This book by Horacio Sanchez covers the principles of architecture with the aim of helping kids to be able to 'read' and make sense of the architecture that surrounds them, asking questions such as what shapes are used? How does the light work?
This second book in the series by Horacio Sanchez the content focuses on
design thinking and how to use empathy to figure out what a home
needs. A few of the illustrations from House Plans Helper appear in
This book by Barbara Beck explains how architects go about their work taking youngsters through how to create a site plan, floor plan, sections and elevations. It's a great book if you have a youngster who's aspiring to be an architect.
This second book by Barbara Beck is very similar in content to the Future Architect's Handbook above. It's called a toolkit because it comes with a scale ruler pencil, sharpener and eraser. This one makes a great gift.