Building the book Cathedral

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It has been twenty-six years since the publication of CATHEDRAL. David Macaulay's first book, CATHEDRAL, introduced readers around the world to his unique gift for presenting architecture and technology in simple terms, and for demystifying even the most complex of concepts. CATHEDRAL received a Caldecott Honor Medal and is now considered a classic. BUILDING THE BOOK CATHEDRAL includes the content of CATHEDRAL in its entirety. Here Macaulay traces the evolution of his creative process in "building" that first book, from the initial concept to the finished drawings. He introduces the basic elements of structure and sequence and explains why one angle of a drawing may be better for conveying an idea than another. He describes how perspective, scale, and contrast can be used to connect a reader with concepts, and how placement of a picture on a page can make a difference in the way information is communicated. Building the Book Cathedral provides an opportunity to examine Macaulay'sunique problem-solving skills as he looks back over two and a half decades at the book that launched his distinguished career.
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Grouped Work ID 29a36e06-f050-04e8-ae33-2c53c976cfbc
Grouping Title building the book cathedral
Grouping Author macaulay david
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-27 04:47:20AM
Last Indexed 2019-03-25 04:52:25AM

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author Macaulay, David.
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id 29a36e06-f050-04e8-ae33-2c53c976cfbc
isbn 9780395921470
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primary_isbn 9780395921470
publishDate 1999
record_details ils:a159542|Book|Books||English|Houghton Mifflin,|1999.|p. cm.
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subject_facet Architecture, Gothic, Cathedrals, Macaulay, David -- Cathedral
title_display Building the book Cathedral
title_full Building the book Cathedral / by David Macaulay
title_short Building the book Cathedral
topic_facet Architecture, Gothic, Cathedrals, Macaulay, David