In this first-ever standalone full-color edition, Castle is lavishly reborn in digitally finished drawings rendered with felt-tip markers and colored pencils. Factual and artistic details shine in light of newly researched information. With characteristic zest and wit. Architecture enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the staggering possibilities of human imagination and ingenuity.
An author and artist who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern people, David Macaulay here reveals the methods and materials used to design and construct a mosque in late-sixteenth-century Turkey. Through the fictional story and Macaulay's distinctive full-color illustrations, readers will learn not only how such monumental structures were built but also how they functioned in relation...
From the author of The Way Things Work, whose books have won numerous awards and sold millions of copies-and delighted readers young and old alike-this is a lively, detailed, and lavishly illustrated account of the building of a cathedral, and the community around it, through many decades.
Caldecott Medal winner David Macaulay's imaginary Cathedral of Chutreaux remains a touchstone for budding architects as well as those interested in medieval history....
A wonderous portfolio that has to be seen to be savored-or even believed for that matter. Here are the plans for the Tower of Pisa-on a skewed drafting table, the Eiffel Tower tipped over across from the Seine, the ruins of a McDonald's stand following some future Vesuvius, the disastrous meeting of the Great and Lesser Walls of China, and many other gems.
This book, from the award-winning author of The Way Things Work, takes readers of all ages on a journey through a fictional mill town called Wicksbridge. With words and pictures, David Macaulay reveals fascinating details about the planning, construction, and operation of the mills-and gives us a powerful sense of the day-to-day lives of Americans in this era.
"An extended picture book about the history and construction of the steamship SS United States, its designer William Francis Gibbs, and author/illustrator David Macaulay's personal story of immigration to America on board the SS United States."--Provided by publisher.
Introduces young readers to the mechanical science of jet planes that recreates an airplane ride while explaining how powerful engines, specially designed wings, and cockpit controls work together to enable a jet's flight.