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An Igloo on the Moon : exploring architecture / Adrian Buckley and David Jenkins.

By: Buckley, Adrian (Graphic artist).
Contributor(s): Jenkins, David [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Circa Press, 2015Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 27 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780993072116; 0993072119.Subject(s): Visionary architecture -- Juvenile literature | Architecture -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 720 Summary: Aimed at young, enquiring minds An Igloo on the Moon explores how and why we build. Beginning with the igloo, whose origins are lost in time, and culminating in the latest 3D-printing technology for building on the Moon, the book weaves together themes and ideas to create an unfolding visual story. Illustrated with a sequence of extraordinary images, specially created for the book by artist Adrian Buckley, An Igloo on the Moon ranges through history and across continents. Underlying the narrative is an awareness of environmental issues and the need to reconnect with sustainable patterns of building. It is a book to engage and excite the next generation of architects - and their parents and grandparents.
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"An excellent resource for educating and inspiring young minds on the subjects of architecture, engineering, and the built environment" - Architect's Toy Box Aimed at young, enquiring minds, An Igloo on the Moon explores how and why we build. Beginning with the igloo, whose origins are lost in time, and culminating in the latest 3D-printing technology for lunar habitation, the book weaves together themes and ideas to create an unfolding visual story. Illustrated with a sequence of extraordinary collages, specially created by artist Adrian Buckley, the book ranges through history and across continents. Underlying the narrative is an awareness of environmental issues and the need to reconnect with sustainable patterns of building. It is a book to engage the next generation of architects - and their parents and teachers. AGES: 6 to 12 years AUTHOR: David Jenkins is an architect who writes about architecture with insight and wit. He has written and edited numerous critically acclaimed books, including Foster 40 and The Strange Death of Architectural Criticism. Adrian Buckley is a renowned graphic artist. For An Igloo on the Moon he has created a compelling series of inhabited landscapes, rich with ideas and possibilities. SELLING POINTS: * A fun and engaging introduction to the basic principles of engineering and architecture * Encourages environmental awareness * Aimed at the next generation of architects 56 colour illustrations

Aimed at young, enquiring minds An Igloo on the Moon explores how and why we build. Beginning with the igloo, whose origins are lost in time, and culminating in the latest 3D-printing technology for building on the Moon, the book weaves together themes and ideas to create an unfolding visual story. Illustrated with a sequence of extraordinary images, specially created for the book by artist Adrian Buckley, An Igloo on the Moon ranges through history and across continents. Underlying the narrative is an awareness of environmental issues and the need to reconnect with sustainable patterns of building. It is a book to engage and excite the next generation of architects - and their parents and grandparents.