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AAID 101 102: Course Guide

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In this Guide

This guide will jump start access to your course resources and research tools. 

Each Tab outlines resources and best practices to assist your research practice. 

Architecture Research

Visual Resources

Research & Writing


Poll Everywhere

Course Reserves and Select Readings

Tutorial Outline

Search the Catalog or WorldCat to get started. 

Tips for Precedent Analysis - Primary vs. Secondary Sources for Drawings, Sections, and Plans

In Design, Primary Sources are the Drawings, Models, Images and Writings produced for the original design and when that design came about. They are direct evidence of, the architect or designers work. Examples of Primary Sources include the drawing collections such as that of  Le Corbusier, and Steven Holl

ie, Buildings and projects 1964-1965, undated projects and indices / Le Corbusier 

Secondary Sources:  Interpretations – often generated by scholars, curators or critics – that are based upon the examination of multiple primary sources.

Primary Sources may be found in the drawing collections, art books, or digital content where the designer is the author. 

Architecture Databases 

"Avery" for Journal Articles and

Architectural Publications Index for deeper indexing of our print books.



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