Tools for Ideas: Introduction to Architectural Design

Tools for Ideas: Introduction to Architectural Design

Christian Gänshirt


Architects this day needs to place themselves inside an exceptionally wide-ranging box of skills. This makes all of it the extra very important to have a clean creation to the sphere that makes up one in all their middle competences, the sphere of design.

This introductory presentation describes and analyzes the theories, concepts, and instruments of artistic layout for the needs of useful paintings. With thoughtfulness and services, it opens the reader’s eyes to the techniques that underlie layout and demonstrates alternative ways of speaking approximately complicated layout work.

The first part specializes in the much-discussed dating among layout and learn, among structure and the sciences. the second one part describes easy layout techniques, from Vitruvius and Alberti via Erwin Panofsky and Wolfgang Kemp to Otl Aicher and Vilém Flusser. The 3rd and biggest part offers the straight forward instruments of layout, from gestures and phrases via drawings, types, and simulations to critique, all as tools of inventive layout in structure and its similar fields.

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