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Design Drawing, Second Edition Paperback – 19 Nov 2010

ISBN-13: 978-0470533697 ISBN-10: 0470533692 Edition: 1st

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  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (19 November 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470533692
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470533697
  • Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 2.3 x 27.7 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 1.2 Kg
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 11,948 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The completely revised edition to mastering the visual languageof architecture

In his distinctive graphic style, world-renowned author andarchitecture educator Francis D.K. Ching takes us on anotherexciting journey through the process of creation. In DesignDrawing, Second Edition, he unmasks the basic cognitiveprocesses that drive visual perception and expression,incorporating observation, memory, and rendering into a creativewhole. This new ?edition unites imaginative vision with fundamentalarchitectural principles to cover the traditional basics ofdrawing, including line, shape, tone, and space. Guiding the readerstep-by-step through the entire drawing process, Design Drawing,Second Edition also examines different types of drawing techniquessuch as multiview, paraline, and perspective drawings—and howthey can be applied to achieve stunning results. In addition,Design Drawing, Second Edition:

  • Goes beyond basic drawing books—Ching not onlycovers the principles, media, and techniques of drawing, but alsoplaces these within the context of what and why designers draw
  • Features more than 1,500 hand-rendereddrawings—beautiful illustrations that reinforce theconcepts and lessons of each chapter
  • Includes a supplemental CD-ROM—viewers will gain agreater appreciation of the techniques presented in this bookthrough the power of animation, video, and 3D models. Twelve newmodules are included, as is a video of the author demonstratingfreehand techniques in a step-by-step manner

For professional architects, designers, fine artists,illustrators, teachers and students alike, this all-in-one packageis both an effective tool and an outstanding value, demonstratingconcepts and techniques in a visually stimulating format thattransends comparable works in the field.

About the Author

Francis D.K. Ching is Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Washington. He is the author or coauthor of numerous architecture and design books, including Architectural Graphics; Architecture: Form, Space, and Order; A Global History of Architecture; Interior Design Illustrated; and Building Construction Illustrated, all from Wiley.

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