Actar Publishers is committed to investigating the culture of the architectural, urbanism and landscape disciplines through innovative design, theory, criticism and pedagogy. Actar is focused on the works and research of established and emerging practitioners, professors, thinkers, and innovation centers.
Since 2015, Actar’s new digital platform urbannext.net has shaped and expanded architecture and design practices to rethink cities. Through urbanNext, Actar is producing new tools for its global dissemination with new impulses, new proposals, and new goals to expand architecture publishing.
In addition to its own publications, Actar Distribution, “Actar D” represents these premier architecture publishers to the book trade in the Americas: AADR, Applied Research + Design, DOM Publishers, and ORO Editions. Actar D also co-publishes and distributes books internationally from eVolo and from renowned schools of architecture including Harvard University GSD, Yale School of Architecture, Columbia GSAPP, Cornell, and AA London.