Mimar: Architecture in Development was first published in 1981 and had a print run of 43 issues. At the time of Mimar's inception, it was the only international architecture magazine focusing on architecture in the developing world and related issues of concern. It aimed at exchanging ideas and images between countries which are developing new directions for their built environment. Mimar has been and continues to be one of the most requested resources on Archnet. The complete set of all 43 issues of Mimar: Architecture in Development and a special issue of Mimar Houses are available in this collection.