A library research guide that directs students to recommended and specialized online and print resources for their study of topics within Architecture and design projects.

Find Architects by Country

Country Classification
Austria NA 1011.5
Australia NA 1605
Belgium NA 1173
Brazil NA 859
Bulgaria NA 1393
Canada NA 749
China NA 1549
Cuba NA 805
Czechoslovakia     NA 1034.5
Denmark NA 1223
Egypt NA 1585
Finland NA 1455.F53
Flanders NA 1173
France NA 1053
Germany NA 1088
Great Britain NA 997
Greece NA 1103
Hungary NA 1022.5
Iceland NA 1253
India NA 1510
Israel NA 1479
Italy NA 1123
Japan NA 1559
Mexico NA 759
Netherlands NA 1153
New Zealand NA 1608
Norway NA 1273
Poland NA 1455.P63
Russia NA 1197
Romania NA 1433
South Africa NA 1595
Soviet Union NA 1197-1199
Spain NA 1313
Sweden NA 1293
Switzerland NA 1353
Turkey NA 1373
United States     NA 737
Yugoslavia NA 1453

Browse Subjects Within the NA's (Architecture)

Airports NA 6300-6307
Ancient and Classical NA 210-349
Apartment Houses. Flats NA 7860
Architects, U.S.(includes firms) NA 737
Architectural Congresses NA 21
Architectural Decoration (by time period, countries, specific elements) NA 3310-4050 
Architectural Design NA 2750-2794 
Architectural Details (by specific items, e.g., stairs) NA 2835-3079 
Architectural Details, Motives, Decoration NA 2810-4050 
Architectural Drawing & Design NA 2695-2794
Architectural Practice, Business NA 1996
Architectural Societies, Organizations NA 10-20
Architecture and Law NA 135-150; see also KF 902
Architecture and the State NA 100-198
Architecture and the Handicapped NA 2545 
Architecture as a Profession NA 1995
Architecture, General (including most journals) NA 1-60
Architecture Museums / Exhibitions NA 2400-2460 
Architecture of Special Countries NA 701-1613 
Architecture Registration Exam prep NA 123
Architecture Schools NA 2300
Architecture, Study and Teaching NA 2000-2320
Architecture, U.S.  NA 705-729
Architecture, U.S., by City NA 735

Architecture, U.S., by State

NA 730

Baroque, Rococo NA 590-599
Biographies, Collectives, and Directories NA 40-60
Building Codes, South Carolina KFS 2258-2259
Building Codes, U.S. KF 5701; TH 223
Buildings, by Form, e.g., basilicas NA 6700-7010
Buildings, by Material, e.g., wood, masonry NA 4100-4145
Buildings, by Use, e.g., public buildings NA 4170-8480
Business Management for Architects NA 1996 


NA 370s

Churches. Religious Architecture, by country NA 5210-6113
Churches. Religious Architecture, by religion, building type NA 4590-5621
City Planning/Urban Design NA 9000-9430; see also HT 
Climate and Architecture NA 2541-2542
Collected Writings NA 25-30
Collections of Plans and Designs (divided by country) NA 7126
Collections of Plans, Architectural Sketchbooks NA 2600-2635 
Color in Architecture NA 2795 
Commercial Buildings (divided by building type) NA 6210-6289 
Competitions NA 2335-2399 
Composition, Proportions, Plans, Elevations NA 2760-2775 
Construction TH


NA 2599.5-2599.9

Dictionaries, Encyclopedia, Glossaries NA 31
Domestic Architecture by Country NA 7210-7476 
Domestic Architecture, Houses, Dwellings NA 7100-7880 
Drawing (Technique) NA 2707-NA2708;  see also NC 730s; T 369


NA 2700-2749

Early Christian NA 360s
Educational Buildings NA 6590-6610  see also LB
18th Century NA 625-644
Examination & Licensing of Architects NA 123


NA 2440-2469 

Farm Architecture

NA 8200-8260


NA 440-489, NA 610-619

Health Facilities Design RA 967
Historic Preservation NA 105, E 159
History NA 190-1613
History, General Works NA 7100-7114
Hospital Design RA 967
Hotels, Inns, Restaurants NA 7800-7850
House Plans NA 7110-7115
Houses NA 7100-7884; see also GT 165; NA 9051; TH 4805
Housing NA 7550-7559

Housing for Seniors, Youth, Disabled

NA 7195

Industrial Architecture (by building type) NA 6400-6589
International practice NA 4180-4183


NA 380s

Landscape Architecture SBs
Library Design Z679

Mausoleums, Cemeteries, Monuments NA 6115-6199
Medieval NA 350-489
Military NA 490
Minor Buildings, Gates, Fences, etc. NA 8300-8480
Models & Modeling NA 2790
Modern NA 500-699

Museums, Exhibition Buildings

NA 6700 

National, State, Municipal (divided by building type) NA 4195-4589 
Neoclassicism NA 600-609
19th Century NA 645-679


NA 420

Office Buildings NA 6230 

Orders of Architecture

NA 2810-2817 

Periodicals & Yearbooks NA 1-9

Public Buildings

NA 4170-7010

Religious Architecture of Special Countries NA 5210-6113
Religious Buildings (by religion, subdivided by building type) NA 4590-5095
Renaissance NA 510-589
Rendering in Color, Pen & Ink NA 2780
Restaurants, Clubs, Bars NA 7851-7859


NA 390-419

School Buildings NA 6590-6610;  see also LB
Shopping Centers NA 6218
Site Planning NA 2540.5; see also SB 472
Storefronts NA 6225

Study and Teaching

NA 2000-2320

Theory, Comprehensive Works, Outlines NA 2500-2599 

20th Century

NA 680-699

Urban Design

NA 9000-9199; HT 166-167

Vernacular architecture NA 208, NA 705 (search also by building type,
culture, period, location, material);
see also GN414, GR, GT 170-225


Villas (divided by countries)

NA 7580-7599

Women as Architects

NA 1997

Browsing as a Search Strategy

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