The Library is now temporarily closed to visitors.
The Reading Room (books, periodicals and photographs) at 66 Portland Place will reopen on Tuesday 2 September 2014. The RIBA Architecture Study Rooms (drawing and archives) at the V&A will reopen on Tuesday 26 August 2014
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Latest news from our Library and collections
The Study Rooms and Drawings and Archives Collections will be provisionally open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays only from Tuesday 2 September 2014
FREE exhibition tours led by 'Ordinary Beauty' curators Justine Sambrook and Valeria Carullo. Every Friday from 19 September until 5 December.
A summer of learning at the RIBA for 7 to 18 year olds
Temporary changes in access to the British Architectural Library's sites and collections are in place until 2017.