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Building Architectural Models

Guy & Patricia DeMarco

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Whether you intend to add flair to your office presentation or charm to your model train set, this book will give you professional insight into designing and producing architectural models--with truly spectacular results. This book is a primer for the design, construction, and presentation of the three-dimensional model from conceptual drawings. Ideal for use inside or outside the classroom, the process begins with the construction of a cube and tetrahedron, and moves on to encompass manufactured modules, a commercial building, a single-story house, and a city rowhouse. Landscaping and presentation details are also provided to make your creations look their absolute best.Beautiful photography illustrates the step-by-step instructions for the beginning projects, as well as a colorful gallery of more complex designs that will excite and inspire you. These projects are a wonderful combination of the precision of model-building and the limitlessness of your creativity.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 64 color photos | 64 pp
ISBN13: 9780764310713

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Patricia DeMarco has been teaching and practicing art for the past 38 years. Her husband, Guy, is a professional model maker who has also taught technology for 37 years. Both are published writers. Guy has written one other book with Schiffer Publishing, Ships in Bottles.