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'.
The World is Not a Rectangle
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!
How Cities Work
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.
13 Architects Children Should Know by Florian Heine
Buildings of every shape and size and from all corners of the world, populate this colourful and beautifully produced book that introduces children to history's most iconic architectural feats and the people behind them.
What's Where in the World
With 75 3-D world maps, this book shows you things such as the world's tallest buildings, longest rivers, most dangerous earthquake spots, and even where you can scratch a whale's tongue! And if you have ever wondered where the best places to go diving for shipwrecks are, then look no further.
See Inside: Famous Buildings
This book lets you discover and explore some of the world's most famous buildings. Looking at famous buildings from across the ages each illustration opens up to reveal the building's interior as well as fascinating facts such as how they were built and their histories.
A World of Cities
by James Brown
Climb Paris's Eiffel Tower, wander the busy streets of New Delhi and see the lights of Shanghai in this whirlwind tour of the world's most beautiful cities. Bold, bright colours and fascinating facts about the history and culture are incorporated into the contemporary designs.
Where in the World?: Famous Buildings and Landmarks
by Baby Professor
If you can identify all these landmarks, well done! But do you know where in the world these landmarks are found? You will need to know your geography to do that. This book will help you refine your knowledge in the subject. Good luck!
An Igloo on the Moon
Aimed at young, enquiring minds, An Igloo on the Moon explores how and why we build. Underlying the narrative is an acute awareness of environmental issues and the need to reconnect with sustainable patterns of building. It is a book to engage and excite the next generation of architects.
by Steve Martin
Discover the essential skills required on the way to becoming an architect in this innovative activity book. Architect Academy gives kids the know-how to plan and draw all sorts of structures, from bridges and schools, to parks and pyramids.