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Architecture Library Guide

A library guide supporting researchers in the design professions and in their communities

Browsing the Stacks

Virtually browse your architecture collection. The majority of Architecture materials are located in Howard-Tilton Stacks (6th floor), as well as in the Latin American Library (4th floor, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library). Older materials located in Offsite Storage can be identified via Library Search and requested for onsite pickup. 

The collection is organized according to the Library of Congress Classification system; related books are grouped together.

Call Numbers: Architecture

Architecture (NA1-9428)

NA1-60 General
NA100-130 Architecture and the state
NA190-1555.5 History

NA702.5 Latin American Architecture
Note: Most Latin American-related architecture publications are in the Latin American Library. Confirm locations via Library Search.

NA1995 Architecture as a profession
NA2000-2320 Study and teaching. Research
NA2335-2360 Competitions
NA2400-2460 Museums. Exhibitions
NA2500-2599 General works
NA2599.5-2599.9 Architectural criticism
NA2695-2793 Architectural drawing and design
NA2835-4050 Details and decoration
NA4100-8480 Special classes of buildings

NA4100-4145 Classed by material
NA4150-4160 Classed by form
NA4170-8480 Classed by use

NA4170-(7020) Public buildings
NA4590-5621 Religious architecture

NA7100-7884 Domestic architecture. Houses. Dwellings

NA 7110-7115 House Plans

NA7910-8125 Clubhouses, guild houses, etc.
NA8200-8260 Farm architecture
NA8300-8480 Outbuildings, gates, fences, etc.

NA9000-9428 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying

Building Construction

TH 1-9745

TH 4805 Construction of Houses

Historic Preservation

E 159
NA 105

Landscape Architecture

SB469 - 476.4 Landscape gardening. Landscape architecture

Manners and Customs

GT165-476 Houses. Dwellings

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