Archidoodle City: An Architect's Activity Book
Test your skills and imagination with 75 architectural challenges in this creative activity book. Draw, sketch or paint urban solutions to various dilemmas that architects face every day with city planning and development. Lay out windows in buildings in high-density cities to preserve privacy or design a bypass bridge over a wide span of river valley or sketch out street lighting in a park that’s esthetically pleasing and efficient using renewable energy. Architectural activities range from ancient to contemporary and small to large scale settings. 160 pgs, pb. ~ Emily
Following the success of Archidoodle, this new title focuses on the city. Filled with an array of beautiful and fun drawings, it poses 75 architectural challenges for the user: from building an underground community or designing your own imaginary city to creating a new park for New York, plus many more.
Aimed at anyone who loves drawing buildings and cities, it encourages the users to imagine their own creative solutions by sketching, drawing, and painting in the pages of the book. In so doing, they will learn about a whole range of significant issues, such as the importance of transport, lighting and green spaces, the history of urban design and planning, and the use of monuments and symbols.
The book also includes numerous examples of works and ideas by major architects to draw inspiration from and will appeal to everyone from children to students and professional architects.