Get the completely revised edition to mastering the visuallanguage of architecture.
In his distinctive graphic style, world-renowned author andarchitecture educator Francis D.K. Ching takes us on anotherexciting journey through the process of creation. In DesignDrawing, Second Edition, he unmasks the basic cognitiveprocesses that drive visual perception and expression,incorporating observation, memory, and rendering into a creativewhole. This edition unites imaginative vision with fundamentalarchitectural principles to cover the traditional basics ofdrawing, including line, shape, tone, and space. Guiding the readerstep-by-step through the entire drawing process, DesignDrawing also examines different types of drawing techniquessuch as multiview, paraline, and perspective drawings -- and howthey can be applied to achieve stunning results. In addition, thisedition:
- Goes beyond basic drawing books—Ching not onlycovers the principles, media, and techniques of drawing, but alsoplaces these within the context of what and why designersdraw.
- Features more than 1,500 hand-rendereddrawings—beautiful illustrations that reinforce theconcepts and lessons of each chapter.
- Includes a supplemental CD-ROM—viewers will gain agreater appreciation of the techniques presented in this bookthrough the power of animation, video, and 3D models. Twelve newmodules are included, as is a video of the author demonstratingfreehand techniques in a step-by-step manner.
For professional architects, designers, fine artists,illustrators, teachers and students alike, this all-in-one packageis both an effective tool and an outstanding value, demonstratingconcepts and techniques in a visually stimulating format thattransends comparable works in the field.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Line and Shape
Chapter 2: Tone and Texture
Chapter 3: Form and Structure
Chapter 4: Space and Depth
Chapter 5: Pictorial Systems
Chapter 6: Multiview Drawings
Chapter 7: Paraline Drawings
Chapter 8: Perspective Drawings
Chapter 9: Speculative Drawing
Chapter 10: Diagramming
Chapter 11: Drawing Composition
Chapter 12: Presentation Drawing