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. Green Homes How can we protect the environment when we build homes? What kinds of recycled materials can builders use to make homes green? Are there any Earth-friendly ways to heat and cool buildings? An architect's notebook helps answer these questions and more in Green Homes. Book jacket.
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