A unique collection in an exceptional place

Open to the public, the library (1300 m2) has an extensive collection devoted to contemporary architecture, urbanism and landscaping. Its holdings include 50,000 books, 500 journal titles and many documentary films and digital resources (digital library databases, etc.).


Access via 1 place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre. Paris 16th. Metro Trocadero or Iena.

Tel : 00 33 6 83 62 65 10 (sms only)

Email :


Monday : 11am-7pm

Tuesday : closed

Wednesday : 11am-7pm

Thursday : 11am-9pm

Friday : 11am-7pm

Saturday : 11am-7pm

Sunday : 11am-7pm

Closed on January 1st, May 1st, July 14th, August 1st to August 31st and December 25th.

The library is evacuated 15 minutes before closing time.


The library is accessible free of charge. Its access is reserved to professionals and students in the field as well as to persons justifying a need to use the collections, within the limit of available places (100 work places).

Depending on their status, visitors must present a student card (compulsory for students), a professional card or an identity document at reception.

Attention : Students from other disciplines (economics, management, law, medicine, maths, etc.) do not have access to the library.