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With this exquisite illustrative masterpiece, Zack Scott explores in stunning detail the majestic constructions that humans have created on the surface of our own planet.

This is SCRAPERS, a visual history of man's endeavours to reach higher and higher, through the construction of mind-blowing new buildings.

Zack Scott takes us on an illustrative journey from humankind's first attempts to touch the sky with their creations, to the modern masterpieces of architecture and engineering standing proudly across the globe.

From Stonehenge to the Burj Khalifa; the Taj Mahal to the Shard, Zack shares the little-known facts and fascinating human stories behind the most incredible buildings in the world.

In gorgeous graphic style, SCRAPERS opens our eyes - and our minds - to these true marvels of human architecture.

 

Details

ISBN: 9781472247896
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 256
Publication Date: 6 Sep 2018
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 25.2(H) x 19.7(L) x 3.1(W)
Weight (gm): 1118

 

Author Biography

ZACK SCOTT joined the Royal Air Force at the age of twenty, where he worked as an aircraft technician for several years. He then returned to civilian life to work on high-speed trains, before pursuing his lifelong passion for design. Zack achieved his degree in graphic design in 2013 and has since been working in-house for a couple of companies, while using his free time to work on writing his books, 2017's Apollo and 2018's Scrapers.

Zack has a keen interest in the sciences and loves to create graphics that make complex ideas easy to digest.
Scrapers: A Visual Guide to Extraordinary Buildings
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