Library of the Chair

  Library Architectural History Copyright: Verena Hake  

The library of the chair consists of approximately 40,000 volumes over 200 square meters. Our holdings focus on the Italian and French Renaissance, history of garden architecture, monument preservation, urban development history, historical building research, and architectural history of the Rheinland and Mass regions. The library is located in the former Reiff Museum with an adjacent gallery space. There are around 35 reading desks and 3 computers available. Students studying architecure and art and building history can borrow up to 10 books for a maximum of two weeks. Our book database is currently under construction and currently contains about three quarters of our holdings.


Opening Hours

Monday and Friday: 10am to 3pm
Tuesday to Thursday: 10am to 4pm


Hans-Helmut Kühnel, M.A.

Phone: +49 241 80 94794
Fax.: +49 241 80 92314