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Barcelona / Basel / Berlin, 16 December 2009

ACTAR acquires Birkhäuser's architecture and design publishing from Springer

ACTAR Publishing has signed an agreement with Springer Science+Business Media (Springer) to acquire the architecture and design activities of Birkhäuser Verlag in Basel. Barcelona and New York-based ACTAR is a leading publisher of books on architecture, graphic design, and contemporary art. ACTAR will continue the Birkhäuser publishing program as an imprint in its current base in Basel, Switzerland.
Birkhäuser’s Natural Sciences publishing program, which includes mathematics, history of science, biosciences, civil engineering and geosciences, will remain with Springer.
The Catalan publisher will also publish the design magazine form. Since 2002, form tracks the latest developments in interior architecture, product, graphic and web design. form is published every two months in a bilingual English / German edition and is the leading magazine for industrial and graphic design in the German-speaking countries.
Actar will start distributing Birkhäuser titles worldwide as of 1st January 2010 through its subsidiary Actar-D, an international book distributor which handles titles by Actar, as well as titles from over 80 publishers, museums, and institutions from all over the world.

Israel Gohberg passed away

Operator theory has lost one of its leading personalities, and the journal IEOT and the book series OT have lost their founder.


Birkhäuser statistics author awarded

N. Balakrishnan, editor of the series "Statistics for Industry and Technology, is the 2008 winner of the Don Owen Award for excellence in research and ... More


Award for a Birkhäuser author in physics

At this year’s annual meeting of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (German Physical Society – DPG), Professor Detlev Buchholz was awarded ... More


Birkhäuser editor receives EMS Price

At the ECM 2008 in Amsterdam, Birkhäuser editor Cédric Villani was awarded one of the EMS Prizes. ... More

Birkhäuser author Ladislav Kvasz is the winner of the 2010 Fernando Gil Prize

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Ladislav Kvasz who has been awarded the Fernando Gil International Prize 2010!