Want to know more about the buildings around you? Interested in how the Egyptians built the pyramids, and how on earth a dome stays up? Packed with absorbing facts and quirky illustrations, Cool Architecture tells you everything you need to know about architecture around the world.
Children will be absorbed by this journey through the history of architecture, from the earliest mud huts to today's soaring towers. Chronologically arranged, this large-format book gives each iconic building its own double-page spread featuring illustrations and clearly written descriptions, facts, and features.
The Buildings That Made London by David Long
Take an incredible journey through the streets of London and see beautiful buildings as you've never seen them before! Using original architectural drawings from The National Archives brought to life by stunning artwork, discover the rich heritage of some of London's most iconic buildings.
Architecture According to a Pigeon by Stella Gurney
In this delightful book, a pigeon takes a journey around the globe with fun facts about each of the iconic buildings he visits. Featuring the Colosseum, Taj Mahal, Golden Gate Bridge, Sydney Opera House, the Eiffel Tower and dozens of other buildings from a 'bird's eye view'.
Get to know Zaha Hadid in this nonfiction picture book about the famed architect’s life and her triumph over adversity. Determined to succeed, she worked hard for many years, and achieved her goals—and now you can see the buildings Hadid has designed all over the world.
Journey to Italy, the US, Thailand, Japan, the United Kingdom, and many more countries around the world! See the amazing sights and learn the secrets and the histories of their capital cities. Get ready to embark on an epic adventure to see capitals around the world!
by Lonely Planet Kids
Get ready to explore the city in a whole new way. This innovative book is packed with city facts, loads of flaps to lift, and unfolding pages to see inside buildings and under the streets. From skyscrapers, subway systems and stinky sewers!
The Story of Buildings
From straw huts to skyscrapers, palaces to arts centres, The Story of Buildings takes us on a journey across continents and over centuries. Detailed, intricate cross-sections allow us to see inside these incredible structures and appreciate the inspiration of their creators.