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In our last two posts we looked at drawings as a thinking device and that they tend to develop from very loose and abstract images to defined, scalar representations of the building or space. Today we will look at examples of what most people identify with, the definitive drawing. We will jump ahead in the design process to images that are more complete and beyond most of the conceptual or exploratory phase.

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IMG_20131009_103805Architects draw.

It is that simple and we enjoy it. However, what I want to make clear is the pleasure part of it isn’t what drives it. …keep reading

01 cube sketch 01 inverted

If you’ve been around long enough, you know that I have frequently written about drawing and sketching as part of the architect’s process, therefore my opinions have not been masked or hidden on this topic. Perhaps it’s one of my favorites.

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Warning…architectural speak coming. …keep reading

pencils process…point 2

14 August 2013

pencils 01

As a response to a newspaper article (where I was quoted), yesterday’s post focused on my need to delve more into the process of architecture. …keep reading

you don’t need a drawing

21 January 2013

you need a drawing

This one is inspired by real life events. It is proof that all of us need to educate the public more and more. Dear AIA are you listening?

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do you speak architecture?

22 October 2012

 

You might consider it trite, banal or even so simple that this is not worth discussing. However, we as architects (and a host of other professionals in our industry) use drawings to speak a language. …keep reading

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