Rensselaer Architecture Library
Rensselaer Libraries
Greene Building 308, 3rd Floor
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(518) 276-6465

Rensselaer Architecture Library

The Architecture Library was established in 1929 to support the core curriculum of the University's Architecture Program and to supplement the instructional and research activities of the School of Architecture. It houses monographs, periodicals, slides and other multimedia material on architecture and related subjects. The library is located on the third floor of the Greene Building. To reach staff at our service desk, call (518) 276-6465.

Architecture Library Hours (Fall)

Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 9:00pm
Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Sunday 3:00pm - 9:00pm

Our fall schedule is in effect from Monday, August 25th, to Thursday, December 18th

Exceptions to the regular schedule:

Saturday & Sunday, August 30th & 31st (Labor Day Weekend) - Closed

Monday, September 1st (Labor Day) - Closed

Saturday & Sunday, October 11th & 12th (Midterm Break) - Closed

Monday, October 13th (Columbus Day) - 8:30am - 5:00pm

Monday - Wednesday, November 24th - 26th (Thanksgiving Week) - 8:30am - 5:00pm

Thursday & Friday, November 27th & 28th (Thanksgiving) - Closed

Thursday, December 18th - 8:30am - 5:00pm

To view full schedule click here.

Evening and weekend access to the building requires a valid RPI ID card issued to current School of Architecture students, staff & faculty.