The Equity Library is a curated collection of books exploring various issues related to equity in the built environment available to students, faculty, and staff of the UVA School of Architecture to borrow.

The libary is currently located on the 4th Floor of Campbell Hall, in the SW corner near room 425. 

When you borrow a book, please fill out this form.


The Aesthetics of Equity
    Craig Wilkins

The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion

belonging: a culture of place
    bell hooks

Beyond Survival:
Strategies and Stories from the Transformative Justice Movement

    ed. Ejeris Dixon, Leah Lakshmi, Peipzna-             Samarasinha

A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None
    Kathryn Yusoff
Black Built:
History and Architecture in the Black Community

    Paul Wellington

Black Dada Reader
    Adam Pendleton

Black Faces, White Spaces:
Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors
    Carolyn Finney

Black Futures
  Jenna Wortham and Kimberly Drew

Black Landscapes Matter
   ed. Walter Hood and Grace Mitchell Tada
Braiding Sweetgrass
    Robin W. Kimmerer

Carceral Capitalism
   Jackie Wang

The Color of Law:
A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
    Richard Rothstein
Constructive Feminism:
Women's Spaces and Women's Rights in the American City

    Daphne Spain

Critical Care:
Architecture and Urbanism for a Broken Planet
    ed. Fritz and Krasney

Curatorial Activism:
Towards an Ethics of Curating
    Maura Reilly

Dark Emu
    Bruce Pascoe

Design as Democracy:
Techniques for Collective Creativity
    David de la Pena

Design for Ecological Democracy
    Randolph Hester

Design Justice
  Sasha Costanza-Chock

Disability, Space, Architecture
    ed. Jos Boys

Educated in Tyranny:
Slavery at Thomas Jefferson's University
    Maurie D. McInnis, Louis P. Nelson

Emergent Strategy:
Shaping Change, Changing Worlds

    adrienne maree brown
Poverty and Profit in the American City
    Matthew Desmond

Farming While Black:
Soul Fire Farm's Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land
    Leah Penniman

Feminist City: Claiming Space in a
Man-Made World
    Leslie Kern

Future Eaters
   Tim Flannery

Future Practice
    Rory Hyde

Gathering Moss:
A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses
    Robin W. Kimmerer

Gendered Spaces
    Daphne Spain
Good Deeds, Good Design:
Community Service Through Architecture

    Bryan Bell

Imperial Intimacies
    Hazel Carby

Indigenizing Philosophy through the Land
    Brian Burkhart

Invisible Women:
Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
    Caroline Criado Perez

The Land Was Ours:
How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

    Andrew W. Kahrl

Landscape and Race in the United States
    Richard H. Schein

Lost in the Transit Desert
    Diane Jones Allen

Matters of Care:
Speculative Ethics in More than Human Worlds
    Puig de la Bellacasa
The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the 21st Century
    Grace Lee Boggs

On Beauty and Being Just
    Elaine Scarry

Palaces for the People
    Eric Klinenberg

A Queer New York
    Jen Jack Gieseking

Race and Modern Architecture
    ed. Irene Cheng, Charles Davis II, Mabel O.         Wilson
Rebel Cities:
From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution

    David Harvey

Resilience for All:
Striving for Equity Through
Community-Drive Design
    Barbara Brown Wilson

The Right to the City
    Don Mitchell

Rising: Dispatches from the
New American Shore
    Elizabeth Rush

Root Shock:
How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America,
And What We Can Do About It
    Mindy Thompson Fullilove

The Senses:
Design Beyond Vision
    Ellen Lupton, Andrea Lipps

Space Unveiled:
Invisible Cultures in the Design Studio
    ed. Carla Jackson Bell

Spatial Agency: Other Ways of Doing Architecture
    Nishat Awan et al

Thomas Jefferson Architect
    ed. LLoyd DeWitt, Corey Piper
    *chapter of note: "Race, Reason, and the Architecture of Jefferson's Virginia Statehouse" by Mabel O. Wilson
    * *chapter of note: "The Architecture of Democracy in a Landscape of Slavery" by Louis Nelson

What Can a Body Do?
How We Meet the Built World
    Sara Hendren

What Can and Can't Be Said:
Race, Uplift, and Monument Building in the Contemporary South

    Dell Upton

Where Are the Women Architects?
    Despina Stratigakos

Who Cleans the Parks
   John Krinsky and Maud Simonet
Women and the Everyday City:
Public Space in San Francisco,
1890-1915 (Architecture, Landscape, and American Culture)
    Jessica Ellen Sewell