Resources Centre

  • The Resources Centre is located in AB215, Abercrombie Building and is open Mon, Wed and Fri from 10am-2pm.

    Complementing the central library and library services for TDE students, the resources centre makes available a vast collection of built environment reference sources and documentation to supplement the information needs of staff and students.

    Environmental Impact Statements

    The centre houses a large and significant collection of Environmental Impact Statements of which two can be borrowed at one time for a period of two weeks. Loans can be extended further if the items are not reserved by someone else during the loan period.


    Also available for loan is a collection of Dissertations by students including BA, MA, MSc, MPhil and PhD submissions. The titles are arranged by course and a full list of titles can be found in the resources centre.

    A full list of available dissertations is available in the resources centre, AB215, Abercrombie Building, including:

    • BA Architecture/ Interior Architecture 2001 - 2010
    • BA City Regional Planning/ Cities: Environment Design Development/ Leisure Planning 2008 - 2010
    • MA Architectural Cultural Studies/ M.Arch 2000-2008
    • MA IARD/ AIR/ BRS 2007-2011
    • MA in Development and Emergency Practice/ Humanitarian and Development Practice 2000 - 2012
    • MSc in Sustainable Building: Performance and Design/ Energy Efficient and Sustainable Building 2000 - 2012
    • MA Urban Design 2002-2010
    • MSc Real Estate Management - MSc International Real Estate 2003-2010
    • MA Architecture & Cultural Studies & M.Arch 2000 - 2008
    • BSc Real Estate Management 2001 - 2012
    • BSc Construction Project Management/ Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management 2003 - 2012

    Olympics reports

    Books, documents and reports relating to the infrastructure, design and environmental considerations surrounding the hosting of the Olympic games are also available on a reference basis only.

    Regional archives

    In addition to a number of local plans of Oxfordshire there are also OS maps, documents on water management, waste management and transport planning in Oxfordshire and the surrounding areas.

    Disaster Management Collection

    In a separate room within the resources centre is the Ian Davis Disaster Management Collection please ask our staff for details.