Geisel Library: William L. Pereira Associates, architects

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Britton, James II. "Evaluation: Lantern-like Library Held Aloft on Concrete Fingers." AIA Journal 66, no. 9 (August 1977): 30-35.
illus., plans.
    Call number: NA1 A326.

Goldstein, Barbara. "William L. Pereira, FAIA, 1909-1985 [obituary]." Progressive Architecture 67, no.1 (January 1986): 28.
    Call number: NA1 P7.

Steele, James, ed. William Pereira. Los Angeles: University of Southern California, Architectural Guild Press, 2002.
    Call number: NA737 .P395 W52 2002.

Geisel Library Renovation: Gunnar Birkerts and Associates (1992).

Kaiser, Kay. "Not One for the Books, UCSD Library’s Expansion Takes Safe, Boring Route." San Diego Union-Tribune (November 1, 1987): F-1.

Kaiser, Kay. "Architect Offers Bright Ideas for Underground Library Space." San Diego Union-Tribune (December 13, 1987): F-1.

Denn, Rebekah. "Library Down Under: Addition at UCSD to be Below Ground." San Diego Union-Tribune (March 3, 1991): F-45.

Kaiser, Kay. "Let there be Light!: Illuminating Solutions for UCSD Underground Library." San Diego Union-Tribune (February 16, 1992): F-1.