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Keywords and shelf locations

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Architecture 720-729
Architectural Drawing 720.284
Architecture - History 720.9
Australian Architecture 720.994
Building Materials 691 & 721.044
Computer Aided Design 620.00420285
Landscape Architecture 712
Public Structures 725
Residential Buildings 728

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Selection of books in the Library

The Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture

Documents Australian architecture and architects from indigenous beginnings to colonial, modern and contemporary eras.

...isms : understanding architecture

Introduction to a wide range of architectural styles from Pre-Classicism, through to Brutalism and Ecoism.

Architecture : an introduction

A thorough introduction to the entire field of architecture, outlining the steps that are normally taken in becoming a qualified architect

A place in the sun : innovative homes designed for our climate : Australia & New Zealand

40 homes of stylistic distinction and functional design built in Australia and New Zealand.

Affordable Architecture : great houses on a budget

Showcases innovative budget-driven architecture. 40+ projects from Europe, the US, Japan and Australia.

Bendigo through time : an architectural miscellany

A selection of properties from Bendigo and surrounds. Consisting of private homes, public, religious and commerical properties.

Selection of eBooks in the Library

Australia : Modern Architectures in History

This book tells the story of the architects and buildings that have defined Australia's architectural culture.

Wheelchair Housing Design Guide

How to design and detail a home that is fully manageable by wheelchair users.

Redefining Brutalism

Discusses brutalism as a living and evolving entity, with description brutalist buildings and architects.

Houses and Gardens of Kyoto

Kyoto remains the undisputed home of Japan's architectural and cultural history. 

Magazines in the library

Australian Architecture magazine Landscape architecture AustraliaOwner Builder

Bendigo TAFE library has a selection current and pervious issues of magazines in the library that students can read and borrow.

Australian Building Codes Board

Register for free access to Australian Building Codes Board Publications online.

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  • Click on the person icon:   and select "Register".
  • Follow the prompts to register for free access.

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Online videos

Bendigo TAFE have a subscription with two video streaming services, ClickView & Kanopy.
Sign in using your student email address and password.

Catherine Hunter Productions. (2016) Glenn Murcutt: Spirit of Place. Retrieved from Kanopy