13 Architects Children Should Know

Architects Children Should Know This lively and engaging volume in Prestel s successful Children Should Know series opens a door into the fascinating world of architecture Buildings of every shape and size and from all corners of t

  • Title: 13 Architects Children Should Know
  • Author: Florian Heine
  • ISBN: 9783791371849
  • Page: 454
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This lively and engaging volume in Prestel s successful Children Should Know series opens a door into the fascinating world of architecture Buildings of every shape and size, and from all corners of the world, populate this colorful and beautifully produced book that introduces children to history s most iconic architectural feats and the people behind them In lively iThis lively and engaging volume in Prestel s successful Children Should Know series opens a door into the fascinating world of architecture Buildings of every shape and size, and from all corners of the world, populate this colorful and beautifully produced book that introduces children to history s most iconic architectural feats and the people behind them In lively illustrated spreads, young readers will learn how Christopher Wren reconstructed an 11th century cathedral after London s great fire of 1666 to become the St Paul s Cathedral that we know today, and how its dome survived the Blitz They will find out how Thomas Jefferson, in building his plantation, Monticello, created a new architecture for a new nation They will be introduced to the genius of Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and Zaha Hadid and can examine in detail the wonders of the Eiffel Tower, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, and Rome s most beautiful museum The book proceeds chronologically, accompanied by a timeline to offer helpful historical context Each architect s entry includes a concise biography, illustrations of major works, and lively texts that speak directly to young readers Additional information about the buildings pictured, suggestions for further reading, and online resources will satisfy the most curious minds.

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    1. This is a really interesting and detailed book. In modern time, it seems like people build concrete houses and concrete buildings quickly and cheaply and don’t put as much care or details into them. It was impressive to see examples in this book of the complete opposite of that. For example, Antoni Gaudi spent so much time on his La Sagrada Familia to make it perfect that they are still building it today a hundred years later!I've been to some of the places mentioned in the book, and they are [...]


    2. I love this series about the arts. It's a great introduction to architects of note through the ages. Perfect for middle graders. Great photos too.



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