In so doing, they will learn about a whole range of significant architectural issues, how to furnish a space, how to read plans, such as the importance of site and materials, 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.
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.
For anyone who loves to draw buildings and use their imagination. Dream / design / Draw Buildings! . 160 pages with 200 illustrations! Learn architectural challenges /read plans/furnish a space. Tackle architectural challenges with creative solutions. This innovative book is the first to provide a fun, interactive way to learn about architecture.
The Future Architect's Handbook
Learn about an architect’s four main drawings: the Site Plan, Section, Floor Plan, and Elevation―including the concept of drawing each plan to scale. All of this is brought to life in freehand, pen-and-ink architectural drawings that will inspire children to apply these lessons to their own designs.
While this creative book is ideal for the middle grades, ages 9-12, even adults will find it inspiring. For children with a passion for drawing, or dreams of creating buildings, this book explores how architects really work, taking the young reader through the entire process for planning and designing a house.
. This book is the perfect introduction to architecture, revealing why buildings look and function as they do. Aspiring architects discover design techniques, along with different, exciting architectural styles used today.
Draw 50 Buildings and Other Structures: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Castles and Cathedrals, Skyscrapers and Bridges, and So Much More...
Celebrated author Lee J. Even the youngest artists can draw the tallest, grandest structures. Ames's instruction allows seasoned artists to refine their technique and guides amateurs to develop their own artistic abilities. Ames's illustration style and renowned drawing method has made him a leader in the step-by-step drawing manual, and the 31 books in his Draw 50 series have sold more than three million copies.
Watson-Guptill. Ames shows readers how to draw famous structures from all over the world, as well as an igloo, a windmill, a barn and silo, and even a teepee. Draw 50 buildings and other Structures teaches aspiring artists how to draw with ease by following simple, step-by-step instructions. It's easy to construct any type of building when it's done the Draw 50 way.
101 Things I Learned in Architecture School
Written by an architect and instructor who well remembers the fog of his own student days, 101 THINGS I LEARNED IN ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL provides valuable guideposts for students navigating the architectural design studio and the rest of the architecture curriculum. Architecture graduates, from young designers to experienced practitioners, will turn to the book as well for inspiration and a guide back to basics when solving complex design problems.
These 101 concise lessons in design, the creative process, drawing, and presentation--from the basics of how to draw a line to the complexities of color theory--provide a much-needed primer in architectural literacy and make concrete what too often is left nebulous and open-ended in the architecture curriculum.
A lesson on how to draw a line is accompanied by examples of good and bad lines; a lesson on awkward floor level changes shows the television actor Dick Van Dyke in the midst of a pratfall; and a discussion of the proportional differences between traditional and modern buildings features a building split neatly in half between the two.
101 things i learned in Architecture School. It is also a book they may want to keep out of view of their professors, for it expresses in clear and simple language the things they tend to make murky and abstruse. Like all books in the popular and celebrated 101 things i learned® book series, the lessons in 101 THINGS I LEARNED IN ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL utilize a unique two-page format, with a brief explanation and accompanying illustration.
Watson-Guptill. 101 things i learned in architecture school is a book that students of architecture will want to keep in the design studio and in their backpacks.
The Story of Buildings: From the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and Beyond
Watson-Guptill. We work in them. Stephen biesty’s extraordinarily detailed illustrations take us inside famous buildings throughout history and demonstrate just how these marvelous structures fit together. Candlewick Press MA. Aspiring architects will be in their element! Explore this illustrated narrative history of buildings for young readers, an amazing construction in itself.
We spend most of our lives in buildings. 101 things i learned in Architecture School. We go to school in them. But why and how did people start making buildings? how did they learn to make them stronger, bigger, and more comfortable? Why did they start to decorate them in different ways? From the pyramid erected so that an Egyptian pharaoh would last forever to the dramatic, machine-like Pompidou Center designed by two young architects, Patrick Dillon’s stories of remarkable buildings — and the remarkable people who made them — celebrates the ingenuity of human creation.
We make our homes in them.
Cool Architecture: Filled with Fantastic Facts for Kids of All Ages Cool Kids
Candlewick Press MA. Anova portico. Learn about the great architectural movements and the personalities that created them, from the Parthenon in Greece to the current world’s tallest skyscraper, and explore the most iconic buildings in the world, the Khalifa Tower in Dubai. Watson-Guptill. 101 things i learned in Architecture School.
This book is a perfect introduction to what’s cool about the fascinating world of architecture. Explore the iconic buildings of the world, and how on earth a dome stays up? packed with absorbing facts and quirky illustrations, and meet some of the architects who created themWant to know more about the buildings around you? Can’t tell a Doric from a Corinthian column? Interested in how the Egyptians built the pyramids, great 18th-Centruy palaces, via forbidding medieval strongholds, from the simple dwellings created by the earliest humans to today’s most innovative buildings, the history of homes and public buildings, this book tells you everything you need to know about architecture around the world, and the classic Art Deco skyscrapers of New York.
The Future Architect's Tool Kit
Children with dreams of designing buildings will discover how architects actually work in this workbook, which builds on the concepts introduced in The Future Architect’s Handbook. Ideal for middle grades ages 8–13, but creative adults will also find it inspiring. Going a step further, pencil, children will learn the steps necessary to create their own drawings and build a model of their design, using an included tool kit consisting of graph paper and an architect's scale, and drafting eraser.
Watson-Guptill. 101 things i learned in Architecture School. Freehand pen-and-ink drawings bring the instructions to life. It walks readers through the drawings created by Aaron, a young architect building his own home. This book is the perfect introduction to what an architect does at work and why buildings look and function as they do.
Candlewick Press MA. Anova portico. Finally, readers are challenged to design homes for an eclectic group of clients.
Sketching for Architecture + Interior Design
101 things i learned in Architecture School. Watson-Guptill. Sketching, and the careful observation that it entails, is essential for the successful development of the next generation of designers. Exercises are illustrated with beautiful sketches specially created by the author. Sketching for architecture and Interior Design is an indispensable and practical guide for students wishing to master the art of looking and sketching.
The debate surrounding hand drawing versus computer-generated imagery has become a hot topic. Forty-five step-by-step exercises take the student from the simple three-dimensional forms of furniture, to interiors, to complex building exteriors and cityscapes. Having grown up with computers, but often lack confidence in their freehand sketching skills, today's interior design and architecture students are extremely adept at creating computer imagery, or do not know how to sketch at all.
Technical topics covered include tools, line weights, perspective, shading, composition, proportion, serial views, and context. Candlewick Press MA. Anova portico. Laurence King.
The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings TED Books
Simon Schuster Ted. 101 things i learned in Architecture School. Like an architectural cabinet of wonders, this book collects the most innovative buildings of today and tomorrow. Candlewick Press MA. Laurence King. We want buildings that inspire us while helping the environment; buildings that delight our senses while serving the needs of a community; buildings made possible both by new technology and repurposed materials.
An inflatable concert hall. Anova portico. A research lab that can walk through snow. The founder of Architizer. Com and practicing architect draws on his unique position at the crossroads of architecture and social media to highlight 100 important buildings that embody the future of architecture. We’re asking more of architecture than ever before; the response will define our future.
Each page captures the soaring confidence, this book is an essential and delightful guide to the future being built around us—a future that matters more, and at times the sheer whimsy of the world’s most inspired buildings—and the questions they provoke: Can a building breathe? Can a skyscraper be built in a day? Can we 3D-print a house? Can we live on the moon? Filled with gorgeous imagery and witty insight, and to more of us, the thoughtful intelligence, the space-age wonder, than ever.
The buildings hail from all seven continents to say nothing of other planets, offering a truly global perspective on what lies ahead. A building that eats smog.
Draw Buildings and Cities in 15 Minutes: Amaze Your Friends With Your Drawing Skills
Responding to the popularity of the urban sketchers movement, artist Matthew Brehm shows you how to capture the city environment speedily and create stunning urban sketches, which has groups in most major cities around the world, while also teaching essential drawing skills along the way. Ilex Press. Simon Schuster Ted.
Laurence King. 101 things i learned in Architecture School. Expert art tutor and writer matthew Brehm helps you capture the life of the places where you work and spend your free time, as well as the places you visit in your travels. Candlewick Press MA. Learn how to draw and sketch your urban environment with quick and easy lessons that will improve your drawing skills while engaging you with a truly inspiring subject.
. The skills and strategies presented here will help you make a fantastic visual record of the urban places you experience, and help you learn about these places in the process. Watson-Guptill. Anova portico.
T.S. Shure Introduction to Architecture Creativity Set & Book
Material swatches. 2 oversized blue prints. Candlewick Press MA. Anova portico. With the T. S. 16 page book. Laurence King. Learn the basics of architecture and use the tools inside to create ground-breaking architectural designs of your very own! Build amazing structures – from a classical Greek temple to an Art Deco skyscraper! The fun doesn’t stop there – move on to the interior of your structure to create cool interior spaces using the handy floor plan stencils and grid paper provided.
6 architecture stencils. 20 page sketch pad, 8 colored pencils. Simon Schuster Ted. 101 things i learned in Architecture School. Shure introduction to architecture creativity Set & Book, you will learn the basics of architecture and become a master craftsman by creating your own floor plans and building designs.
Soon you’ll be on your way to becoming a true junior architect! Watson-Guptill. Ilex Press.