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Understanding architecture through drawing

Author: Brian Edwards
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Taylor and Francis, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Offers an introduction to design and graphic techniques aimed to help designers increase their understanding of buildings and places through drawing. This title incorporates examples from architectural practice, including those of architects Lord Foster, Sir Terry Farrell, Edward Cullinan, Richard Murphy and Sir Nicholas Grimshaw.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Edwards, Brian, 1944-
Understanding architecture through drawing.
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Taylor and Francis, 2008
(DLC) 2008033648
(OCoLC)237402576
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Edwards
ISBN: 9780203882436 0203882431 9781134066810 1134066813
OCLC Number: 273073189
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 264 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Book Cover; Copyright; Title; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 The benefits of drawing; Part One Guiding Principles; Chapter 2 Why draw?; Chapter 3 Choosing the subject; Part Two Techniques; Chapter 4 Perspective; Chapter 5 Line and shade; Chapter 6 Composition; Chapter 7 The importance of practice; Chapter 8 From sketch to plan making and documentary investigation; Chapter 9 Sequential sketches; Chapter 10 Drawing and photography with Susan Fahy; Part Three Case Studies in Drawing; Chapter 11 Towns, townscapes and squares; Chapter 12 Streets, lanes and footpaths.
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Includes chapters on sustainability, history and archaeology, designing through drawing and drawing in architectural practice. This book introduces design and graphic techniques to help designers  Read more...

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