Empire and Arches Building Blocks

Empire and Arches Building Blocks

This is one of those toys (in this case, a themed series) that makes you say, "Why didn't I think of that?" Archiquest took famous architectural themes from around the world- the Roman Empire is the subject in this set- and re-imagined them in intricate and stunningly colorful detail on wooden blocks. The result? A visually exotic and educational take on a classic toy. from the site: Archiquest Reconstruct the world's architectural masterpieces! Take the "tect" out of architect, substitute imagination, and you get a stunning set of building blocks. Fully illustrated with original artwork inspired by famous architecture from around the globe, these blocks invite kids to share the amazing spatial, proportional, and dimensional discoveries celebrated in that architectural style. Each set includes a hardbound book on the history and culture that inspired the architectural style it features. Empire and Arches features 68 blocks and 46 pages that explore engineering advances and architectural masterpieces of the ancient Roman Empire. For ages 5 and up.