Architecture: Recommended

Architecture at Virginia Tech refers to the profession of designing and constructing buildings as well as to the structure or building itself. The literature concerning architecture is incredibly diverse, ranging from scholarly analyses to building codes

Head, Art & Architecture Library

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Art & Architecture Library
100 Cowgill Hall
540-231-4986
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Interlibrary Loan Services

All current Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff, regardless of your location, may request through ILLiad for materials:

  • not owned by Virginia Tech (books, articles from journals and conference proceedings, book chapters, standards, and technical papers)
  • owned by Virginia Tech but are unavailable for use (print books)
  • owned by Virginia Tech and available in print (scans of articles from journals and conference proceedings, book chapters, standards, and technical papers)

We ship requests via UPS to users outside the immediate Blacksburg area (Montgomery, Giles and Pulaski counties).

Articles, book chapters, and many technical papers are delivered in PDF format to your ILLiad account.  Occasionally, due to copyright restrictions, a paper copy of an article or standard are sent to the mailing address listed on your account.

 

 

 

 

Looking for El Croquis Digital Library?

The El Croquis Digital Library provides access to electronic versions of the periodical from #104 - present. Print versions available in the Folio section of the library.

Looking for RS Means?

Contact the librarian for access to RSMeans online.

General Architecture Databases

Art and Design

Building Materials

Material Order SEARCH

Shared online materials catalog that allows users to search the material collections of the Harvard University Gradate School of Design (GSD), Parsons School of Design, and the Rhode Island School of Design (RSID).
 
 

Dissertations & Theses

Architectural Drawings and Plans

Building Codes and Manuals

Architecture Lectures by Prominent Architects

Maps

E-Book Collections

Specific to Virginia Tech