Library of the Chair

  Library Architectural History Copyright: AGes  

The library of the Chair consists of approximately 40,000 volumes. The focus of our collection is on Italian and French Renaissance, on history of garden architecture, monument preservation, urban development history, historical building research, and architectural history of the Rhineland and Meuse region.

The library is located in the Reiffmuseum. There are around 35 reading desks available. Students can borrow up to ten books for a maximum of two weeks.

If you would like to browse our library virtually, take a look at our institute catalog.


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



Due to instructions of the directorate of RWTH Aachen University, the AGes library will remain closed until further notice. Returning or loaning books is not possible during this period.