Building Construction: Plans and Drawings

This guide provides recommended resources for research in this discipline.
Architectural Drawings

The Art & Architecture Library houses a collection of approximately 500 architectural working drawings. Coverage ranges from local campus buildings to national airports, libraries, museums, and residences.

We are currently in the process of digitizing the architectural drawings collection. You can request access to digitized versions of the drawings by emailing Sarah Stanley ( Some digitized drawings are also available on Artstor. Physical drawings do not circulate and must be used in the library between 9am - 5pm Monday through Friday.

The Art & Architecture Drawings Database allows you to search drawing records.
The List of Architectural Drawings provides a complete list of drawings. Use the tabs at the bottom to sort by Structure, Creator, or Location.

Other Resources for Drawings and Plans