The completely updated, illustrated bestseller on architectural graphics with over 500,000 copies sold
Architectural Graphics presents a wide range of basic graphic tools and techniques designers use to communicate architectural ideas. Expanding upon the wealth of illustrations and information that have made this title a classic, this Fourth Edition provides expanded and updated coverage of drawing materials, multiview drawings, paraline drawings, and perspective drawings. Also new to this edition is the author's unique incorporation of digital technology into his successful methods. While covering essential drawing principles, this book presents: approaches to drawing section views of building interiors, methods for drawing modified perspectives, techniques for creating accurate shade and shadows, expert styles of freehand sketching and diagramming, and much more.
What people are saying - Write a review
Drawing Tools Materials
Architectural Drawing Systems
8 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
appear to converge architectural drawing architectural graphics axis of vision axonometric projection building elevations building section central axis circle composition cone of vision construction contour lines contrast convey cut elements define detail diagonal diagrams Dimetric Projection drafting drawing surface drawing systems drawn edges erase establish floor plan foreshortened freehand ground plane horizon line HL horizontal inclined lines interior intersection isometric light rays line weights linear perspective lines parallel multiview drawings object oblique projections one-point perspective orientation orthographic projection paraline drawing paraline view parallel lines pen or pencil perpendicular perspective drawing perspective grid perspective projection perspective view pictorial picture plane plan drawing plan oblique plan view proportion receding lines relationships relative scale section cut section drawings set of parallel shade and shadows shapes sightlines space station point SP straightedge strokes structure technical pens technique texture three-dimensional tonal value triangle two-point perspective vanishing point vertical planes visual width