than one editor in Chicago:

Bibliographic citation: 

Frichot, Hélène, Catherina Gabrielsson, and Helen Runting, eds. Architecture and Feminisms: Ecologies, Economies, Technologies. New York: Routledge, 2018.


Hélène Frichot, et. al., Architecture and Feminisms: Ecologies, Economies, Technologies, (New York: Routledge, 2018), 22 - 24.

Online Resources for Creating Citations

Books about Researching and Writing in Architecture