I’m afraid this virtue might be fleeting as many are discouraged about choosing a direction that ends up back where they started. It’s nice to know the investment pays off, but is it just the aimless turning of a crank, or do we control the outcome? Continue reading “ambition, a necessary ingredient”
Forgive me for the cheesy 80’s movie reference, but there is a tenuous connection between the rigor and discipline of young Daniel in the movie and the rigor and discipline I believe one ought to have as an architect. Continue reading “axon wax off”
We know what we want, we just need someone to draw it up. Continue reading “draw it up”
Tool – noun, verb, other? Continue reading “tool”
I’ve nothing new to share or teach about the profession today. …keep reading
As usual I am writing as a reaction to the events that occur in my day-to-day life as an architect.
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.