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Resource for both History and Practising Architecture students - Chris Brasier CE 161
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Beginnings - Reference Sources

Oxford Reference Online - Art and Architecture
- variety of Oxford University Press online reference titles, many which include architecture (usually artistic and historic aspects).

Oxford Art Online
- Oxford's combined electronic art databases, including the (37-volume) Grove Dictionary of Art and the Encyclopedia of Esthetics

Engineering Research - A matrix written by the Duke Engineering Librarian for how to proceed in eningeering topics

Access Science - topical scholarly encyclopedia on science/engineering issues

Pelican History of Art (series) Lilly Reference [various titles depending on period] Lilly N5300.P38
- the English-language history of art, including architecture.  Great Images. Great for contextualization.


Great Beginnings

Encyclopedia of 20th century architecture. 3 vols 
Lilly Library Reference NA680 .E495 2004
- short but scholarly discussions of buildings (Hysolar Research Institute), bios of architects (Rem Koolhaas), concepts ("Utopian Architecture")

The Greenwood encyclopedia of homes through world history. 2009  6 vols.
Lilly Library stacks and Reference NA7105 .S74 2009
- terms, buildings, countries or regions and their architecture

The Greenwood encyclopedia of homes through American history. 2008 4 vols.
Lilly Library Reference NA7205 .G745 2008
- American focus on all aspects fo domestic architecture

Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture
Lilly Referance Atlas Case
- spectacular huge 'atlas-style' book on modern and post-modern architecture.  Includes anxiomatics, color pics, written history, etc.  Great fro scanning.  Basic and thorough.

Visual Studies Librarian

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Lee Sorensen
Contact Info
104 Lilly Library
Box 90727
919 660-5994

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