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Archidoodle: The Architect's Activity Book

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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 others more.

Aimed at anyone who loves drawing buildings, it encourages the user 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 to architects.

About the Author

Steve Bowkett has taught and practiced architecture for over 25 years in numerous universities and art colleges and is currently a Senior Lecturer at London South Bank University. He studied at the Royal College of Art in London and the Polytechnic of Central London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781780673219
Author:
Bowkett, Steve
Publisher:
Laurence King
Author:
Bowkett, Steve
Subject:
ARCHITECTURE / General
Subject:
Architecture-Drawing and Design
Subject:
General Architecture
Publication Date:
20131031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Dimensions:
10.75 x 8.5 x 0.75 in 1 lb

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