Basics Architecture 01: Representational Techniques

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AVA Publishing, Jan 8, 2008 - Architecture - 175 pages
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The first book in an exciting new series that spotlights the basics of architecture and design, Basics Architecture: Representational and Drawing Techniques is an easy-to-understand overview of the techniques used to represent architecture. From conceptual sketches to the working drawings required for construction, this book covers all the basics. Two- and three-dimensional methods, freehand sketching, cutting-edge computer modeling, and more are presented in examples from top professionals as well as students. Readers will learn how to present and plan layouts, make conceptual sketches, work with scale, use collage and photomontage to create contemporary images, and prepare and plan portfolios.
 * Core architectural ideas

* Clear text, helpful diagrams, full-color photos of sample work

* Ideal for students or professionals
 

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Contents

Introduction
5
How to get the most out of this book
7
Sketch
10
Scale
34
Orthographic projection
68
Threedimensional images
94
Modelling
116
Layout and presentation
144
Conclusion
169
Glossary
171
Further resources
173
Acknowledgements
175
Working with ethics
176
Back Cover
184
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Lorraine Farrelly is an architect and the coordinator for the degree courses in architecture and interior design at the School of Architecture University of Portsmouth. She lives on the Isle of Wight, UK.

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