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This comprehensive book offers a rich visual resource of design-drawing styles and techniques. It covers tool fundamentals, letter, orthographic and ...Show synopsisThis comprehensive book offers a rich visual resource of design-drawing styles and techniques. It covers tool fundamentals, letter, orthographic and paraline drawing, representational sketching, linear perspective drawing, perspective view development, and light, shade, and shadow, delineating and rendering entourage, diagramming, conceptual sketching, 3D modeling, and presentation formats. Hundreds of visual examples place technical instruction in a professional practice context enabling readers to see and understand the persuasive powers of drawing. Examples are clearly presented and grouped in chapters according to drawing type.Hide synopsis
Description:New. This new, comprehensive edition offers a truly...New. This new, comprehensive edition offers a truly breathtaking range of hand-rendered and computer-generated drawing styles and techniques. Extensively revised and updated to address recent developments in computer technology, it combines clear, step-by-step technical instruction with more than 900 illustrations. Featuring work from such leading architects as Tadao Ando, Frank Gehry, Michael Graves, Ricardo Legorreta, and Richard Meier, this one-of-a-kind visual reference is an outstanding source of guidance and inspiration for students and professionals at every level. * Tool fundamentals* Lettering, typography, and line types* Representational sketching* Orthographic and paraline drawing* Linear perspective drawing* Perspective view development* Light, shade, and shadow* Delineating and rendering entourage* Diagramming and Conceptual sketching* Drawing Exercises* Presentation formats* and moreIn the age of digital imaging, this book is an indispensable reference and text for those who value manual drawing as a means of design and artistic expression. -Arpad Daniel RonaszegiAssociate Professor of ArchitectureAndrews University, Berrien Springs, MichiganThe great strength of this book is its comprehensive and thorough presentation of graphic communication and design visualization methodologies. -Steve TempleAssistant Professor of Architecture and DesignUniversity of Texas at San AntonioHundreds of drawings take the beginning and advanced student from the basic introduction of media, freehand sketching, and tradition of drafting to diagrams, finished illustrative approaches, and compositional strategies for presentation. -Fernando MagallanesProfessor of Landscape ArchitectureNorth Carolina State University, College of Design.
Description:New. An extensively updated new edition of a classic...New. An extensively updated new edition of a classic architectural text Today's most comprehensive compendium of architectural drawing types and methods, both hand drawn and computer generated, Architectural Drawing: A Visual Compendium of Types and Methods remains a one-of-a-kind visual reference and an outstanding source of guidance and inspiration for students and professionals at every level. The Third Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect a wider range of techniques and styles than ever before, including: * 1, 100 illustrations by today's most noted architects, including Tadao Ando, Rebecca Binder, Mario Botta, Lord Foster, Massimiliano Fuksas, Frank Gehry, Michael Graves, Zaha Hadid, Steven Holl, Ricardo Legorreta, Richard Meier, I. M. Pei, Cesar Pelli, Renzo Piano, Antoine Predock, Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, and Venturi Scott Brown* Over 250 new drawings* 30% new and revised material* A new, more user-friendly structure This volume reveals how architects approach drawing as a process wherein ideas are given form. As a tool for teaching, these examples become important in students' understanding of the formal and technical aspects of design thought. In an age of digital technologies, this work emphasizes the intimate relationship that exists between the drawing and its maker, the process between paper, hand, and mind. -LaRaine Papa Montgomery, Professor of Architecture/Graphics Coordinator, Savannah College of Art and Design A wonderful resource on design visualization and graphic communication that covers all aspects of drawing conventions and manual techniques of representation. Richly illustrated and professionally presented in a way that makes it accessible to beginners as well as advanced students, this book stands out as a core reference for courses on design graphics. -Dr. Samer Akkach, Senior Lecturer in Architecture and DesignThe University of Adelaide, South Australia This book contains an abundance of some of the most inventive graphic presentations by world-class architects. As I browse through this book, the hundreds of pages of thought provoking images both relax and excite me, an experience that only a good read can bring. It illuminates the process of visual thinking behind some of the most creative minds. As the profession is becoming more and more constrained by economics and time, this book reminds us of how ideas in architecture began. -William W. P. Chan, AIA, Assistant Professor of Architecture, Morgan State University, Institute of Architecture and Planning.
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