A wealth of resources is available to enrich your educational experience. From the latest journals and digital media to inspiring exhibits and vast archives, we have what you’re looking for.
Thousands of volumes of academic literature and periodicals as well as access to digital media can be found in the Architecture Library, part of the university’s library system but located conveniently in the Architecture Building. Learn more.
Visual Resources Collection
Countless slides and other images are available for viewing and use in presentations through the Visual Resources Collection and David R. Hermansen Slide Collection, located in the Architecture Building, Room 117. The collection is open during the academic year from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Hours vary during summer sessions. Current hours are always available by calling 765-285-7828.
Building Materials Collection
The Architecture Library's Building Material Samples Collection is a mix of traditional, innovative, and sustainable materials and finishes for use in studios as well as building technology and site engineering courses. In addition to borrowing samples, product literature, and mock-ups for the purposes of instruction or inspiration, students and faculty can learn more about specific material-related topics during the “Material Talks @ Lunch” series which occurs during the Fall and Spring Semesters.
Our Exhibit Gallery inside the front door of the Architecture Building showcases creative and innovative design and planning through a variety of special exhibits. The CAP Gallery presents a frequently changing view of professional activity in architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, and historic preservation, as well as student work and faculty projects in these disciplines. Gallery hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday during the regular academic year. Admission is free.
Students of historic preservation frequently tap into the thousands of drawings and historic data housed in the Drawings and Documents Archive. Learn more.