The Library, a leading documentation centre in the areas of architecture, urban planning and landscape, houses a bibliographic collection of more than 180,000 books and journals, making it one of the most important in Europe.
With a history that dates back over a hundred years, its unique holdings range from a collection of valuable antique items to the latest works acquired by keeping a constant eye on national and international publications.
The Library has branches in the cities of Barcelona, Girona, Lleida, Tarragona and Tortosa.
- ACCESS AND CONSULTATION Access is by appointment only. For information on the access conditions of each library, please contact the corresponding branch by email or telephone.
- BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION Personalised attention is offered to resolve any queries related to the services and resources available, both from the catalogue itself and from other databases.
- REPRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS Library documents that are in good condition may be copied by photocopy, scan or photograph, provided that the copying process does not affect their condition and the copies are for the purposes of professional activity, research or academic study.
- INTER-LIBRARY LOANS The Library has an inter-library loan agreement with the Catalan University Library Consortium (CBUC). If you have any queries regarding this matter, please contact the Barcelona Library.
Addresses and contact
Arcs 1-3, 3rd floor
Plaça Catedral 8
Sant Llorenç 20-22, 3rd floor
Berenguer IV 26, 1st floor