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An introduction to architectural creation, the 95 precut cardboard elements in this book can be combined in an infinite variety of ways to build all sorts of fantastical structures. Follow the full-colour idea diagrams to create more than 20 unique projects, then disassemble them and try something different. Developing direction-following skills and 3-D creativity, this kit allows young architects to both learn traditional design rules and break them. Alternate the colour and black-and-white facade graphics to customise your creations - no glue or fasteners needed, just slot into place! The vibrant cutouts increase spatial visualisation skills while giving future architects first-hand experience with colour, form, and pattern. AGES: 8 plus AUTHOR: Dominique Ehrhard is passionate about paper, pop-ups, and architecture. He has worked as a game designer, painter, and author of beautiful books for children with elegant engineering and design since 1986. SELLING POINTS: Use 95 precut cardboard designs to make an infinite variety of 3-D buildings - no fasteners needed 7 Follow step-by-step instructions to create more than 20 elegant structures and invent your own Develops dexterity, reasoning abilities, and spatial visualisation skills in young builders, architects and artists 118 colour and b/w images

 

Details

ISBN: 9780764358272
Audience: Children / Juvenile
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 128
Publication Date: 1 Dec 2019
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publication City, Country: Atglen, United States
Dimensions (cm): 13(H) x 12.8(L)

 

Reviews

Kids love to build and ArchiTek will keep theand their adultsconstructing creative buildings and other objects for hours. Kids can create the twenty models in either color or black-and-white (which can be colored with permanent markers, if so desired). Each notched piece inter-locks with ease (no glue or other adhesive needed). Between the included model instructions and a childs imagination, ArchiTek contains unlimited possibilities. Kids who like to build with Legos, (R) Magnetic Kits, or even good old-fashioned Lincoln Logs; (R) find construction fascinating; or wonder how things are made, will love ArchiTek. -- Kidslit Reviews

 

Author Biography

Dominique Ehrhard is passionate about paper, pop-ups, and architecture. He has worked as a game designer and a painter and has created beautiful books for children with elegant engineering and design since 1986. He is also the author of another architecture building book, ArchiTek, recently published by Schiffer.

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