Architectural Drawing: A Visual Compendium of Types and Methods
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."
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."
Professor of Landscape Architecture
North Carolina State University, College of Design
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LETTERING TYPOGRAPHY AND LINE TYPES
CONVENTIONAL ORTHOGONAL TERMINOLOGY
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Architect's statement Architects Courtesy architectural drawings Architectural Illustrator Architectural Illustrator's statement axonometric building California cast Cesar Pelli College of Architecture color composition conceptual sketches construct contour Courtesy of Professor cube Department of Architecture diagonal vanishing points dimensions drawn edge elements engineer's scale example FAIA floor plan freehand geometric graphic graphite grid ground line horizon line horizontal House Ink Courtesy Ink on Mylar Ink on vellum interior space intersection isometric layout light ray line weight linear perspective measuring point Medium Mylar Courtesy object paper Courtesy parallel picture plane plan oblique plan view REFER TO CHAPTER reflected rendering San Francisco scale School of Architecture shadow line shown spective station point Student project surface Technical pen techniques Texas A&M University texture three-dimensional tion two-point perspective University of Louisiana-Lafayette University of Missouri-Columbia vanishing point vellum Courtesy vertical lines visual wall watercolor Zipatone