Architecture on the Carpet

Architecture on the Carpet

The Curious Tale of Construction Toys and the Genesis of Modern Buildings

Book - 2013
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A novel view of architecture through the prism of construction toys. Ranging over the last century to the present, Brenda and Robert Vale draw parallels between the model-building sets of the modern period and architectural movements, social history, and national identities and myths.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Thames & Hudson,, 2013
ISBN: 9780500342855
Call Number: 724.7 V2341a
Characteristics: 208 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm


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