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From mud huts to skyscrapers : architecture for children

Author: Christine Paxmann; Anne Ibelings
Publisher: Munich ; London : Prestel, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Filled with colourful architectural drawings and engaging texts, this history of architecture for children is a great way to introduce young readers to the subject.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Paxmann; Anne Ibelings
ISBN: 9783791371139 3791371134
OCLC Number: 809124584
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: 63 p. : col. ill. ; 33 cm.
Contents: From caves to houses : the first human architecture --
The majesty of the pyramids --
How Greek antiquity worked --
Roman engineering --
Greek style --
Christian and antique : Byzantine mystique --
Massive and round : Romanesque --
Castles --
the archtecture of war --
A toast to the gothic cathedral! --
The Renaissance rediscovers the past --
A sigh in stone --
The beautiful, bulging Baroque --
Neoclassicism : nothing more than the ancient classics! --
Gothic revival : the latest trend from yesteryear --
Practical and beautiful : industrial buildings --
Art nouveau : plants made of stone --
Art déco : graceful, soaring, and luxurious --
The Bauhaus : open, functional, and practical --
A chapel and the beginnings of Brutalism --
Art in a snail's shell --
Spaceship architecture --
Sprouting architecture --
Deconstructivism : a big word for a crazy style! --
Dynamic architecture for swift athletes --
Creating blobitecture --
Eco-architects, flood houses, and vertical gardens --
Architecture in fast forward.
Other Titles: Architektur.
Architecture for children
Responsibility: Christine Paxmann ; [illustrations by] Anne Ibelings ; [translation, Cynthia Hall].

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"The book shouldn't be limited to children. It has plenty to offer young adults and adults who desire a brief glimpse at architecture and how styles have changed through the millennia." --Booklist

 
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