Draw to communicate your ideas.
This page features various pencil on paper and digital ways to draw your ideas
Communicating ideas with drawings is an important Architect skill. Draw your ideas to show what your thinking.
Practice your line drawing skills with this activity.
Use this technique to develop your drawing skills. Fold A4 sheets of paper into 4 and do 2 minute drawings of plans, elevations, sections & perspectives to visualise your ideas, like these Prefab-pod project drawings
Draw your ideas in 1 point perspective
Draw your ideas in 2 point perspective
Draw your ideas in 3 point perspective
Architects drawing styles. All architects have their own drawing styles, what's your drawing style?
Here are 5 examples of architects concept design drawings of their projects. Frank Gehry, Disney Concert Hall Los Angeles. Moshe Safdie, ArtScience Museum Singapore. Toyo Ito, Sendai Mediatheque Japan. Frank Lloyd Wright, Falling Water house and Guggenheim Museum New York
Draw your ideas digital online
Draw your ideas with pixels
Draw your ideas on iPad or tablets
Moire line drawing technique
Topographical contour line drawings of land
How do you explain a complex and abstract idea through a simple hand drawing?
Architect Mikkel Frost believes that if you can't tell your story on a single piece of paper, then you are either doing too much or it is too complicated.
Moshe Safdie architect ArtScience Museum Singapore initial concept sketch drawings
A few inspirational architectural drawing Instagram accounts
Shane Wighton from Stuff Made Here created a python coded hand writing robotic machine to write text. How could you customise this process to create robotic line drawings of architecture?
Simon Sorensen from RcLifeOn created an infinite drawing 2D machine with a 3D printer & LED lights. Could you make this to represent your drawings?