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Design Research


Image of the cover of the book The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture

Come browse the books at Moriarty Library
(Architecture books are: NA 1 - NA 9428)

Or search the catalog for something specific
(eBooks will be included in your search results)

Check out some sample books below that you have access to at Lesley-
but you can also request books from other schools!


Humanitarian Design

Architectural Design in Virtual Spaces


Consider how architectural design intersects with different industries, for example restaurants, hospitality, healthcare, etc:

Concepts in Architecture

Architectural design can also explore more abstract concepts, like the books below exploring boundaries, childhood, and size: