This engaging guide is designed to help children, and their favorite adults, to understand how buildings work and how we might create a better looking world. Few subjects are as ever-present and literally immersive as Architecture.
In modern times, we too often create buildings that are ugly and charmless. Perhaps that's because very few people feel they understand how or why offices, homes and public spaces get constructed the way that they do. This is a chance for the next generation to develop the tools to talk about architecture with confidence and passion. It tells us about what makes a street enticing (or not), why some cities are appealing while others repel us — and how we might build in a way that will delight and inspire us in the future.
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We offer a variety of shipping methods from budget-friendly to price-doesn’t-matter. You can compare estimated costs and transit times once you begin the checkout process and enter your shipping address. Carrier options may vary based on your destination.
We strive to pack and ship all items within 24 hours of each order (Monday through Friday). However, we are a small team so during peak holiday season we kindly ask that you allow 3-5 days for your items to be sent on their way. Every box shipped from Art of Play is expertly packed by actual human beings (you can see their names written on your package slip). Everyone in our warehouse is paid a fair wage and treated with respect.
We will gladly offer a refund or store credit in exchange for any items returned within 30 days of the original order, as long as the items are still sealed in new condition. We cannot accept returns of opened or used items. Return shipping is the responsibility of the customer.