Round Buildings, Square Buildings, and Buildings That Wiggle Like a Fish

Author(s): Philip M. Isaacson

Kids' Non-Fiction

"What do we see when we look at a building? From the classical Parthenon in Greece to the simple fisherman's shacks in New England to the post-modernist Pompidou Center in France, Philip Isaacson explores what gives buildings their character. From the materials, form, color, ornamentation, placement in the landscape and the way the light strikes them, there are so many elements that contribute to shaping architecture into art. This is a perfect introduction to the complexities and wonders of architecture for children and adults."


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General Fields

  • : 9781101933206
  • : Random House USA Inc
  • : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • : December 2015
  • : 229mm X 248mm X 15mm
  • : May 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Philip M. Isaacson
  • : Paperback
  • : en
  • : 720
  • : 128
  • : illustrations