Architectural Drawing: A Visual Compendium of Types and Methods

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Wiley, 2003 - Architecture - 656 pages
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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 more

"In 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 Ronaszegi
Associate Professor of Architecture
Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan

"The great strength of this book is its comprehensive and thorough presentation of graphic communication and design visualization methodologies."
-Steve Temple
Assistant Professor of Architecture and Design
University of Texas at San Antonio

"Hundreds 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 Magallanes
Professor of Landscape Architecture
North Carolina State University, College of Design

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RENDOW YEE has been an architecture educator for more than twenty years. He is a former chair of the Architecture Department at the City College of San Francisco.

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