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This innovative book is the first to provide a fun, interactive way to learn about architecture. Filled with an array of beautiful and elegant drawings, it poses all manner of architectural challenges for the user: from designing your own skyscraper to drawing an island house or creating a Constructivist monument, plus many more. Aimed at at anyone who loves drawing buildings, it encourages the users to imagine their own creative solutions by sketching, drawing and painting in the pages of the book. In so doing, they will learn about a whole range of significant architectural issues, such as the importance of site and materials, how to furnish a space, how to read plans, how to create sustainable cities and so on. The book also includes numerous examples of works and ideas by major architects to draw inspiration from and will appeal to everyone from children to students and professional architects.

 

Details

ISBN: 9781780673219
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 160
Publication Date: 14 Oct 2013
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 21(H) x 27(L)
Weight (gm): 450

 

Reviews

"Your architect friends, family members and visually inclined children will all love [Archidoodle]." - "The New York Times"

 

Author Biography

Steve Bowkett has taught and practised architecture for over 25 years in numerous universities and art colleges and is currently a Senior Lecturer at London South Bank University. He studied at the Royal College of Art in London and the Polytechnic of Central London.
Archidoodle: An Architect's Activity Book
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