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Discovering Architecture

Discovering Architecture

by Eduard Altarriba
Hardback
Publication Date: 07/04/2019
  $29.99

Who built the first houses? What's the difference between an arch and an architrave?

How does a dome stay up? Who invented concrete? Can you build a house from paper?

If you want to know more about the buildings around you, this entertaining illustrated guide is a perfect introduction to architecture around the world.

From the mud huts of ancient history to today's towering edifices, you can explore iconic buildings and find out more about the people who created them.

You'll also discover the development of different building materials, from mud and straw to paper, steel and reinforced concrete.

ISBN:
9781787080287
9781787080287
Category:
Buildings & construction (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
07-04-2019
Publisher:
Button Books
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
48
Dimensions (mm):
248x248mm
Eduard Altarriba

Eduard Altarriba is a graphic designer and illustrator. He runs Alababalà, a Barcelona-based independent studio producing games, exhibitions, animation, apps and workbooks for children that are practical and fun.

Other books he has worked on include My First Book of Quantum Physics, also published by Button Books.

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