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Digitally Made

By far, using AutoCad and Adobe Illustrator as a drawing tool set to control line quality  is the most effective method in my digital drawings. For the basic…

Traveling / Sketching

Up to this point, it is hard for me to imagine traveling without a sketchbook. Training myself to sketch while traveling has been an integral part of my…

Meditative Practice through Sketching

There are countless scientific research studies which indicate the benefits of practicing mindfulness regularly. It could help improve our well-being in various aspects such as reducing stress and…

SCALES IN ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS

In reality, buildings are much larger than the plans used to construct them; therefore, we must reduce the drawing size appropriately in order to maximize readability and communication….

A Section Drawing:

An orthographic projection for architectural design and communication A section drawing is an orthographic projection. It is similar to a floor plan drawing, but it changes the cut…

Speculative Sketching

I see the benefits of using drawing or sketching in design process in two functions. first, I use drawing as a communication outlet. Besides verbal communication, drawings are…

Axonometric versus Perspective

No drawing can capture reality entirely.  A drawing represents a particular perception of human experience. This rule applies to drawings in architectural communication as well. The question is when and how to justify the right type of drawing…

Drawing Method of Auguste Choisy

One of the common type of drawings that I normally use is Isometric drawing.  I often use this type of drawing to review three dimensional aspects of my…

Figure-Ground Drawings

Figure ground drawing is an important drawing typology as well as my favorite one, which I often use in my architecture and urban design processes. Figure ground drawing…

Poche’ Technique in Architectural Drawings

In architecture, poche’ is the process of darkening the area of walls, columns, and other solid elements created by a cut plane . This process is frequently utilized…