DRAWINGS FROM OUR ARCHIVE
The British Architectural Library houses a vast selection of architectural drawings, dating as far back as the 14th century to the present day.
Here we take a peak at some of our collection, exploring the designs that led to some of the most famous buildings we see before us today.
Discover some ghoulishy gothic images from our photographs and drawings archives
Discover 150 years of architectural history from across the world through around 2000 journals titles at our British Architectural Library.
A drawing from the RIBA's collections reveals that Paris and Wiltshire were connected by tennis
In 1913, our journals reveal there was trouble in the empire as British architects did not respect Indian craftsmanship.
Our library is open to all, with some of our books dating back hundreds of years. Here we take a look some of our most favourite items.
The collections of the RIBA tell us how the meaning of the drawings has changed during 400 years
Discover the four million books, journals, photographs, drawings and archives in our Library's collections