Author: David Macaulay
Illustrations by David Macaulay
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; Paperback
Period: Roman Empire; Non-Fiction
City charts the planning and building of an imaginary Roman city, 'Verbonia.' Macaulay focuses on the achievement of efficient and rational city planning. His brilliantly individualistic drawings capture the essential quality of the Roman character, the ability to organize.
Don't miss David Macaulay's other fabulous books: Castle, Cathedral, Mill, Mosque, The New Way Things Work, Pyramid, Rome Antics, Ship, Unbuilding, and Underground.