DOC ✓ READER The Story of Buildings

BOOK ✓ From the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and Beyond Å Patrick Dillon

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 We make our homes in them We go to school in them We work in them But why and how did people start making buildings? How did they learn to make them stronger bigger andcomfortable? 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 Stephen Biesty's extraordinarily detailed illustrations take us inside famous buildings throughout history and demonstrate just how these marvelous structures fit together Very dry and rather dull I thought it would be engaging for children

TEXT The Story of Buildings

The Story of Buildings From the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and BeyondAspiring 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 We make our homes in them We go to school in them We work in them But why and how did people start making buildings? How did they learn to make them stronger bigger andcomfortable? 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 Stephen Biesty's extraordinarily detailed illustrations take us inside famous buildings throughout history and demonstrate just how these marvelous structures fit together Great pictures and information

Patrick Dillon Å The Story of Buildings: From the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and Beyond TEXT

DOC ✓ READER The Story of Buildings ¶ ✸ [BOOKS] ✬ The Story of Buildings: From the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and Beyond By Patrick Dillon ❂ – Eyltransferservices.co.uk Aspiring architects will be in their element Explore this illustrated narrative history of buildings for young readers an amazing construcAspiring 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 We make our homes in them We go to school in them We work in them But why and how did people start making buildings? How did they learn to make them stronger bigger andcomfortable? 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 Stephen Biesty's extraordinarily detailed illustrations take us inside famous buildings throughout history and demonstrate just how these marvelous structures fit together Excellent present for a 13 yr old interested in architecture Describes how buildings have evolved according to materials skills and technologies available to the the people of the time along with those people's needs Illustrated through famous historical and landmark buildings Engagingly written beautifully illustrated and interesting for an adult also but not of great practical use for a professional or architecture student I suspect