Welcome to the Architecture Library
News! Over the summer we will be transitioning to a Professional Model Library. To make that happen, a book self-checkout station will be installed this summer. As part of the installation, the current circulation desk will be removed, and, along with the new self-checkout station, a smaller information desk will take its place. This will also allow easier access to the current periodicals.
Welcome to the Architecture Library. We are located on the first floor of the School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. Our mission is to serve the students and faculty of the Architecture, Historic Preservation, Landscape Architecture, Real Estate Development, Urban Planning, and Urban and Regional Planning and Design PhD programs.
In the Academic Year of 2011-2012, the library underwent a program review. Accordingly, the library is currently making strategic innovations in order to become a model 21st century library. The strategic initiatives are detailed in the Library Committee's Report.
We collect in the areas of architectural history, design, and theory; historic preservation; landscape architectural design; real estate development; and urban studies and planning. Resources and services support the instructional and research needs of both undergraduate and graduate-level coursework. Our materials and resources are supplemented by the Visual Resource Collection, which now resides with our library, and the School's Computer Labs.