The Little Book of Architectural History

For Children and Curious Grown-Ups


This book is not yet published, but will be available from July 2024.

ISBN: 9788792596604 Category:

Mogens A. Morgen


More than 4,000 years of architecture history unfolded through captivating texts and illustrations.

Step inside some of the most ground-breaking architecture projects throughout history guided by captivating texts and colourful illustrations. The Little Book of Architecture History is filled to the brim with interesting facts and anecdotes in a format especially directed towards children and young adults.

Did you for example know that the engineer Nikola Tesla made experiments to see if the early Egyptians used the pyramids as giant electrical antennae? Or that the ancient Jordanian city of Petra has both been visited by Indiana Jones and Tintin?

Through 50 projects divided into different time periods, the book provides a clear overview of more than 4,000 years of architecture history. Complicated concepts are made accessible through easy-to-read texts by architect Mogens A. Morgen and exciting images by illustrator Claus Nørregaard.

This little book will provide any reader regardless of their age with a broader understanding of the architecture that surrounds us both in our day-to-day life and when we travel abroad.

Additional information

Weight 770 g
Dimensions 20 x 24 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 20 July 2024
Number of pages 192
Format Hardback
Contributors Illustrated by Claus Nørregaard
Dimensions 20 x 24 cm
Weight 770 g


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