Young Architect introduces budding designers and engineers to the basic concepts and vocabulary of building design. Fun images of real and imaginary buildings help teach kids about the different parts of a structure, building materials, and how engineers solve different kinds of construction problems. Ancient Homes What kind of houses did they build in ancient times? Did they use the same materials as today? How can archaeologists tell so much about buried towns and buildings when they dig up the ruins? An architect's notebook helps answer these questions in Ancient Homes. Book jacket.
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