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Architecture

Library of Congress Call Numbers

Browse the Library shelves using the call numbers below for book titles on architecture.

NA1-9428

Architecture

NA1-60

General

NA190-1555.5

History

NA1995

Architecture-profession

NA2400-2460

Exhibitions

NA2500-2599

General Works

NA2695-2793

Architectural drawing
and design

NA4170-(7020)

Public buildings

NA4590-5621

Religious architecture

NA7100-7884

Domestic architecture

SB469-486           

Landscape Architecture

Search Terms

Searching for books on Architecture, try these keywords and phrases:

Architecture and (period)
   (Byzantine, Baroque, Classical, Colonial, Gothic,
Greek, Medieval, Modern, Renaissance, Rococo, Romanesque)
   Ex. Architecture and Byzantine
Architecture AND (country or region)
   Ex. Architecture AND Qatar
Architecture and society
Architecture AND philosophy
Buildings
City planning
Green technology
Islamic architecture
Sustainable architecture
"Urban Landscape Architecture"

See Urban Planning Research Guide for additional keywords on Urban Planning and Urban Sprawl

Looking for an Architect?

 

You can start your search by using the Getty Union List of Artists Names® Online. This catalogue is useful because it lists alternate spellings of an architect’s name and brief biographical information. Many listings also contain a brief note about the architect and his/her:

  • Nationality
  • Birth/death dates
  • Related people or corporate bodies (e.g. architecture firms, notable employees/employers, collaborators)
  • Roles (e.g. architect, draftsman, furniture designer)

Searching the Millenium Catalog 

  1. Search by lastname, firstname

Search tips

Put phrases in quotes: "architectural theory"

For words with various endings, use a single asterisk: architect* for architect, architects, architecture, architectural

Group synonyms in parentheses joined with OR: (buildings OR structures)   

AND—requires both terms to be in each item returned buildings AND structures

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Keyword Mapping Tools

 

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