Architecture Library

New look libraries for 2014

Posted on 22 October 2014 by Matt Harvey

We’ve spent the last three years refurbishing eight of your libraries. We’ve listened to your suggestions, and provided improved facilities and working spaces, based on how you use the libraries. We’ve picked out some of the highlights below, and you can take a look at the individual library blogs and Twitter feeds to see more
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The Architecture Library is now on Pinterest

Posted on 16 February 2012 by Rob S

 Do you ever spot a book online you think the Architecture Library should buy? Do you use Pinterest? Then start pinning your recommendations to our “Books the Library Should Buy” board at Contact Sarah Nicholas ( in the Architecture Library with your Pinterest username to be added as an editor for this pin board.
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New database available – ‘Art & Architecture Complete’

Posted on 12 July 2011 by Rob S

We have a new subscription to a new architecture database called Art & Architecture Complete. The database provides full-text coverage of 380 periodicals and more than 220 books. In addition, it offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 780 academic journals, including the ever-popular Detail journal (English edition), as well as for over 230 books. Art &
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It’s all in the detail!

Posted on 25 January 2011 by Rob S

In the Bute and Architecture libraries we have an Optelec Clearview+ video magnifier.  This is a really easy to use powerful desktop magnifier, which can be used to enlarge any kind of document.  It also allows you to write and/or draw on your own documents. The video magnifier can be found in the Architecture journals
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‘From These Hands’ Architecture Library Exhibition

Posted on 18 May 2009 by Rob S

Art works entered in the Student Association of the Welsh School of Architecture’s from these hands  exhibition are currently displayed in the Architecture Library. Prizes, donated by the publishers Taylor and Francis were awarded to Helen Ayton in the modelling and sculpture category, to Simon James in the digital and photography category and to James
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