Architectural Drawing

Architectural Drawing
Library Shelf Location 10.DERN
Publication Date 2010
Description While computers have facilitated and enriched the ways in which architects can develop and present their ideas, there is also a growing lack of skills in other forms of image-making that was traditionally furnished through training in drawing and sketching. This book focuses on the exciting possibilities for representing the built environment with all the techniques – both ancient and modern – that are now available. Students today need to learn the following skills: how to draw using a range of media, the basic rules of making effective spatial images, how to read a drawing, and how to express ideas through appropriate media and forms of communication. Following a brief introduction, the book is divided into three sections: Media, Types and Places. Each section is illustrated with key drawings and accompanying commentaries. Step-by-step sequences and special tips will further help students to make the most of their newly acquired skills. This book will be an indispensable practical and inspirational resource in architectural schools and practices alike. David Dernie is a practising architect and Head of the Leicester School of Architecture at De Montfort University. His previous books include 'New Stone Architecture' (Laurence King, 2003) and 'Exhibition Design' (Laurence King, 2006).
ISBN 9781856696791
Quantity 1
Pages 208; 240 ill.
Author David Dernie
Format Paperback
Publisher Laurence King Publishing Ltd, London
Category Architecture (category)
Language English

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