Drawing Powers

Drawing Powers is a series of original essays by Fernando Poeiras (ESAD.CR/LIDA) for Drawing Matter. Together, the five parts explore the different powers of drawing within architectural design projects to address the question: ‘how does drawing increase the capacity to understand, imagine and validate a design?’

The object in the drawing
The drawing in the object
The drawing-object

Le Corbusier, Plaster model (1956) and section drawing (1954) for the Open Hand monument for the Capitol at Chandigarh.