Archidoodle : An Architect's Activity Book
About the book
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.
"Your architect friends, family members and visually inclined children will all love [Archidoodle]." - "The New York Times"
Steve Bowkett Biography
Steve Bowkett is a former teacher and author of numerous books for teachers. He visits schools to run creative writing workshops for children and works as an educational consultant specialising in the areas of thinking skills and problem solving, creativity and literacy. Tony Hitchman has over 35 years of experience teaching throughout the Primary age range in diverse schools culminating in 11 years as a primary school Head Teacher. In his spare time(!), he has written scripts for the comic publisher DC Thompson, contributed cartoons and comic strips to various small press publications, illustrated educational books and collaborated with Steve Bowkett on Using Comic Art to Improve Speaking, Reading and Writing (2012). ... Read full biography
|Publisher:||Laurence King Publishing|
|Languages:||| English ||
|Publication date:||Nov. 5, 2013|
|First Publication Date:||None|
|Publication City/Country:||London, United Kingdom|