Modern Architecture Department Library

The library is open from 9.30 am to 5 pm, Tuesday to Friday.

Contacts : Anne Lauwers and Dominique Dehenain, T. + 32 2 642 24 64



The Modern Architecture Department Library consists of its own collections, the Jean Dethier Library and the Philippe Rotthier Library. It contains 30,000 works, both ancient and recent, on the subjects of architecture, town planning, the history of cities and construction techniques. It also includes numerous collections of rare Belgian and foreign plates and an exceptional collection of journals on architecture, town planning and the applied arts from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries running to around 250 titles in all and including such notable publications as: L’Émulation, 7 Arts, La Cité, The Studio (London), Moderne Bauformen (Berlin), Wendingen (Amsterdam) and a selection of contemporary international journals.

• The library catalogue is being progressively entered into the PALLAS database, accessible through the following link: Access the catalogue

List of Belgian journals accessible at the library. Titles of which we have only one or two copies are not included.