101 Things I Learned in Architecture School by Matthew Frederick

By Matthew Frederick

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This is a ebook that scholars of structure may want to hold within the studio and of their backpacks. it's also a booklet they might are looking to retain out of view in their professors, for it expresses in transparent and easy language issues that have a tendency to be murky and abstruse within the school room.

These a hundred and one concise classes in layout, drawing, the artistic approach, and presentation -- from the fundamentals of "How to attract a Line" to the complexities of colour idea -- offer a much-needed primer in architectural literacy, making concrete what too frequently is left nebulous or open-ended within the structure curriculum. every one lesson makes use of a two-page structure, with a short rationalization and a demonstration that may diversity from diagrammatic to whimsical.

The lesson on "How to attract a Line" is illustrated by way of examples of fine and undesirable traces; a lesson at the risks of awkward flooring point alterations indicates the tv actor Dick Van Dyke in the course of a pratfall; a dialogue of the proportional modifications among conventional and glossy structures includes a drawing of a development cut up well in part among the 2.

Written via an architect and teacher who recollects good the fog of his personal scholar days, 101 issues I realized in structure School presents worthwhile guideposts for navigating the layout studio and different sessions within the structure curriculum. structure graduates -- from younger designers to skilled practitioners -- will flip to the booklet besides, for thought and a advisor again to fundamentals whilst fixing a fancy layout challenge.

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Interestingly, the designers use their rough sketches for actual client presentations. “We never do a presentation on the computer. We mostly present in a very rough, classical way and just present a drawing. ” “All the projects we did for ‘Documenta 12’ (‘Documenta’ is an exhibition of modern art, founded in 1955, that takes place every five years in Kassel, Germany) started with small sketches. In the middle of the process, while all the information was pouring through the whole team—about 200 artists and 400 projects, eight exhibition sites in 100 days— we decided in a meeting with the board that a simple form for the orientation system was needed.

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