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  • ISBN: 1438011156
  • ISBN: 9781438011158
  • Physical Description: 160 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Barron's Educational Series, Inc., 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Extended, revised, updated"--Cover.
"Tools and techniques for 2D and 3D representation"--Cover.
"A Quarto Book"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Architectural language. What is architecture? ; Representation and drawing ; Representational intention ; Types of drawing ; Models as representations ; Who is the audience? ; Concept ; Tools for success -- Learning to see: sketching. Sketching types ; Sketching techniques ; Sketching media ; Sketching the line ; Selecting an object ; Figure drawing -- Orthographic projection. Plan, section, and elevation ; Composite representations ; Modeling techniques ; Construction: Dürer's alphabet -- Objective abstraction: axonometric. Introduction to axonometric ; Spatial overlap and complex spaces ; Introduction to analysis ; Introduction to El Lissitzky -- Subjective representation: perspective. Perspective concepts ; Two-point perspective ; One-point perspective ; Cropping a perspective ; Architectural element design: opening ; The kit of parts -- Dynamic rendering strategies. Rendering techniques ; Charcoal drawing ; Shade and shadow ; Color, collage, and composition ; Addition and subtraction ; Moving between representations -- Accessing the profession. A career in architecture ; Design portfolio ; Working experience ; Making at full-scale -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Resources -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
"This book gives you a foundation course in architectural design with an emphasis on architecture's creative aspects. Author Mo Zell introduces readers to architecture's visual language, offers a series of instructional tutorials about drawing, and more."--Back cover.
Subject: Architectural drawing > Technique.
ARCHITECTURE > Design, Drafting, Drawing & Presentation.
ART > Techniques > Drawing.
Architectural drawing > Technique.