Discover the essential skills required on the way to becoming an architect in this innovative activity book. Architect Academy gives kids the know-how to plan and draw all sorts of structures, from bridges and schools, to parks and pyramids. Activities range from designing a residential street, and your perfect play park to learning some of the maths skills used by architects, how to read floor plans, and the basics of interior design. The Architect Toolbag section contains all sorts of goodies, such as Architect Task stickers to use when a challenge is completed, a pull-out poster, and press-out game cards to share with friends. *Encourages imaginative play and problem solving *Fresh, contemporary artwork helps to make basic design and space-planning concepts accessible *Includes loads of great extras: stickers, a pull-out poster, a game, and cards to play with
Steve Martin (Wales, UK) is a writer, former English teacher, and author of numerous children's books on a wide range of subjects, including The Boys' Book of Adventure, Astronaut Academy, and Numberland. Essi Kimpimaki (Glasgow, UK) is a freelance illustrator and printmaker originally from the land of thousands of lakes, Finland, but currently based in Glasgow where she arrived in 2007 to study Illustration at Glasgow School of Art.