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ARCH 21111 — Sophomore Design Studio

Overview of Architecture

The Architecture Library is one of the branches or the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame and is located within the Matthew and Joyce Walsh Family Hall of Architecture. The library is comprised of over 36,000 volumes and hundreds of periodicals on the built and planned environment. Collection strengths include classical & traditional architectureAmerican architectureItalian architectureLatin American architectureNew Urbanismsustainable design & planning, and urban planning. The Architecture Library supports the research and instructional needs of the School of Architecture's NAAB-accredited programs including the five-year undergraduate program and its two- and three-year Master of Architecture and Master of Architectural Design and Urbanism programs. 

The Architecture Library's Collections

The Architecture Library's books are part of many different collections. Be sure to note which collection the book you are looking for is part of in order to find it on the shelf!

Collection Location
General The General Collection begins on the 2nd floor (A- NA705 .A673) and continues in the lower level.
Reference Main floor, adjacent to Circulation Desk
Course Reserves Main floor, adjacent to Circulation Desk
New Books Main floor, adjacent to Circulation Desk
Periodicals New periodicals are shelved upstairs, ask a staff member for access to bound periodicals
Classical & Traditional Architecture In the Course Reserves Room
Oversize At the end of the General Collection in the Lower Level
Flat Oversize Ask a staff member for help
Ryan Rare Book Room By Appointment, ask a librarian for help