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Drawing from the Model: Digital Tools, Techniques, and Workflows for Contemporary Architectural Representation

Drawing from the Model: Digital Tools, Techniques, and Workflows for Contemporary Architectural Representation

Frank Melendez

ISBN: 978-1-119-11562-5

Apr 2019

288 pages

Select type: Paperback

$65.00

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Description

This book will serve as a textbook for students in higher education and as a reference book for professionals in practice, teaching readers intermediate and advanced digital representation methods for the production of rendered 2D design drawings that reflect imagery based on contemporary aesthetics. It will provide readers with the following:  an overview of traditional and contemporary architectural representation methods; insight into significant developments in computing as they apply to digital representation in architecture and design; an overview of design software used in higher education and industry; tutorial-based tools, techniques, and workflows specific to the production of digital drawings and renderings, and emerging media in digital representation. The book will focus on digital tools, techniques, and workflows for the production of rendered plans, sections, elevations, axonometrics, and diagrams, utilizing contemporary, cutting-edge 2D and 3D design software. This will be communicated in the format of tutorial-based instruction utilizing the latest versions of Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe Acrobat XI Pro, and Rhinoceros 5.0. In addition to the book, supplemental online video tutorials will provide readers with additional step-by-step instructions that follow, as well as expand upon, the processes discussed in the book.