Designing with Models: A Studio Guide to Making and Using Architectural Design Models
The first step-by-step guide to basic and advanced design modeling techniques and processes is now available in a new, completely updated edition. ... Show synopsis The first step-by-step guide to basic and advanced design modeling techniques and processes is now available in a new, completely updated edition. Discover the basics of determining scale; generating new ideas; exploring design alternatives; modifying, editing, and integrating new forms into models; and adding details and other final-stage refinements with author Criss Mills and the more than 800 high-quality photographs and in-depth case studies included for your reference. You'll get up-to-date information on digital modeling programs and rapid prototyping processes and examine the impact of this new technology through interviews with and examples from renowned architects. You'll also find examples of urban and industrial design models, information on cutting-edge digital imaging equipment and design software, and numerous new student projects. This book is both a valuable text and a vital professional resource.