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Architecture: Home

This guide presents resources on various aspects of architecture including history, theory, design and technology.

General Directories


  • Architectural Periodicals
  • Architectural Working Drawings
  • Materials
  • Reference Tools
  • SoA Suggested Reading List
  • Special Collections
  • Video - DVD/VHS


  • Architectural Journalism
  • Architectural Theory
  • Architecture Related Exhibitions
  • Campus Architecture
  • Careers in Architecture
  • General Web Resources
  • Historic Preservation
  • Image Resources
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Local Architecture
  • Urban Studies


  • American Architectural Resources
  • Architectural Design
  • Architectural History
  • Architectural Technology
  • Architecture and Sustainability
  • Building Types
  • M.S. in Architecture - Interdisciplinary Resources
  • Legal, Statistical, Technical and Other Considerations
  • Pattern Books
  • Research Databases
  • Research Strategies
  • Resources for the NYC Architecture Program
  • Site Documentation
  • Theory Research
  • Thesis Preparation

Syracuse Architecture Links

School of Architecture Lecture Series


SURFACE is the acronym for the Syracuse University Research Facility and Collaborative Environment; in other words, it is an online database of scholarly, professional, research and creative output from Syracuse University.  Architecture resources include articles and other items such as book chapters published by faculty. Theses and thesis prep. submissions that have received a grade of B+ or better are among the many items on SURFACE.   

Faculty Publications

Bédard, Jean-François.

Cities of Artificial Excavation: The Work of Peter Eisenman, 1978-1988, Editor.

Decorative Games: Ornament, Rhetoric, and Noble Culture in the Work of Gilles Marie Oppenord (1672-1742).

Ornements: XVe-XIXe siècles: Chefs-d'oeuvre de la Bibliothèque de l'INHA, Collections Jacques Doucet.

Brown, Lori.

Contested Space: Abortion Clinics, Women's Shelters and Hospitals: Politicizing the Female Body.

Feminist Practices: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Women in Architecture, Editor.

Czerniak, Julia.

CASE - Downsview Park Toronto, Editor.

Fertilizers: Olin/Eisenman.

Formerly Urban: Projecting Rust Belt Futures, Editor.

Landscape Infrastructure: Case Studies by SWA, Contributor.

Large Parks, Editor.

Henderson, Susan R.

Building Culture: Ernst May and the New Frankfurt Initiative, 1926-1931.

Linder, Mark.

Nothing Less Than Literal: Architecture after Minimalism.

Lonsway, Brian.

Making Leisure Work: Architecture and the Experience Economy.

Mac Namara, Sinead.

Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering. (with Clare Olsen)

Speaks, Michael A.

Architecture as Metaphor: Language, Number, Money, Editor.

AT-INdex, Contributor.

Built Unbuilt, Contributor.

Earth Moves: The Furnishing of Territories, Editor.

Everyday Urbanism: Margaret Crawford vs. Michael Speaks, Contributor.

Mart Stam's Trousers.

Nine + One: Ten Young Dutch Architectural Offices: Essays.

Oxymoron and Pleonasm: Conversations on American Critical and Projective Theory of Architecture.

Wing, Eric.

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2017: No Experience Required.

Periodical Articles by Faculty

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Subject Guide

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This is a list of new architecture books. These titles are housed in the King + King Architecture Library for one month and available for circulation. The circulation period is one week, however, the loan period can be adjusted.

NEW Database Resources

Art & Architecture ePortal

The Art and Architecture Portal provides access to art and architecture works including images, made available for free as a one year pilot through Yale University Press, and funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. It provides among many things electronic access to out of print and backlist titles from the Press. Additional university presses and museum publishers are being added to this interactive platform.

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