foto inaugurazione Biblioteca

video inaugurazione Biblioteca


The LUDOVICO QUARONI library of the Department of Planning, Design and Technology of Architecture is the result of a merger between the library of the former Department of Territorial and Town Planning (DIPTU) and the library of the Department of Industrial Design, Architectural Technologies and Environmental Culture (ITACA).

The library has approximately 23,000 books and 400 different magazines, 100 of which are still in print. Disciplinary fields include: architecture, cartography, law, geography, territorial and urban planning, territorial representation, environmental revitalisation, works and projects, urban design, industrial design, ecology, management, and architectural technology. Documents can be searched using the link in ‘further search’.

The library is equipped with: WiFi, 3 PCs for searching the online catalog OPAC, 80 read places, 1 copier, 1 scanner A3, 1 scanner A4 .

Maps and urban master plans are posted in the ad hoc link map library together with the opening hours and user method.

Documents in the Piccinato Archive can be consulted for special study projects and only after authorisation by the curator of the donation, Prof. Sergio Zevi:


Department of Planning, Design, and Technology of Architecture - 2 floor - via Flaminia 72, 00196 Roma



The Library Ludovico Quaroni, PDTA Department, as part of the "Biblecó" the Green Library, has joined the project "Leggiscrivistampa. Less Waste more Library ", which identifies the library as a place of public culture suitable to spread a social ethic that includes respect for the environment and good environmental practices.
The Convention provides for the recovery and disposal of print cartridges exhausted. The cartridges will be collected and evaluated by On-Line and, based on the amount of recyclable items, the library will receive in Exchange writing materials relevant to the performance of its service.

The service is open to all library users.

Just dispose of used toner cartridges in the containers placed in our Department at the Library L.Quaroni - II Floor

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