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New Holiday Hours and Services

General Announcements, New Service, Planned Down Time

The Architecture, Design, and Art Library will open by appointment starting December 5th until further notice.


The library staff will continue taking requests from UH patrons and distribute any physical material by appointment, mail or send scans via email. Please submit all your requests (book pick-up, scanning, or mailing) using our library request form. Only items from our collection are eligible. Items from other libraries, please visit here. Shipments will continue to be made weekly with limited staffing. We appreciate your patience.

Appointment Hours

Weekdays: 9am-3pm

Saturdays: 11am-5pm

Sundays: 9am-1pm

***Please create an appointment with 24 hours in advanced.  Short notices will be taken into consideration, but not guaranteed.***

Holiday Hours

November 26th-29th: Closed

December 24th- January 3rd: Closed

January 18th-Closed

For questions or concerns, please email us at


Books and Bytes with Gail Peter Borden 11/19/20


The Architecture, Design, and Art Library presents Books + Bytes with guest speaker Gail Peter Borden at November 19, 2020, at 5pm.

Gail Peter Borden is the Director of Graduate Studies at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design.  He will discuss his experience researching, writing and publishing monographs.  He is the author of New Essentialism: Material Architecture, Material Precedent: the Typology of Modern Tectonics, Process: Material and Representation in Architecture, and others.    A discussion will follow, moderated by Director of Undergraduate Studies Rafael Beneytez-Duran.

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