Architecture for Kids

Media Resources


Fun with Architecture, The Metropolitan Museum of Art,Voyager Press 1997

The Frank Lloyd Wright Companion, Prairie Multimedia, Inc., 1995

Mixed Media

Build-a-Bridge, Wonderboard, Dowling Magnets,Sonoma, CA

Junior Architect, Wonderboard, Dowling Magnets,Sonoma, CA

Van der Meer, Ron and Detan Sudjic, The Architecure Packet, Alfred A. Knopf, Publishers, New York 1997


Particularly for Children

Casey, Dennis, Stain Glass Window Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright, Dover Coloring Book, 1997

Glenn, Patricia Brown, Discover Americaís Favorite Architects, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996

Smith, A.G., The American House: Styles of Architecture, Dover, 1983

Mccaulay, David, City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction, Houghton Mifflin, 1974

Macaulay, David, Pyramid, Sandpiper, 1975

The Nature Company Discoveries Library, Great Buildings, 1996

More Advanced

Abhau, Marcy, Architecture in Education: A Resource of Imaginative Ideas and Tested Activities, Foundation for Architecture, Philadelphia, 1986

Arrigo, Joseph, Louisiana's  PlatationHomes: The Grace and Grandeur, Voyager Press, 1991

Blake, Peter, The Master Builders: Le Corbusier/Mies van der Rohe/Frank Lloyd Wright, W.W. Norton & Company, 1996

Boucher, Bruce, Andrea Palladio, The Architect of His Time, Abbeville Publishing Company, 1994

Ching, Francis D.K., A Visual Dictionary of Architecture, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1997

Comstock, William T., Victorian Domestic Architectural Plans and Details, 1881, reprinted by Dover Press 1987

Cummings, M.F. and C.C. Miller, Designs for Street Fronts, Suburban Houses, and Cottages, 1865, reprinted by Dover Press, 1997.

Delehany, Richard and Richard Sexton, In the Victorian Style, Chronicle Books, 1997.

Downing, Andrew Jackson, Landscape Gardening and Rural Architecture, with an introduction by George Tatum, Constable and Company, 1991

Fossier, Jean and Robert Chapelot, The Village and House in the Middle Ages, University of California Press, 1985

Gannon, Thomas, Newport Mansions: The Gilded Age, The Preservation Society of Newport County, 1996.

Gowans, Alan, Styles and Types of North American Architecture, Social Function and Cultural Expression, Harper Collins, 1992.

Heinz, Thomas A., Frank Lloyd Wright, St Martinís Press, New York, 1982

Johnston, Norman J., Washingtonís Audacious State Capitol and Its Builders, University of Washington Press, 1988

Jones, Robert T., Authentic Small Houses of the Twenties, 1929, reprinted by Dover Press 1987

Kettell, Russell Hawes, Early American Rooms, 1650-1858, Dover Publications, 1967

Kostof, Spiro, A History of Architecture: Settings and Rituals, Oxford University Press, 1985

Makinson, Randell L. Greene & Greene, Architecture as Fine Art, Peregrin Smith Books, 1977

Manson, Grant Carpenter, Frank Lloyd Wright to 1910, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1958

McAlester, Virginia and Lee, A Field Guide to American Houses, Alfred A. Knopf, 1997

McAlester, Virginia and Lee, Great American Houses and Their Architectural Styles, Abbeville Press, 1994

OíGorman, James F., ABC of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998

OíGorman, James F., Three American Architects: Richardson, Sullivan, and Wright 1865-1915, The University of Chicago Press, 1991

Palladio, Andrea, The Four Books on Architecture, translated by Robert Tavernor and Richard Schofield, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997.

Peck, Amelia, editor, Alexander Jackson Davis, American Architect, 1803-1892, Rizzoli, 1992.

Scully, Vincent, Jr., The Shingle Style and the Stick Style, Architectural Theory and Design from Downing to the Origins of Wright, Yale University Press, Revised, 1971

Sinkevitch, Alice, A.I.A. Guide to Chicago, Harcourt Brace, 1993

Smith, Henry Attenbury, 500 Small Houses of the Twenties, 1923, reprinted by Dover Press, 1990

Stickley, Gustav, Craftsman Bungalows, 59 Homes form "The Craftsmanî, 1916, Dover Press, 1988.

Storrer, William Allin, The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, The MIT Press,1997

Vitruvius, The Ten Books on Architecture, First Century, B.C.; Translated by Morris Hickey Morgan,  Dover Books, 1960.

Winters, Nathan B., Architecture is Elementary: Visual Thinking through Architectural Concepts, Utah Heritage Foundation, 1997

Wright, Frank Lloyd, The ìAusgefuhrte Bautenî of 1911, Dover Publications, 1982

Wright, Frank Lloyd, Drawings and Plans of Frank Lloyd Wright: The Early Period (1893-1909), Dover Publications, 1983