Architecture Library

New electronic resource on trial—Bloomsbury Architecture Library

Posted on 26 November 2018 by Rob S

Incorporating the new edition of Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture, the Bloomsbury Architecture Library offers access to full-searchable text and images, covering 6,000 years of architecture by cultural contexts, resources and technologies for easy comparative analysis.  This resource includes descriptions, photographs and drawings of thousands of major buildings, plus 42 scholarly eBooks on architecture,
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Country Life Archive – *new database*

Posted on 14 August 2017 by Rob S

  Cardiff University students and staff now have access to the Country Life Archive. This database provides full-text access scanned articles from 1897 to 2005 published in this journal recording UK country estate living. Articles cover such subjects as great country houses, fine art and architecture, landscaping, antiques, wildlife, and society news. Access this database via the Architecture
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Art and Architecture Archive – *new database*

Posted on 10 August 2016 by Rob S

Cardiff University students and staff now have access to the Art and Architecture Archive. This database provides full-text access to scanned articles from late-nineteenth to twenty-first century magazines covering fine art, decorative arts, architecture, interior design, industrial design, and photography. Titles included are Aperture (1952-2005), Architects’ Journal (1919-2005), Architectural Review (1896-2005), British Journal of Photography
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Birkhäuser’s Building Types Online – *new trial*

Posted on 21 April 2016 by Rob S

We currently have a trial to Birkhäuser’s Building Types Online, expiring 6th June 2016. The 850 contemporary building studies included in this database are drawn from existing Birkhauser publications and include examples of housing, office buildings, museums, schools, libraries and industrial complexes. The database is searchable by building type, country, architect, year of build, urban
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Architectural Digest Archive – *new trial*

Posted on 13 April 2016 by Rob S

We currently have a trial to Architectural Digest Archive, expiring 11th May 2016. Architectural Digest Archive includes the full text of this publication on architecture, art, interior design and home design products from 1926 to 2011 inclusive. The Archive includes AD100, the Architectural Digest annual list of 100 leading architects from around the world. Contact
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*New* laptop loan service for Bute Library

Posted on 7 December 2015 by Rob S

We now have ten brand new Windows laptops available you you to borrow in the library. All laptops feature the full Microsoft Office 2013 package, DVD drives, access to the eduroam wifi via a choice of web browsers and are connected to the FOLLOW-ME print queue via your university log-in. The laptops are issued to
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Architecture and Bute Libraries feature in new publication

Posted on 21 July 2015 by Rob S

Architectural and photojournalism collections within the Architecture and Bute Libraries receive mention within ARLIS’ recently published Art Researchers’ Guide to Cardiff and South Wales. This title, soon to be available in the Architecture Library, is the fifth in a series from ARLIS, the Art Libraries Society, published to highlight unique collections for the art researcher. The Cardiff
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Summer 2015 – Opening Hours

Posted on 1 June 2015 by Rob S

Sat 13 June & Sun 14 June OPEN Mon 15 June – Thurs 18 June 8.45am – 8pm Fri 19 June 8.45am – 5pm Sat 20 June & Sun 21 June CLOSED Mon 22 June – Fri 18 September 8.45am – 5pm (closed at weekends) Except Thursdays 8.45am – 8pm Mon 31 August (Bank Holiday)
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