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Drawing from Practice: Architects and the Meaning of Freehand

Author/EditorWelton, J. Michael (Author)
ISBN: 9780415725095
Pub Date27/04/2015
BindingPaperback
Pages236
Dimensions (mm)246(h) * 189(w)
Drawing from Practice explores and illuminates the ways that 26 diverse and reputable architects use freehand drawing to shape our built environment.
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Drawing from Practice explores and illuminates the ways that 26 diverse and reputable architects use freehand drawing to shape our built environment. Author J. Michael Welton traces the tactile sketch, from initial parti to finished product, through words, images, and photographs that reveal the creative process in action.
The book features drawings and architecture from every generation practicing today, including Aidlin Darling Design, Alberto Alfonso, Deborah Berke, Marlon Blackwell, Peter Bohlin, Warren Byrd, Ellen Cassilly, Jim Cutler, Chad Everhart, Formwork, Phil Freelon, Michael Graves, Frank Harmon, Eric Howeler and Meejin Yoon, Leon Krier, Tom Kundig, Daniel Libeskind, Brian McKay Lyons, Richard Meier, Bill Pedersen, Suchi Reddy, Witold Rybczynski, in situ studio, Laurinda Spear, Stanley Tigerman, and Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects.
Included is a foreword by Robert McCarter, architect, author and professor of architecture.

Drawing from Practice explores and illuminates the ways that 26 diverse and reputable architects use freehand drawing to shape our built environment. Author J. Michael Welton traces the tactile sketch, from initial parti to finished product, through words, images, and photographs that reveal the creative process in action.
The book features drawings and architecture from every generation practicing today, including Aidlin Darling Design, Alberto Alfonso, Deborah Berke, Marlon Blackwell, Peter Bohlin, Warren Byrd, Ellen Cassilly, Jim Cutler, Chad Everhart, Formwork, Phil Freelon, Michael Graves, Frank Harmon, Eric Howeler and Meejin Yoon, Leon Krier, Tom Kundig, Daniel Libeskind, Brian McKay Lyons, Richard Meier, Bill Pedersen, Suchi Reddy, Witold Rybczynski, in situ studio, Laurinda Spear, Stanley Tigerman, and Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects.
Included is a foreword by Robert McCarter, architect, author and professor of architecture.

J. Michael Welton writes about architecture, art, and design for national and regional publications. His news articles, feature stories, and op-ed criticisms have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Dwell, Architectural Record, Ocean Home Magazine, Metropolis, Interior Design, Inform, and the Raleigh News & Observer.

Introduction by J. Michael Welton. Foreword Robert McCarter. 1. Aidlin Darling Design 2. Alberto Alfonso 3. Deborah Berke 4. Marlon Blackwell 5. Peter Bohlin 6. Warren Byrd 7. Ellen Cassilly 8. Jim Cutler 9. Chad Everhart 10. Cecilia Hernandez and Robert Nichols (Formwork) 11. Phil Freelon 12. Michael Graves 13. Frank Harmon 14. Eric Howeler and Meejin Yoon 15. in situ studio 16. Leon Krier 17. Tom Kundig 18. Daniel Libeskind 19. Brian McKay Lyons 20. Richard Meier 21. Bill Pedersen 22. Suchi Reddy 23. Witold Rybczynski 24. Laurinda Spear 25. Stanley Tigerman 26. Tod Williams and Billie Tsien. Acknowledgements. Image Credits. Index

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