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The Resource From mud huts to skyscrapers : architecture for children, Christine Paxmann ; [illustrations by] Anne Ibelings ; [translation, Cynthia Hall]

From mud huts to skyscrapers : architecture for children, Christine Paxmann ; [illustrations by] Anne Ibelings ; [translation, Cynthia Hall]

Label
From mud huts to skyscrapers : architecture for children
Title
From mud huts to skyscrapers
Title remainder
architecture for children
Statement of responsibility
Christine Paxmann ; [illustrations by] Anne Ibelings ; [translation, Cynthia Hall]
Title variation
Architecture for children
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Children will enjoy poring over this book--and will come away with a fundamental understanding of not only the most common architectural terms, but also of how the built world has evolved over time
Member of
Summary
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
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10174108
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
720
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
architecture for children
Label
From mud huts to skyscrapers : architecture for children, Christine Paxmann ; [illustrations by] Anne Ibelings ; [translation, Cynthia Hall]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
20133727
Dimensions
33 cm
Extent
63 pages
Isbn
9783791371139
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn809124584
  • (OCoLC)809124584
Label
From mud huts to skyscrapers : architecture for children, Christine Paxmann ; [illustrations by] Anne Ibelings ; [translation, Cynthia Hall]
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
20133727
Dimensions
33 cm
Extent
63 pages
Isbn
9783791371139
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn809124584
  • (OCoLC)809124584

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