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Architecture Library

The architecture library is located within the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. It is open limited hours to the public, but students, staff and faculty who are part of the School community have 24/7 access. This library houses books and periodicals specializing in architecture, urban design and planning, preservation, real estate development, landscape architecture, a reference collection, the visual resources center, and a special collections room.  

Visit the School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation website to learn more about our faculty, our degrees offered, and our programs of study.

Check out the new Architecture Library's Guide to Finding Sources.  Other library resources can be found on right column on the About page.


  • Monday - Thursday 11am-4pm
  • 24/7 UID swipe access for faculty, staff and students in Architecture, Planning, Preservation, and Real Estate Development


Collection Development Policies

To see our collection development policies, click on the appropriate title link. The collection development policies support building both monograph and ebook collections, with flexibility to stay in step with the teaching priorities of the Programs.

Architecture Collection Development Policy

Historic Preservation Collection Development Policy

Real Estate Development Collection Development Policy

Urban Studies and Planning Collection Development Policy