A leading resource for the study of architecture and urbanism. The digital platform offers access to a wide range of books, journals and publications ranging from architectural theory to expert design guidance.


The Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies Library has a rapidly growing collection of books on architecture and other arts from the world, covering their development through historical periods and philosophical values they embody. Also included in the library are the resources on literature, cinema, photography, history and philosophy. This library is regularly referred by in-house faculty, students, fellows, researchers, as well as from other institutes.


A digital archive of resources (out of copyright) viz., visual materials consisting of drawings, maps, students’ works and video clippings is also being created to aid academic activities. However, in-house access to these digitized documents of various activities in the institution are also permitted.


KRVIA Library consists of two sections, the Catalogue and the Digital Library sections. The sections are cross searchable allowing users to seamlessly access cultural and contextual content along with technical and design. 

KRVIA Catalogue

Access to the digital library

Browsable by theme

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KRVIA Digital Library

DSpace Repository

Digital Material

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Visitor Information

Library Timings :


Monday to Saturday: 8.00 am to 6.30 pm


Library Timings for outside users :


Wednesday to Thursday: 9.00 am to 4.00 pm


Rules and Regulation for outside users


Visitors are allowed on Wednesday and Thursday only.


They need to submit their I-card and authority letter from their respective colleges
at the counter.


The library can be used by them only for reference.


Books will not be issued to outsiders.