The Challenge of Architectural Research
Architecture research can be challenging because finding the proper resources can come from a variety of mediums both print and electronic.
To access databases containing a wide variety of resources start at www.nyit.edu/library and click on the Articles & Databases tab. In the drop-down menu choose the subject:
Under this heading there are many useful databases which provide a wealth of information from both trade and academic journals concerning Art & Architecture.
Residing under the subject heading of Architecture, Design, Fine Art is The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals database. This provides users access to descriptions of content from a slew of well know international architectural related periodicals concerning history & practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and interior design and decoration. This is often the place to go when looking for plans elevations, photos & sections of a project.
NYIT Libraries - Architecture Collections
Art & Architecture Library - Education Hall
Northern Blvd. Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000
Telephone: 516.686.7579, 516.686.7422
1855 Broadway, New York, NY, 10023-7692
New York Public Library
Miriam and Ira D. Wallach
Division of Art, Prints and Photographs
Art & Architecture Collection
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street
New York, NY, 10018
Third Floor, Room 300
Art & Architecture Source is a database that contains over 600 full-text electronic journals, on a variety of art & architecture related content. This is a another place that researcher can go to locate plans of a project and other architecture related content.