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The Architecture Library is located within the Faculty of Architecture & History of Art. Its location affords direct access to its collection of books, journals, reference and technical literature and audio-visual material. In addition to these resources it holds a rare books collection. The Subject Librarian for Architecture, Tatiana Zhimbiev, will assist with your subject enquiries.

As registered borrowers, students are entitled to use all University Faculty and Departmental libraries. The Library Catalogue, iDiscover, provides information about collections in all Cambridge University Libraries.

Opening Times



Please contact us in advance if you wish to consult rare items or dissertations.

Due to annual leave/ sickness we may need to close at short notice. Please check before travelling to Cambridge. 

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Contact Us

(01223) 332953



Lending Policy


5 books

postgraduates & academics

10 books









Student Info. Corner

This corner is dedicated to providing you with information on various procedures across the university, whether you are looking to intermit, query exam results, or have been unwell and want to check your fitness to study.  Each particular will take you through to related webpages. We also keep hard copies of each in the library for you to consult.


Thinking of intermitting?

Want to review your exam results?

Worried you're not fit to study?


Not well and thinking of intermitting?

Worried you're not fit to study?

Want to review your exam results?

Want to know the procedure for supervisions?

Concerned about plagiarism?


Student complaints

Students' Union Advice Service

Extension of submission dates

Student Complaints following COVID-19 during 2020-21



Undergraduate Handbook 2021-2022

MAUS Handbook 2019-2020





Welcome to the Department of Architecture


Watch this video to hear from past students and see them at work in the various facilities available to you.



Photograph of the architecture subject librarian, Tanya Zhimbiev.

Tatiana Zhimbiev
Subject Librarian

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The Library

Faculty of Architecture & HIstory of Art

Cambridge University

1-5 Scroope Terrace



Tel.: (01223) 332953


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