Library Collections

Holding : Design Library
  • Volumes : 180 books
  • Category : Special Collection (Original)
  • Contents Type : Western Books
  • Subject : Engineering

180 rare books on all aspects of 19th century American architecture. Included are Thomas Pope's Treatise on Bridge Architecture (published in 1811) and various research books from the mid-1890's concerning the first skyscrapers.

Holding : Design Library
  • Volumes : 180 books
  • Category : Special Collection (Original)
  • Contents Type : Western Books
  • Subject : Art

180 rare books on all aspects of 19th century American architecture. Included are Thomas Pope's Treatise on Bridge Architecture (published in 1811) and various research books from the mid-1890's concerning the first skyscrapers.

A Collection on Color Theory

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Holding : Design Library
  • Volumes : 52 books
  • Category : Special Collection (Original)
  • Contents Type : Western Books
  • Subject : Art

Collection of the documents on color theory published in 19th to early 20th century.
Books on color vision, psychological impact, visual communication design, physiological sciences, industrial design, etc. are collected.

Art Exhibition Catalog Collection

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Holding : Design Library
  • Volumes : 860
  • Category : Other Collections
  • Contents Type : Western Books
  • Subject : Art

This collection is a compilation of a vast collection of catalogs (with illustrated descriptions) consisting of the collection catalogs housed in the British Museum and other museums around the world, and the exhibition catalogues exhibited at various expositions and art exhibitions.

Collection of "URBANISM"

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Holding : Design Library
  • Volumes : 576 books
  • Category : Special Collection (Original)
  • Contents Type : Western Books
  • Subject : Sociology, Engineering

Documents on urban design in western countries in early 1900's, when researches for city planning has just started.
The collection contains documents on the history of city planning, development of constructional industries, urban management, urban finance, legislation, etc.

Holding : Design Library
  • Volumes : 498 books
  • Category : Special Collection (Original)
  • Contents Type : Western Books
  • Subject : Art

The collection contains approximately 500 books on film published primarily in the United Kingdom, France, and the United States from the 1970s to the 1990s.

Journal of Design and Manufactures

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Holding : Design Library
  • Volumes : 6 binded magazines
  • Category : Special Collection (Original)
  • Contents Type : Western Books
  • Subject : Art, Engineering

In the middle of 19th century, brilliant industrial products like textiles, wallpapers, metalwork, potteries, glasses are manufactured applying theories of decoration art in Britain. These products were introduced at World Expos and became popular.

Holding : Design Library
  • Volumes : 62 books
  • Category : Special Collection (Original)
  • Contents Type : Western Books
  • Subject : Sociology, Engineering

Books and documents on house construction for labor-class and related social and environmental issues which are discussed in the context of urban design and social policies in United Kingdom from 19th century to present.

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Lloyd Morgan Architectural Collection

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Holding : Design Library
  • Volumes : 1,021 books, 737 drawings
  • Category : Private Collection
  • Contents Type : Western Books
  • Subject : Art, Engineering

Lloyd Morgan (1892-1970), who was an architect and a scholar in architecture, is famous for his design of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. The Collection contains written or printed materials (plans, books, etc.) on architecture, which were collected by him.

Man and His Environment Introduction

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Holding : Design Library
  • Volumes : 1,080 books
  • Category : Special Collection (Original)
  • Contents Type : Western Books
  • Subject : Sociology

The collection includes several hundred titles on mans relationship with nature and wildlife and a couple of hundred titles on how man has polluted his environment with particular reference to the economic development of the 20th century.

Holding : Design Library
  • Volumes : 605 books
  • Category : Special Collection (Original)
  • Contents Type : Western Books
  • Subject : Art

The collection is the former collection of John G. Morris (1916-2017), a prominent former photo editor for Life magazine, The Washington Post, and The New York Times, and the first editor-in-chief of Magnum Photos.

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