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Resources in support of first-degree and graduate studio programs in architecture


Welcome to the Architecture Research Guide! This guide features library (and some non-library) resources that will support your research. Please let me know if you have any feedback or suggestions!  Also, feel free to email me or schedule an appointment to discuss your research or any questions that you might have.

-- Ann Holderfield, Art & Architecture Librarian/Director of the Gunnin Architecture Library 

*Note: this page is under construction...

Digital Resources for Architecture!

Building Types Online Building Types Online: International contemporary buildings organized by type with over 5,000 drawings, 2,000 photos, 850 case studies, and 120+ thematic articles with extensive search options. High-quality technical drawings and downloadable vector-based plans from the Birkhäuser program on building types. Updated annually.

DETAIL InspirationArchitectural & urbanism projects from 30 years of DETAIL magazine coverage. 3,000+ international project entries, with detailed design drawings. Updated with projects from each new issue of DETAIL. Several search options; all projects available for download. (PDF access not compatible with Chrome browser.) 

: Audiovisual Archive of Contemporary Architecture --  Video archive of contemporary architecture from across the world. Interviews with designers and walk-throughs of their buildings.

Library Research Tools

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