100 Things to Know About Architecture (In a Nutshell) (Hardcover)
Learn all about the world of architecture in only 100 words! This book explores the most iconic buildings from around the world as well as the history of architecture, from basic huts to incredible skyscrapers.
From columns to pyramids, each of the carefully chosen 100 words has its own 100-word long description and colorful illustration, providing a fascinating introduction to amazing architecture from throughout history.
From the familiar to the jaw-dropping, the medieval to ultra-modern, this is an inspiring look at some of architecture's greatest developments.
With a clean, contemporary design, each word occupies a page of its own. A large striking illustration neatly encapsulates the accompanying 100 words of text.
A fascinating introduction to cool buildings in a fun and accessible format, this is the perfect gift for aspiring architects or curious young minds!
About the Author
Louise O'Brien lives in Sydney, Australia and is a registered architect who has taken her skills across the world having worked in London, Hong Kong and Shanghai. She has her own design firm called Apsara Collective. Louise’s passion for design and the opportunities it provides to inspire and empower young people has led her to education and she now lectures at a tertiary level and runs the ‘Architecture for Kids’ school based in Sydney (https://www.architectureforkidsschool.com/). She cares deeply about inspiring others to find their creativity and hopes to inspire future green leaders.
Dàlia Adillon is an illustrator from Barcelona. She studied Fine Arts at University of Barcelona, Illustration at Massana School and she did the Final Degree Project at ISIA Urbino, Italy. Her elegant artwork creates a unique synthesis of shapes and colors, with vibrant tones and a distinctive and characterful style. She has been recognized with several national and international awards, and her work has been exhibited worldwide.
“An interesting and fascinating approach to this subject, presented in a lively and informative way.”—The School Librarian, The School Librarian