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12 architects who changed the world / by Vicki C. Hayes.

Hayes, Vicki C. (Author).
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Series Information

Change makers

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781645820000
  • Physical Description: 1 electronic text (32 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.).
  • Publisher: Mankato, MN : 12 Story Library, c2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title proper from title frame.
Includes glossary.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Zaha Hadid: pushing the limits -- Frank Lloyd Wright: greatest American architect -- Maya Lin: fitting into nature -- David Adjaye: visionary architect -- Julia Morgan: pioneering female architect -- Kenzo Tange: designing for the human heart -- Norma Sklarek: the Rosa Parks of architecture -- Antoni Gaudi: one of a kind -- Mia Lehrer: landscape architect -- Le Corbusier: designing for modern times -- Denise Scott Brown: more than a wife -- Moshe Safdie: design with meaning -- More architects to know.
Summary, etc.:
"From Spain's Antonio Gaudi to France's Le Corbusier, Iraq's Zaha Hadid, and America's Norma Sklarek, the first black woman to get a degree in architecture, this book profiles 12 prominent architects from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration"--Provided by the publisher.
Target Audience Note:
4-8 Medialog, Inc.
720 Lexile.
Grades 3-5.
Grades 3-6.
T Guided Reading Level.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR Middle Grades 5.2 1.0 quiz: 506176
Original Version Note:
Original version: 9781632357120 (hardcover)
Original version: 9781632358219 (paperback)
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Architects > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Architecture > History > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

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