Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture

Author: Bradley Cantrell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118938917
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Combine traditional techniques with modern media for morecommunicative renderings Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture: ContemporaryTechniques and Tools for Digital Representation in Site Design,Second Edition bridges the gap between traditional analog andnew digital tools by applying timeless concepts of representationto enhance design work in digital media. The book explores specifictechniques for creating landscape designs, including digitallyrendered plans, perspectives, and diagrams, and the updated secondedition offers expanded coverage of newer concepts and techniques.Readers will gain insight into the roles of different drawings,with a clear emphasis on presenting a solid understanding of howdiagram, plan, section, elevation, and perspective work together topresent a comprehensive design approach. Digital rendering is faster, more efficient, and more flexiblethan traditional rendering techniques, but the design principlesand elements involved are still grounded in hand-renderingtechniques. Digital Drawing for Landscape Architectureexploits both modalities to help designers create more beautiful,accurate, and communicative drawings in a professional studioenvironment. This second edition contains revised information onplan rendering techniques, camera matching workflow, and colorselection, along with brand new features, like: Time-based imagery and tools Workflow integration techniques Photoshop and Illustrator task automation Over 400 updated images, plus over 50 new examples ofaward-winning work The book takes a tutorial-based approach to digital rendering,allowing readers to start practicing immediately and get up tospeed quickly. Communication is a vital, but often overlookedcomponent of the design process, and designers rely upon theirdrawings to translate concepts from idea to plan. DigitalDrawing for Landscape Architecture provides the guidancelandscape designers need to create their most communicativerenderings yet.

Drawing for Landscape Architects

Author: Sabrina Wilk
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783869225357
Format: PDF, ePub
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Few other professions can match landscape architecture's requirement graphically to represent and communicate so much content and so many ideas. From large-scale master-plans and strategic visions, design concepts and outdoor experiences, to specific vegetation and precise construction details - at some point everything has to be explained on paper. This handbook focuses on two areas which, even in the age of digital media, are still staples of the profession: orthographic projections and blackline drawings. Intended to be both instructional and inspirational, this book covers the basics of landscape architectural representation, hand drawing and sketching in an easy to understand way, encouraging readers to draw their ideas and develop their own graphic language and style. Showcased in these pages are many drawings from international landscape architecture offices offering practical guidance and numerous examples in key thematic areas: > Basics of orthographic and parallel projections > Introduction to drawing tools, applications and effects > Symbols in different scales, styles and abstraction levels > Drawing perspectives: constructed and free-hand > Basic principles for layout and lettering

Drawing for Landscape Architecture

Author: Edward Hutchison
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780500289549
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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 while sitting at their computer screens. Attitudes are changing, however: eager to push the boundaries of their creative processes, and spurred by a sense of being disconnected from their briefs, today’s designers seek a greater and more immediate connection with their projects. There is no better way to stimulate the imagination than by learning to draw what one sees and creating by hand, and in the fluid, living world of landscape architecture, it is particularly important to have an organic relationship with one’s design. An essential volume for landscape- and garden-design professionals, Drawing for Landscape Architecture argues for the importance of learning to “see by hand,” to visualize large-scale design plans and articulate them through drawing before turning to the digital tools that are so crucial to efficient and cost-effective building solutions. This enriched approach makes for better design, happier clients, and more successful projects.

Mauern

Author: Günter Mader
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783421036339
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Drawing Thinking

Author: Marc Treib
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135763194
Format: PDF
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Bringing together authors from the fields of architecture, landscape architecture and art, this book addresses the question ‘Why draw?’ by examining the various dynamic relationships between media, process, thought and environment.

Drawing for Landscape Architects 2

Author: Sabrina Wilk
Publisher: Dom Publishers
ISBN: 9783869226538
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This book chronicles and analyzes the role of the perspective within the history and evolution of landscape architecture and design. The first part of the book examines perspectives produced at key stages of the profession's history, beginning with their origins in Renaissance art, and moving chronologically into present day practice. It charts how both linear and atmospheric perspective helped visualize imagined landscapes, first in paintings, later real spaces, and expanding from private gardens into designs for public spaces. Used both as a visualization tool preceding construction and as a persuasive tool for publicity and prestige afterwards, it has always played a role in influencing the understanding of landscape. Shown through key images, perspective visualization has resonated between artistic influences, media, and technology, yet its role has evolved differently than it has in architecture. In distinct contrast, landscape perspectives must convey positive experiences of being outdoors while communicating key design ideas, forms, and materials. The second part of the book is an instructional chapter, which outlines and describes the perspective's key characteristics and variables. Perspective types are explained in an easy to understand way. Step by step procedures for using grids, constructing spaces, and fine-tuning pictorial composition, encourage readers to construct perspectives themselves. The third part of the book is an inspirational chapter with many diverse examples from international landscape archi­tecture offices and practitioners. This extensive gallery showcases the perspective's remarkable versatility as a stage for projects of all sizes, as well as its capacity for story-telling and expression. The many eye-catching images illustrate the perspective's power in the digital age. With its focus on history, theory and practical aspects of the perspective and its specific role in landscape architecture, the book is an invaluable reference for researchers, students, and designers.

Landschaft konstruieren

Author: Astrid Zimmermann
Publisher: Birkhauser
ISBN: 9783034607377
Format: PDF, ePub
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Landschaft konstruieren ist ein systematisch gegliedertes Grundlagenwerk zur technisch-konstruktiven Freiraumplanung mit allen relevanten Themen von den gangigen Materialien und Oberflachen uber die Konstruktion von Freiraumelementen bis hin zur Pflanzenverwendung. Ziel ist die fachgerechte Ausfuhrungsplanung durch Landschaftsarchitekten und Architekten sowie die fundierte Vorbereitung von Ausschreibungen."