Gunnin Architecture Library

Architecture Reference Sources

This is a guide to print sources found in the Gunnin Architecture Library. LInks to online equivalents have been included. Additional online resources may be found on the Architecture subject page.


Title Call Number
Atlas of European Architecture Arch Ref NA 950 S2 1994
Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture Arch Ref NA 687 P47 2004
(shelved on dictionary stand)
World Atlas of Architecture Arch Ref NA 200 .W67 1984

Biographical Sources

Title Call Number
African American Architects Arch Ref NA 736 A47 2004
Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased) Arch Ref NA 736.W5 1970
Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 Arch Ref NA 996.C6 1978
Contemporary Architects Arch Ref NA 680.C625 1994
1980, 1987 editions in stacks.
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects Arch Ref NA 40.M25 1982 vols. 1-4
International Dictionary of Architects and Architecture Arch Ref NA 40 I48 1993

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Title Call Number
American Architecture: An Illustrated Encyclopedia Arch Ref NA 705 .H36 1998
Dictionary of Architecture ( Oxford) Arch Ref NA 31.F55 1999 and online
Dictionary of Architecture and Building: Biographical, Historical and Descriptive Arch Ref NA 31.S84 1966 v.1-3
Dictionary of Architecture and Construction Arch Ref NA 31.H32 2000
Dictionary of Art Arch Ref N 31.D5 1996 v. 1-34 and online
Encyclopedia of 20th Century Architecture (Lampugnani) Arch Ref NA 680.H3913 1986
Encyclopedia of 20th Century Architecture (Sennott) Arch Ref NA 680 E495 2004 v. 1-3
Encyclopedia of American Architecture Arch Ref NA 705.P3 1995
Encyclopedia of Architectural Technology Arch Ref NA 31 G53 2002
Encyclopedia of Architecture Arch Ref NA 31.Y37 1986
Encyclopedia of Architecture: Design, Engineering & Construction Arch Ref NA 31.E59 1988 v.1-5
Encyclopedia of Housing Arch Ref HD 7287 .E53 1998
Encyclopedia of the Vernacular Architecture of the World Arch Ref NA 208 .E53 1997 v. 1-3
Encyclopedia of World Architecture Arch Ref NA 202 .S76 1983
Historic Architecture Sourcebook Arch Ref NA 31.H56
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Architects & Architecture Arch Ref NA 40.I45 1991
Illustrated Glossary of Architecture 850-1830 Arch Ref NA 31.H31
The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture Arch Ref NA 31 F55 1999


Title Call Number
1000 Architects Arch Ref NA 50 O54 1st ed. 2004 v. 1-2
ProFile: The Sourcebook of U.S. Architectural Design Firms Arch Ref NA 53 P55 2004 and online


Title Call Number
Architecture: From Prehistory to Post-Modernism Arch Ref NA200.T7 2002
A History of Architecture: Settings and Rituals Arch Ref NA200.K65 1995
A History of Western Architecture Arch Ref NA200 W412 2000
An Outline of European Architecture Arch Ref NA950.P4 1977
Sir Banister Fletcher's A History of Architecture Arch Ref NA200.F63 1996

Periodical Indexes

Online indexes may be found on the Architecture subject page.
Title Call Number
Art Index

(1929-1995) Arch Ref Z 5937.A78 (documents room)

The print equivalent and predecessor of Art Full Text. Good for articles published before 1984, when coverage in the online version begins.

ArtBibliographies Modern (ABM)

(1974-present) Arch Ref Z 5935 L64 (documents room)

This index, with two issues a year, specializes in modern art from the mid-19th century to the present. Includes architecture. In addition to periodical articles, the index includes book chapters and dissertations, and each entry includes an abstract.

RILA (1975-1989). Arch Ref Z 5937 R16

(1991-2000). Arch Ref Z5937 R162 (documents room)

BHA (Bibliography of Art History) and its predecessor RILA (International Repertory of the Literature of Art) are important for their international scope, making them useful for the period covered. Architecture is included among the subject areas covered. All entries contain abstracts in English or French.

rev. ak 5/2005