Drawing Architecture book



by Phaidon

Throughout history, architects have relied on drawings both to develop their ideas and communicate their vision to the world. This gorgeous collection brings together more than 250 of the finest architectural drawings of all time, revealing each architect’s process and personality as never before. Creatively paired to stimulate the imagination, the illustrations span the centuries and range from sketches to renderings, simple to intricate, built projects to a utopian ideal, famous to rarely seen – a true celebration of the art of architecture. 

Alvar Aalto, Tadao Ando, Luis Barragan, Ricardo Bofill, Etienne-Louis Boullée, Louise Bourgeois, David Chipperfield, Christo, Sou Fujimoto; Antoni Gaudi, Frank Gehry, Walter Gropius, Zaha Hadid, Herzog & de Meuron, Le Corbusier, Daniel Libeskind, Oscar Niemeyer, Renzo Piano, Mies Van Der Rohe, Aldo Rossi, Sanaa, Carlo Scarpa, Alvaro Siza, Ettore Sottsass, James Stirling, Louis Sullivan, Robert Venturi, Frank Lloyd Wright, … the book shows the incredible variety and beauty of architectural drawings.

By Helen Thomas (2019).

Pages: 320
Format: 290 × 250 mm (9⅞ × 11⅜ inches)
Publisher: Phaidon, by Helen Thomas
Year: 2019

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320 pages (290 × 250 mm)


English, French

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