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Architecture: SoA Suggested Reading List

Books and other resources added to the Syracuse University Library collections


Recommended Bibliography for Applicants and First Semester Students

The following books constitute an introductory reading list for beginning your professional studies in architecture. Familiarizing yourself with their contents prior to entering a professional program is one goof way to enhance your general preparedness for the course of study.

Suggested Readings

Recommended Movies

  • Abstract: The Art of Design, Netflix series

(Students might get the video on Netflix because it is not available on the school website.) 

  • Brazil, Terry Gilliam (DVD)