Foster + Partners

... pattern when overlaid onto a cutaway drawing – revealing at a glance the complex inner workings that are otherwise hidden behind the building’s finished surfaces.– Norman Foster, Founder and Executive Chairman, Foster + Partners This drawing was one of the architectural coordination drawings presented in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition ...

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R. Norman Shaw

R. Norman Shaw ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 11 Mar 2018 R. Norman ShawSt Margaret's Church, Ilkley 1r. R. Norman Shaw (1831–1912), East and west window traceries, St ...

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Stephen Bates: On Cadbury-Brown's Royal College of Art extension, 1972

... remarkable blend of semi-industrial and muscular forms. It has a frame-like tectonic whose scale and order seem to emerge from a careful reading of Richard Norman Shaw’s adjacent 196 Queen’s Gate. The vertical and highly articulated large-scale villas that characterise the street on both sides are referenced within the syncopated ...

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Freestanding: Sigurd Lewerentz

Freestanding: Sigurd Lewerentz ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 20 Jun 2018 Freestanding: Sigurd LewerentzVenice Architecture Biennale, 2018 Installation view of Freestanding, Central Pavilion, Venice Architecture Biennale, 2018 © ...

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William Taylor

... generally overlooked, is a treatise he published in 1845, titled Practical Geology and Ancient Architecture, which reveals both Wilkinson’s philosophical and practical concerns. The ‘Old Norman Chapel’ at Killaloe, County Clare is drawn in Practical Geology with near-archaeological precision as well as the romantic eye of an aesthete, the composition ...

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Notes

... a craft, a physical act of making that can be developed over time through practice and study. Combining these with talent and determination you can foster an approach that allows the hand to act as a window into the mind. I aim to instil the importance of cultivating ‘an intelligent ...

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Fred Scott: On Gowan Stirling

... the 50’s were pushed aside by the emerging age of celebrity, in which the architect would need to be a star. The Royal Academy exhibition Foster, Rogers, Stirling in 1986 institutionalised this shift from the collective to the individual, reflecting changes occurring in the wider society at the same time. ...

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XVII Architectural Graphic Expression International Conference

... Expression International Conference Graphic Imprint: On the influence of the representation and ideation tools in architecture The topic proposed for this EGA conference aims to foster the debate around the role that drawing, representation and ideation tools have played in the development of architecture and its language over time. The ...

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