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The Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library serves the University of Minnesota and the College of Design faculty, students, staff, and community professionals.
 

The Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library is a branch library located on the East Bank on the second level, 210 Rapson Hall. The new addition was designed by Steven Holl, internationally known architect in NYC. While the Library primarily supports research and curriculum of the College, it's mission extends to serve the students and staff of the University of Minnesota and the greater Minnesota community.

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Furniture Collection


The Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library features a unique furniture collection, which you can learn from—as well as sit on.

Exhibit: Mysterious Beauty: Photographs by Thomas Rose

January 22 through April 15, 2018 (extended!) at the Architecture & Landscape Architecture Library. Printed on Moab Kozo paper, Thomas Rose's photographs of botanicals almost look like ink drawings. Further illuminating the mysterious beauty of the plant and its shadows is the spontaneous gesture of a drawing pencil dipped in sumi ink and incorporated into the compositions.