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Top 4 Reading Lists for Architecture Students

Best architecture books for college and university students


If you are in college or planning to study for a career in architecture, you'll want to build up your collection of essential reference books and important titles related to building and design. This page lists titles most frequently required in college classes and recommended by architects and professors of architecture.

1. Essential Architecture Reference Books

Encyclopedias, glossaries and other general reference materials related to architecture and design.

2. Books on Urban Design

Best books about New Urbanism, city planning, and community design.

3. Books About Frank Lloyd Wright

Often called America's greatest architect, Frank Lloyd Wright is the subject of many books. Some are scholarly, some are intended for relaxed, easy reading. Here are the best.

4. Books About School Design

Recommended texts and guidelines for planning and designing school buildings.

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