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Architecture


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Castle
Castle
by David Macaulay
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The word itself conjures up mystery, romance, intrigue, and grandeur. What could be more perfect for an author/illustrator who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern man? With typical zest... (read more)

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City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction
City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction
by David Macaulay
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Text and black and white illustrations show how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them.... (read more)

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Unbuilding
Unbuilding
by David Macaulay
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This fictional account of the dismantling and removal of the Empire State Building describes the structure of a skyscraper and explains how such an edifice would be demolished.... (read more)

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The Story of Buildings: From the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and Beyond
The Story of Buildings: From the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and Beyond
by Patrick Dillon
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Mill
Mill
by David Macaulay
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Well researched, ambitious, and absorbing, this first-rate history lesson details the construction of a spinning mill with a good deal of social history interwoven.... (read more)

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Pyramid
Pyramid
by David Macaulay
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Through concise text and richly detailed black and white illustrations we come to know the philosophy of life and death in ancient Egypt.... (read more)

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Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction (Sandpiper)
Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction (Sandpiper)
by David Macaulay
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Readers worldwide recognize Caldecott Medal winner David Macaulay's imaginary Cathedral of Chutreaux. This critically acclaimed book has been translated into a dozen languages and remains a classic of children's literature and a touchstone for budding... (read more)

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Underground
Underground
by David Macaulay
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David Macaulay takes us on a visual journey through a city's various support systems by exposing a typical section of the underground network and explaining how it works. We see a network of walls, columns, cables, pipes and tunnels required to satisfy... (read more)

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Christopher Wren: Avian Architect
Christopher Wren: Avian Architect
by Tina Skinner
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A delightful story chronicles the adventures of a wren as he seeks to build the ultimate birdhouse. Learn about architectural style coast to coast in a childishly charming book that is a blast of color from front to back. Expose your child to concepts of... (read more)

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13 Buildings Children Should Know
13 Buildings Children Should Know
by Angela Wenzel
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The world's most iconic buildings are made accessible and exciting for young readers in this colorful introduction to architecture that changed the world.... (read more)

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Building Big
Building Big
by David Macaulay
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In this companion book to the PBS series, the design and construction process of structures such as bridges, tunnels, skyscrapers, domes, and dams are explored. Macaulay shows that common sense and logic play just as important roles as imagination. Full... (read more)

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Castle
Castle
by David Macaulay
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“To his many fans, David Macaulay is nothing less than America's Explainer-in-Chief.” —Providence Journal In this first-ever standalone full-color edition, Castle is lavishly reborn in digitally finished drawings rendered with felt... (read more)

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Greene & Greene for Kids
Greene & Greene for Kids
by Kathleen Th Thomsen
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Greene & Greene for Kids: Art, Architecture, and Activities is a unique children's book that explores a fascinating period in American history. Children learn what it was like to live in turn-of-the-century America. They learn things like what they read,... (read more)

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Building Big
Building Big
by David Macaulay
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Why this shape and not that? Why steel instead of concrete or stone? Why put it here and not over there? These are the kinds of questions that David Macaulay asks himself when he observes an architectural wonder. These questions take him back to the... (read more)

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Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 21 Activities
Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 21 Activities
by Wright
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Stimulating projects enable kids to grasp the ideas underlying Wright's work.... (read more)

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Rome Antics
Rome Antics
by David Macaulay
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A pigeon carrying an important message takes the reader on a unique tour through Rome. As we follow the path of this somewhat wayward bird, we discover that Rome is a place where past and present live side by side. It is a city that has been recycling... (read more)

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Built to Last: Building America's Amazing Bridges, Dams, Tunnels, and Skyscrapers
Built to Last: Building America's Amazing Bridges, Dams, Tunnels, and Skyscrapers
by George Sullivan
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Learn how the Erie Canal and the Transcontinental Railroad advanced the western migration. This narrative profiles 17 architectural and engineering marvels, and the architects and engineers who made them possible. Photos.... (read more)

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The Hoover Dam
The Hoover Dam
by Elizabeth Mann
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A dramatic and compelling history of one of the great engineering feats of modern times: the Hoover Dam. This illustrated history has both human drama: danger, suffering, courage and genius; and technological achievement in a seamless package.... (read more)

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Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction
Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction
by David Macaulay
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Readers worldwide recognize Caldecott Medal winner David Macaulay's imaginary Cathedral of Chutreaux. This critically acclaimed book has been translated into a dozen languages and remains a classic of children's literature and a touchstone for budding... (read more)

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Mosque
Mosque
by David Macaulay
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An author and artist who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern people, David Macaulay here reveals the methods and materials used to design and construct a mosque in late-sixteenth-century... (read more)

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