Auburn School of Architecture in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction includes on-campus and off-campus venues of study. Each venue has its own unique character.
Dudley Commons Complex
Dudley Commons Complex is located at the heart of Auburn’s campus adjacent to the Bibb Graves Amphitheater. The College of Architecture, Design and Construction is located in the Performing Arts Zone of campus. The CADC complex includes Dudley Commons, Dudley Hall, a communal courtyard linking the two buildings, and a Fabrication Shop.
Dudley Commons houses the large CADC lecture hall, CADC Gallery, Dudley Supply Store, and the CADC Library.
The Library of Architecture, Design, and Construction (LADC), a branch library of RBD, is located on the first floor of the Dudley Hall.
The LADC collections include 37,750 volumes, 97 current periodicals, 1450 student theses, 55 blueprints/floor plans, 500 videos, 75,750 slides, and online access to the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals.
The facilities include 7000 square feet with shelving space for 40,000 volumes, and a seating capacity of 90.
The services include 110.25 hours of opening, reference assistance, slide room assistance, and circulation services, with extended hours during exam periods. LADC also maintains photocopiers, an image scanner, and a large format scanner.
The staff includes one librarian and three support staff, one of whom is a full-time slide curator. LADC has approximately 86 weekly hours of student assistant time.
Dudley Gallery is a triangular shaped interior located along the first floor across from the courtyard. Faculty and students exhibit work in the gallery.
CADC is equipped with a wireless infrastructure that works in the Dudley Commons Complex. Wallace and Gorrie Center. Students can work digitally from their studio desks.
Four story Dudley Hall includes design studio spaces, crit spaces, classrooms, faculty offices, dark room, and computer laboratories.