The RIBA Library

Everyone is welcome to visit the British Architectural Library, learn from our collections and use our services. Admission is free. We also operate an enquiry service to answer any of your questions about architecture.

Reading Room, British Architectural Library, RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London

Visit our public sites at 66 Portland Place and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Online catalogue 
Type in a keyword below, press search and discover what we have in our collections or browse over 80,000 of our images via RIBApix. A guide to the online catalogue is available, otherwise please contact us if you have any queries. 


Latest news from our Library and collections

News Edwin Smith exhibition tours

Edwin Smith exhibition tours

FREE exhibition tours led by 'Ordinary Beauty' curators Justine Sambrook and Valeria Carullo. Every Friday from 19 September until 5 December.

13 August, 2014
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