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Hight Architecture Library

The Charles C. Hight Architecture Library is located in Storrs Hall, second floor. It holds all books and journals that start with the architecture call number (NA), as well as a selection of related items in other call numbers. There are also computers available to access library resources.

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Fragments from the Library of Babel Mural

Photograph of the student mural Fragments from the Library of Babel in the Architecture Library on the East Wall

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Recommended Podcasts

Hosted by Luke Jones and George Gingell. Edited by Matthew Lloyd Roberts. 100+ episodes covering the history of cities, buildings, and the contributions of specific architects, from the “distant past” to the present day.
Begun in 2012, with ca. 300 episodes to date, hosts Evan Troxel and Cormac Phalen share their thinking on a range of topics, from job-hunting and mentoring to the Architect Registration Exam and work-life balance. In short, straight talk about studies and working conditions in the field of architecture.
Hosted Vikram Prakash, discussions with invited guests explore a range of topics of interest to all, from history and theory to specific challenges of contemporary cities, such as military urbanism and climate change. 140+ episodes to date.
Hosted by Jarret Fuller. According to the Apple Podcast Preview description, “Scratching the Surface is a podcast about design, theory, and creative practice. . . each episode features wide-ranging conversations with designers, architects, writers, academics, artists, and theorists about how design shapes culture. . .” Begun in 2016, there are 234 episodes to date.
With more than 300 episodes, host George Smart and the US Modernist Radio Crew “. . . talks and laughs with fascinating people who own, create, love, and hate Modernist architecture, the most controversial houses and buildings in the world.” This from the show’s homepage, linked above, which includes the apt warning: “Highly Addictive” and I might add, Fun.