Discovering Architecture2019-11-05T14:05:10+00:00

Discovering Architecture

  • Pub month: September 2019
  • ISBN-13: 9781787080294
  • Author: Berta Bardí i Milà, illustrated by Eduard Altarriba
  • Price: $17.99
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • No. of pages: 48
  • Dimensions: 10 x 10 inches
  • Color: Full color throughout
  • Age: 8+

Who built the first houses? What’s the difference between an arch and an architrave? How does a dome stay up? Who invented concrete? Can you build a house from paper? For children wanting to know more about the buildings around them, this entertaining illustrated guide is a perfect introduction to architecture around the world. From the mud huts of ancient history to today’s towering edifices, they can explore iconic buildings and find out more about the people who created them. They’ll also discover the development of different building materials, from mud and straw to paper, steel and reinforced concrete.


Author Information

Eduard Altarriba
Eduard Altarriba is a graphic designer and illustrator. He runs Alababalà, a Barcelona-based independent studio producing games, exhibitions, animation, apps and workbooks for children that are practical and fun.
Berta Bardi I Milá
Berta Bardi I Milá is a lecturer at the School of Architecture, Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona. She has a PhD in Architectural Design. Berta specializes in modern architecture, and the methodology of teaching architecture.