The collections at Loggia explore select areas of study in art and art history, architecture and design, the decorative arts, industrial design, and classical studies such as Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology.

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.



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Architecture Book Review

Farnsworth House
A detailed study of this modern architectural icon... the only residence built by Mies Van Der Rohe in America. Read more about this book...

Architecture Book Review

The Architecture of Philip Johnson
Big, bold, and beautiful. This book is a fitting tribute to a master of modern architecture. Read more about this book...

Architectural Resource and Reference Collection

Explore resources dedicated to architecture and design! The collections featured at Loggia include information about master architects and their works, architectural periods and styles, the history of significant buildings and structures, as well as the design of interiors and furniture.

Architects and Designers
Architects at a Glance | study the works of a select group of famous architects with brief biographies and history of their most significant buildings. From master builders such as Palladio and Da Vinci to the modern minds of Frank Lloyd Wright, Ludwig Mies van de Rohe, and Le Corbusier.

Architectural Styles and Periods
Architectural Style Guide | an introduction to architectural styles and periods throughout history. Explore the styles which have shaped the world from the classical order of ancient Greek and Roman architecture, to the streamlined elegance of Art Deco and the International Style.

Buildings and Structures
Great Buildings and Structures | explore a select group landmark buildings and historic structures! Timeless works of architecture from the classical temples and civic buildings of ancient Greece and Rome, to modern masterpieces such as the Chrysler Building, Villa Savoye, Fallingwater, and more!

More Architecture at Loggia!
Articles and Features | a collection of articles about architecture and design featuring information about famous architects, building technology, and masterworks of design.

Bibliotheque Bookstore | recommended books and timeless classics related to architecture, design, and art... from monographs of noted architects to reference books for students and professionals alike.

Exhibitions and Events | a select collection of current architectural events including exhibitions, conferences, competitions, and other special attractions.

Postcards from Vignette | share free electronic postcards of architecture and design from A Momentary Vignette.

Architecture on the Web
Net Links | a collection of recommended web sites featuring information about noted architects and their works, museums, study resources, famous buildings, cool sites, skyscrapers, and more!

A Visual Dictionary
of Architecture

This beautiful book is destined to be a classic reference of architects and students. The illustrations and definitions are the remarkable work of a master, Francis Ching. If there was just one book every student should have, this is it.

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Art and Art History
Architects at a Glance
Architectural Postcards
Books on Architecture
Articles and Features