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From Mud Huts To Skyscrapers

This book explores the most important achievements in the history of building, from the simple mud huts of ancient times to the towering skyscrapers of today.

£14.99
Out of stock

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Dimensions 32.5 x 25cm
Fabric & material Hardback
No. of Pages 63
SKU 02080069

Delivery & returns information

Service Update (updated 19 March 2020)

We want to make sure your order reaches you as safely as possible. Therefore, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, all orders will be dispatched once the RA has reopened. We will be in touch once the RA has reopened and once your order has been dispatched. 

During this period our Returns Policy will be extended. For any order queries, please Contact Us

Free UK delivery on orders £50 and over

International delivery is based on weight and delivery country, and will be calculated at Checkout

Updated 19 May 2020

We are delivering! Enjoy free shipping on orders above £50. £5.95 P&P for orders below £50. International delivery will be calculated at Checkout. The Royal Academy is temporarily closed, Collection is not available at this time.

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Product story

Children will see pictures of the finest buildings and read about the people and cultures that built them. The book's timeline shows what was happening in the world when each building was created, and a glossary explains words which are important for children to know to help them understand architecture.

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