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Encyclopedias/Standards

Le Corbusier Plans

   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.  Le Corbusier Online
 

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Historical Architecture Reference Books

Architecture Explained - Neil Stevenson
REF NA 200 S72 2007

Architecture Sourcebook - Russell Sturgis (Compiled by)
REF NA 2840 S78 1984

The Book of Buildings: ancient, medieval, renaissance & modern architecture of North America and Europe - Richard Reid
REF NA 703 R44 1983

Drawings of Great Buildings edited by Werner Blaser
REF NA 2706 U6 D72 1983

Historic Architecture Sourcebook - Cyril M. Harris
REF NA 31 H56 1977

Sir Banister Fletcher's Global History of Architecture Q REF NA200 F63 2020