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The collection was established in 1936 together with the Degree Programme in Architecture. It is possible to know the history of the early decades, by visiting the virtual exhibition "Un fiume di libri." (in italian)
Now it is the most comprehensive collection specialised in Architecture in the whole Tuscany. The library has, over time, enriched its collection with works on history and critique of architecture, urban studies, building technology, interior design, industrial design, fashion and contemporary art.
There is a wide range of Italian and foreign journals about architecture and the decorative arts as well as various archives of the XX century that represent a valuable source for the study of those topics.
The graduation theses (in Italian) of the School are also held in the Library.
Since 2010 the book collections (in italian) of the former departments have been incorporated into the library's main collection.
The collection is made up of:
In the reading rooms, books are freely accessible on open shelves.
Audio-visual material must be requested from the library staff at the loan desk.
Materials held in the closed stacks (Pozzo librario, Periodici Pozzo, Fuori formato) should be requested by filling in the OneSearch form; theses and some external collections should be requested by sending an e-mail to the library: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rare and valuable items, journals, graduation theses, Didattica and Reference call numbers are for reading only.
Borrowed items must be returned by the due date. Late returns will incur a suspension from borrowing for a number of days equal to the days the loan was outstanding. The suspension is automatically calculated by the system.
The borrowing service closes at 6.45 pm.
For more information please consult the Regulations of the University Library System and Services (in Italian).
Monday to Friday 8.30 am - 1.45 pm
For graduating students by appointment only, via Ask a librarian form
Phone +39 055 2756402+39 055 2756402 ; Info: Ask a librarian