By Barbara Beck
Help young visionaries and artists dive deep into the world of architecture. Building upon the concepts introduced in
The Future Architect's Handbook
, this tool kit unveils the fascinating world of architectural design and construction.
Follow the inspiring journey of Aaron, a budding architect who embarks on the remarkable task of building his own home. Through Aaron’s journey, readers will learn the following:
How to transform their ideas into tangible drawings The secrets behind an architect's creative process How to master an architect’s toolkit. Graph paper, an architect’s scale, a pencil and drafting eraser are included! The process of designing homes for a group of (imaginative) clients Geared towards the middle grades, ages 8–13, this book helps aspiring architects hone their skills and unlock their potential. Pen-and-ink drawings breathe life into every page, shedding light on why buildings look and function as they do. Get ready to embark on a remarkable journey with The Future Architect’s Tool Kit and unleash the architect within! Children with dreams of designing buildings will discover how architects actually work in this workbook, which builds on the concepts introduced in The Future Architect’s Handbook. It walks readers through the drawings created by Aaron, a young architect building his own home. Going a step further, children will learn how to create their own drawings and build a model of their design, using an included tool kit consisting of graph paper and an architect's scale, pencil, and drafting eraser. Finally, readers are challenged to design homes for a group of imaginary clients. Freehand pen-and-ink drawings bring the instructions to life.
This book is the perfect introduction to what an architect does at work and why buildings look and function as they do. Ideal for middle grades ages 8–13, but creative adults will also find it inspiring. Learn to create an architect’s four main drawings: site plan, floor plan, section, and elevation
Learn to create an architect’s four main drawings: site plan, floor plan, section, and elevation The workbook builds on architectural fundamentals learned in The Future Architect's Handbook Includes an architectural toolkit with graph paper, architect's scale, pencil, and eraser
Size: 12.0in x 9.0in | Pages: 48
| 62 b/w images