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Architecture and Urban Design

This Library Research Guide is intended as a starting place for UCLA researchers, pointing to resources and strategies for finding information about architecture and urban design topics.

Architectural Styles: Selected Detail Images

Architecture Encyclopedias, Dictionaries & Reference MaterialS

Below is a selected list of architectural styles to start your research. To locate books on these styles in the libraries at UCLA, search the UCLA Library Catalog using the following subject searches. Subject searches by styles can be written as "Architecture, style or movement"

Use these reference sources to obtain an overview of your topic, to identify key terms and monuments or names of important individuals and groups, to trace movements and technologies, to find seminal authors and works in the field, and/or to gather lists of recommended readings.

Residential Architecture

To locate guidebooks on residential architecture in the libraries at UCLA, search the UCLA Library Catalog using the following subject headings: