Architectural Drawing, 4th Edition
A Visual Compendium of Types and Methods
By Rendow Yee
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: June 2012
Pages: 608

The classic architectural drawing compendium—now in arichly updated edition

Today's most comprehensive compendium of architectural drawingtypes and methods, both hand drawn and computer generated,Architectural Drawing: A Visual Compendium of Types andMethods remains a one-of-a-kind visual reference and anoutstanding source of guidance and inspiration for students andprofessionals at every level.

This Fourth Edition has been thoroughly updated toreflect the growing influence of digital drawing. Featuresinclude:

  • More than 1,500 drawings and photographs that demonstrate thevarious principles, methods, and types of architecturaldrawing
  • Examples by an impressive array of notable architects andfirms, including Tadao Ando, Asymptote, Santiago Calatrava, CoopHimmelb(l)au, Norman Foster, Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Steven Holl,Arata Isozaki, Toyo Ito, Gudmundur Jonsson, Kohn Pedersen Fox,Ricardo Legorreta, Morphosis, Patkau Architects, Pei PartnershipArchitects LLP, Renzo Piano, Antoine Predock, SANAA, David Serero,Studio Daniel Libeskind, Studio Gang, Bing Thom, Tod Williams andBillie Tsien, and UN Studio
  • A brand new chapter, "Introduction to the Digital-ManualInterface" which covers how digital and traditional drawingtechniques can be used in conjunction with each other
  • A new chapter on guidelines for portfolio building
  • Content organized in a streamlined, easy-to-use fashion
  • Supplementary online instructor resources, including PowerPointslides tied to the book

"This volume reveals how architects approach drawing as aprocess wherein ideas are given form. As a tool for teaching, theseexamples become important in students' understanding of the formaland technical aspects of design thought. In an age of digitaltechnologies, this work emphasizes the intimate relationship thatexists between the drawing and its maker, the process betweenpaper, hand, and mind."

—LaRaine Papa Montgomery, Professor ofArchitecture/Graphics Coordinator, Savannah College of Art andDesign

"This book contains a wealth of information on architecturalgraphic communication. My students have found this to be aninvaluable resource for graphic presentation techniques rangingfrom traditional hand drawing to advanced computer graphics. Itfeatures an amazingly wide range of examples including both studentwork and professional work by renowned architects. With theaddition of a new chapter on portfolio design, this new editionillustrates the full gamut of graphic communication skills from theconceptual sketch through the documentation of the finalportfolio."

—Mark A. Pearson, AIA, LEED AP, Associate Professor ofArchitecture, College of DuPage

"This book should be in the library of all architecture anddesign students as well as practicing professionals. The richnessand variety of hand-drawn and digital illustrations by students andarchitects offers deep insight into the many drawing types andmethods used today. The section on portfolios is a helpful andtimely addition."

—Professor Michael Hagge, Chair, Department ofArchitecture, The University of Memphis

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