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Architecture & 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.

UCLA Architecture & Urban Design

Perloff Hall

UCLA Architecture and Urban Design is located at Perloff Hall on UCLA’s beautiful, expansive, opportunity-rich main campus. Most graduate architecture classes are held in Perloff Hall, which contains studio spaces, seminar rooms, classrooms, a lecture hall, exhibition gallery, and faculty and admin offices. Graduate and undergraduate students have dedicated studio spaces with their own desks and designated storage spaces.

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Spotlight on Architectural & Urban Design at UCLA

Search the Library Catalog under the following subject headings to locate UCLA Architecture and Urban Design theses and dissertations. Please note that the department's name has changed over the years and that M.Arch students are not currently required to write a thesis as part of their degree requirements:

  • Dissertations, Academic--UCLA--Architecture. 
  • Dissertations, Academic--UCLA--Architecture and Urban Design.
  • Dissertations, Academic--UCLA--Architecture and Urban Planning. 

In addition, more recent theses and dissertations from UCLA are deposited in eScholarship, the University of California's Open Access Repository, or the following database: