Pictures Collections

A guide to finding and using the Pictures collection at the State Library of New South Wales.

Architectural Plans

Architectural Plans and Technical Drawings collections

The Library collects architectural plans and drawings to document the built environment, capturing the range of building styles and methods shaping the heritage and culture of people in New South Wales. Learn more about what the Library collects.

The Library's collection consists of conceptual drawings, plans, presentation drawings and associated specifications and records including architectural drawings and related materials from architectural firms such as:

The collection also includes material from individual architects such as early Sydney architect Edmund Thomas Blacket, and twentieth century practitioners Arthur Baldwinson, Hugh Buhrich, Sydney Ancher, Jorn Utzon and Glenn Murcutt.

Explore some of the Library's architectural plans collections online:

Featured Architectural Collection