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This guide will help you find architecture related information including articles, books, standards, theses, images, video, data and more.

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GIS / Data


Online Mapping Tools

Fire Insurance Maps

Fire Insurance maps (historical block plans from 1885 onward with architectural features for existing buildings) for a number of BC communities, including Vancouver, are available online at Library and Archives Canada.

UBC Rare Books & Special Collections has the original printed maps, please see:

Map Collections @ UBC 

UBC Library's map collections are located in the Koerner Library and Rare Books & Special Collections.  Visit in person or consult one of these online guides: