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Architecture: Home


Welcome to my Research Sources page for Architecture Courses!

Chao Chen, your class research librarian
Email:; Tel: 617• 627• 2057

chao chen  

Stay Engaged | Web Sites | Boston | Images/Maps

Stay Engaged

A few titles at Tisch (Recommend a purchase)

A Few Essays:


Practitioners and scholars


Web Sites

Search, also, architects' web sites for plans, drawings, etc.

Overviews | Books | Articles

Overviews | Definitions | Concepts:

    JumboSearch for Books     

1. A Few sample subject browsing:


More search patterns you can try out

  • Issues/themes, the building, its type, its locale, the city or the country, its period or style; its client/patron, its materials, its setting/site, the architect and his/her theory and ideals, etc.


Note: WorldWide Libraries (also known as WorldCat is still a better place to get a fuller picture of  books on a topic.)


Check the Boston Public Library's catalog for eBooks (and  sign up for a BPL eCard , Tufts students and faculty eligible)

"Digital books" on Internet Archive

 Journal Articles 

A. All-Subject Databases

B. Art and Architecture Databases

**Search by the title of the article in JumboSearch when the full text is not readily available in the databases.

Select e-journals

    Magazine and Newspaper Articles