Writer: Fernando Poeiras

Drawing Powers: Introduction

Drawing Powers: Introduction

By Fernando Poeiras

This text is the first in a series of five in which Fernando Poeiras (ESAD.CR/LIDA), explores the different powers of drawing within architectural design projects. Each text is illustrated with examples from the Drawing Matter Collection. There is an enormous difference between seeing a thing without a pencil in your… Read More

Drawing Powers 2: the object in the drawing

Drawing Powers 2: the object in the drawing

By Fernando Poeiras

This text is the second in a series of five in which Fernando Poeiras (ESAD.CR/LIDA), explores the different powers of drawing within architectural design projects. Each text is illustrated with examples from the Drawing Matter Collection. Find the introduction to the series here. First, I consider drawing as an adequate medium… Read More

Drawing Powers 3: the drawing in the object

Drawing Powers 3: the drawing in the object

By Fernando Poeiras

This text is the third in a series of five in which Fernando Poeiras (ESAD.CR/LIDA), explores the different powers of drawing within architectural design projects. Each text is illustrated with examples from the Drawing Matter Collection. Find the introduction to the series here. It was the drawing that led me to architecture,… Read More

Drawing Powers 4: the drawing-object

Drawing Powers 4: the drawing-object

By Fernando Poeiras

This text is the fourth in a series of five in which Fernando Poeiras (ESAD.CR/LIDA), explores the different powers of drawing within architectural design projects. Each text is illustrated with examples from the Drawing Matter Collection. Find the introduction to the series here. After I have developed a feel for the programme,… Read More

Drawing Powers: conclusions

Drawing Powers: conclusions

By Fernando Poeiras

This text is the conclusion to a series of essays in which Fernando Poeiras (ESAD.CR/LIDA), explores the different powers of drawing within architectural design projects. Each text is illustrated with examples from the Drawing Matter Collection. Find the introduction to the series here. What surprises me most in architecture, as in other… Read More