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This article is about the buildings in Age of Empires III. For buildings in other games of the series, see Building.
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Buildings are important entities in Age of Empires III that provide crucial abilities such as training units, researching technologies, or defending areas. All buildings in Age of Empires III are shown in the following list, sorted by the Age in which they can first be built.

Home City Cards can send over buildings that would not be available to a civilization by default. These buildings come in the form of wagons.

The buildings of European civilizations have the same appearance in the Exploration Age, but split in different architecture sets for various groups of civilizations from the Commerce Age on.

Buildings in native settlements are purely decorative and cannot be interacted with.

Exploration Age[]

Commerce Age[]

Fortress Age[]

Industrial Age[]

Imperial Age[]

LOS upgrade upon age-up[]

Advancing in age grants a LOS upgrade to buildings:

Age LOS bonus
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Imperial Age