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Architecture Guide: Images & Drawings

How to Find Images in Books & Journals

Finding images in Books:

  • Search using the Library Catalog
  • Add the keyword "plans" and name of architect or building    
  • Books are published only about select preeminent architects and buildings.  

Finding images in Journals - Avery Index:

  • Go to the Avery Index database linked below
  • Use Advanced Search (Search by architect, building name or project, with keyword "plans")

Images & Drawings on the Web

Contemporary Architecture

Historical Architecture

Bonus Resource


Historic buildings and drawings - HathiTrust database

(Avery Index dabase is better for contemporary research)

Georgia Tech Campus Buildings

Research Georgia Tech's Historic Buildings & Landscapes through the Georgia Tech Archives Digital Portal.

More information on Finding Images