This guide will get you started on research in the field of architecture

Browsing Architecture Books

NA1-9428  Architecture (sub-categories below)
NA1-60 General
NA100-130 Architecture and the state
NA190-1555.5 History
NA1995 Architecture as a profession
NA2000-2320 Study and teaching. Research
NA2335-2360 Competitions
NA2400-2460 Museums. Exhibitions
NA2500-2599 General works
NA 2599.5-2599.9 Architectural criticism
NA2695-2793 Architectural drawing and design
NA2835-4050 Details and decoration
NA4100-8480 Special classes of buildings
NA4100-4145 Classed by material
NA4150-4160 Classed by form
NA4170-8480 Classed by use
NA4170-(7020) Public buildings
NA4590-5621 Religious architecture
NA7100-7884 Domestic architecture. Houses. Dwellings
NA7910-8125 Clubhouses, guild houses, etc.
NA8200-8260 Farm architecture
NA8300-8480 Outbuildings, gates, fences, etc.
NA9000-9428 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying 

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Books to get you started

Below are some books in UMA's collection that provide a good introduction to concepts in architecture or are good reference books. If you'd like to find more books and eBooks, you can search the library catalog. Try searching for a specific architect, style, or building. If you have any questions, ask a librarian

On the left-side of this page, you'll also see call numbers for specific architecture topics, if you're in one of our libraries, you can browse books with these call numbers. 

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