Architecture Handbook - Teachers Edition

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Developed and published by the Chicago Architecture Foundation
By Jennifer Masengarb with Krisann Rehbein

The first book of its kind in the country for high school students, The Architecture Handbook teaches both the fundamentals of architectural design and technical drawing through hands-on activities. Students also build knowledge and gain skills through group design projects, sketching, model-making, mapping, research, critical thinking, problem solving and class presentations.

The teacher edition of this revolutionary text includes all of the student pages plus step-by-step teacher lesson plans with assessments, skills and discussion points. Also included is a CD-ROM with construction drawings for the case study home used throughout the book; student activity handouts; and 5 integrated projects for social sciences, life science, American literature, environmental science and mathematics.

Loose-leaf bound; 3-ring binder format
640 pages
Dimensions: 11.5 x 11.5 x 3 inches
Please note: all education books are final sale - non-returnable and non-refundable. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 
Also available: the Student Edition of this book.

Take a peek inside the book to see how you can use The Architecture Handbook in the classroom. Click below to see sample activities:

  • Project 1 - The Block Plan, Chapter 5: Compare the F10 House Block with Your Street Long Activity Sample
  • Project 3 - The Floor Plan, Chapter 11: Circulation, Clients, and Guest Space vs. Family Spaces Short Activity Sample