Welcome to the world of architecture and design! Here are tips on how to research an architect/building.
Strategies for searching the library catalogue:
Search by architect’s name: Frank Gehry or Francesco Borromini or Zaha Hadid
Search by period: architecture Renaissance or architecture modern or architecture 20th century
Search by architect's country: architecture
Search by style: postmodernism architecture or gothic revival architecture or bauhaus architecture
When using several concepts use the following format: church architecture gothic
Search for Books Worldwide: WorldCat
REF NA 200 S72 2007
REF NA 2840 S78 1984
The Book of Buildings: ancient, medieval, renaissance & modern...
REF NA 703 R44 1983
Drawings of Great Buildings edited by Werner Blaser
REF NA 2706 U6 D72 1983
Historic Architecture Sourcebook
REF NA 31 H56 1977
Sir Banister Fletcher's a History of Architecture Q REF NA200 F63 1996
RESERVE NA 1053 J4 L478 2005
Complete works on 16 dvd-roms. Contains nearly 40,000 plans, 350 projects of which 200 are introduced by world-famous researchers, and 4000 newly discovered drawings. Numerous photos of the built projects, a detailed database of the contents of the plans, and the possibility to print all of the documents.