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Mill X Mill Epub X Author David Macaulay Thegreatwallonline The Mills At Wicksbridge Are Imaginary, But Their Planning, Construction, And Operation Are Quite Typical Of Mills Developed In New England Throughout The Nineteenth Century

David Macaulay, born in 1946, was eleven when his parents moved from England to Bloomfield, New Jersey He found himself having to adjust from an idyllic English childhood to life in a fast paced American city During this time he began to draw seriously, and after graduating from high school he enrolled in the Rhode Island School of Design RISD After spending his fifth year at RISD in Rome on David Macaulay, born in 1946, was eleven when his parents moved from England to Bloomfield, New Jersey He found himself having to adjust from an idyllic English childhood to life in a fast paced American city During this time he began to draw seriously, and after graduating from high school he enrolled in the Rhode Island School of Design RISD After spending his fifth year at RISD in Rome on the European Honors Program, he received a bachelor s degree in architecture and vowed never to practice After working as an interior designer, a junior high school teacher, and a teacher at RISD, Macaulay began to experiment with creating books He published his first book, Cathedral, in 1973 Following in this tradition, Macaulay created other books including City, Castle, Pyramid, Mill, Underground, Unbuilding, and Mosque that have provided the explanations of the how and the why in a way that is both accessible and entertaining From the pyramids of Egypt to the skyscrapers of New York City, the human race s great architectural and engineering accomplishments have been demystified through Macaulay s elaborate show and tells Five of these titles have been made into popular PBS television programs

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  • Paperback
  • 128 pages
  • Mill
  • David Macaulay
  • English
  • 11 June 2017
  • 0395520193

10 thoughts on “Mill

  1. says:

    David Macaulay is known for his architecturally driven texts which combine the appeal of children s picture books with that of an adult coffee table book delighting readers of all ages Being a fan of Macaulay s Castle and Cathedral , I next turned to Mill Mill deviates from the norm of Macaulay s other works and sadly not in a good way Although Mill is unique in its format of following the construction ofthan one mill throughout time this doesn t successfully draw attention David Macaulay is known for his architecturally driven texts which combine the appeal of children s picture books with that of an adult coffee table book delighting readers of all ages Being a fa...

  2. says:

    Another in MacAulay s great books, showing how an Industrial Revolution era mill in this case was built, along with how it fit into the culture that created it His other books in the same spirit are Castle, Cathedral, Pyramid, City, Mosque, and Unbuilding Lots of fun to read with or without kids.

  3. says:

    This is the first David Macaulay book I ve read, and I loved it I ve had a thing for intricately illustrated how things work books since encountering Stephen Biesty s Castle, which I first read when my age was in the single digits Mill, though strictly black and white, fits the same mold The real draw of the book chuckle is, of course, Macaulay s fantastic illustrations These depict both small, local items e.g a comparison of water wheel types, a close up of a fly ball governor, or a cro This is the first David Macaulay book I ve read, and I loved it I ve had a thing for intricately illustrated how things work books since encountering Stephen Biesty s Castle, which I first read when my age was in the single digits Mill, though strictly black and white, fits the same mold The real draw of the book chuckle is, of course, Macaulay s fantastic illustrations These depict both small, local items e.g a comparison of water wheel types, a close up of a fly ball governor, or a cross section revealing building construction techniques on a multi floor factory and large scale, complete perspectives eight bird s eye views of generally the same landscape show the gradual urbanization of the same plot of land over a century Mill is not just a picture book, though There s substantial text on almost all of the 120 pages, telling the story of the development ...

  4. says:

    Macaulay, as usual, effortlessly combines text and his trademark pen and ink drawings to describe a monumental construction Here his focus is not on the great works of yesteryear castles, cathedrals and pyramids but rather the Industrial Revolution Mill tells a fictional story about the construction of a series of Rhode Island tex...

  5. says:

    Macaulay describes the various kinds of mills and then goes on to discuss the evolution of textile mills and the industry in New England The illustrations make it easy for the intended juvenile audience to follow along with what is going on and are marvelous Macaulay used readers from historic mill villages to ensure the accuracy of his narrative While the preface of the book makes it clear the mills described in the book itself are imaginary, they are based on mills found in New England duri Macaulay describes the various kinds of mills and then goes on to discuss the evolution of textile mills and the industry in New England The illustrations make it easy for the intended juvenile audience to follow along with what is going on and are marvelous Macaulay used readers from historic mill villages t...

  6. says:

    Meticuloso, ameno e instructivo, este libro ilustrado entreteje la historia de la evoluci n de las f bricas textiles del siglo XIX en Nueva Inglaterra con los acontecimientos sociales, pol ticos, industriales y tecnol gicos de la poca.Este tipo de historias, m s que la historia enfocada en pr ce...

  7. says:

    This book uses extensive drawings and a smattering of fictional prose simple short stories to explain how textile mills along rivers used to be built and operated The author goes through the construction and operation of three mills, with each being a little larger andcomplex than the last.

  8. says:

    This book didn t seem that interesting until I realized the book s alternate title could be Factory Fictional case study of the evolution of a small, Rhode Island mill town provides an in depth look at the Industrial Revolution in terms of the built environment.

  9. says:

    I love the creativity of David Macaulay s drawings Hurray

  10. says:

    I know these are written for a younger audience but they are great Incredible illustrations and information Highly recommended to a younger reader or an older one starting a new area of intrest

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