An insightful introduction to architecture and its impact on our world.
We shape our buildings and our buildings shape us. This inspiring book introduces children to architecture from all over the world, and to the idea that our environment can impact our mood and wellbeing. With thought-provoking questions and inspiring images, it empowers the next generation to talk about architecture with confidence, knowledge, and passion.
Through chapters like "How buildings are like people," "The recipe for good architecture," and "Why houses are so expensive," we learn about what makes a street inviting (or not), why some cities are charming and others bleak-and how we can build a better, more beautiful, and more sustainable future.
- AN INTERACTIVE INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE and how our surroundings influence our moods.
- A GLOBAL APPROACH with design examples from around the world.
- ENVIRONMENTALLY FOCUSED encourages kids to think critically about their homes and the buildings around them.
- FOR CHILDREN AGES 9 AND UP featuring discussion points and activities.