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Drawing for Landscape Architecture: Sketch to Screen to Site

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Across the design disciplines, drawing by hand has largely become a lost art. With digital tools at their disposal, the majority of designers create spaces while sitting at their computer screens. Attitudes are changing, however: spurred by creative boredom and by a sense of being disconnected from their briefs, today’s designers seek a greater and more immediate ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published October 17th 2011 by Thames & Hudson
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Steve H
Academic or professional level. Hutchison explains at a high level and gives examples of the uses of different drawing techniques in Landscape Architecture. Scant on text, which is used only to describe the drawings (including how many minutes they took), this is a book for people who already know how to create drawings/paintings/illustrations using pencil, pen, watercolors, and some software. There are many very nice drawings, but for somebody looking to learn the technique of "Drawing for ...more
Alexi
Jun 06, 2016 Alexi rated it it was amazing
I think this is one of the great examples of how to do context stuff by hand. I work on digital mainly and was experiencing difficulty in expression myself with hands-on drawing until I met this book! It proved that even the quick sketch could become something with just a little bit more play on it.
Tom Turner
Nov 13, 2013 Tom Turner rated it it was amazing
The quality of the drawings is excellent, the variety is amazing - and their place in the design process is explained.
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