What's New

New app interface
Improved download speeds and performance
Restore purchases fix
Share now available

As always, if you have any problems at all, please contact us at [email protected]

App Description

ARCHITECTURE 256 is Africa’s premier architectural magazine. It features Exciting built and future projects,
latest news & trends in design,
A gateway to the new world ,The emerging markets in both Africa & the rest of the world.


Paid for app downloads include one issue of the user’s choice. Free app downloads come with no free issue unless otherwise stated. Within the app users can purchase the current issue and back issues.
Subscriptions are also available within the application. A subscription will start from the next released issue.
Available subscriptions are:

12 months: £34.99/ US$49.99 (4 issues)

-The subscription will renew automatically unless cancelled more than 24 hours before the end of the current period, you will be charged for renewal within 24 hours of the end of the current period, for the same duration and at the current subscription rate for the product.
-You may turn off the auto-renewal of subscriptions through your Account Settings, however you are not able to cancel the current subscription during its active period.
-Payment will charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when a subscription to that publication is purchased

Users can register for/ login to a pocketmags account in-app. This will protect their issues in the case of a lost device and allow browsing of purchases on multiple platforms. Existing pocketmags users can retrieve their purchases by logging into their account.

We recommend loading the app for the first time in a wi-fi area so that all issue data is retrieved.
If your app will not load past the splash page after a first install or an update please delete and reinstall the app from the App Store

Help and frequently asked questions be accessed in-app and on pocketmags.
If you have any problems at all please do not hesitate to contact us: [email protected]
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iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • October 29, 2012 Initial release
  • November 14, 2012 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • April 22, 2013 New version 4.9.10
  • June 17, 2015 New version 4.9.78