essential design companion-now in an up-to-date new edition
architects, drawing is more than a convenient way to communicate
ideas; it is an integral part of the creative process that has a
profound impact on thinking and problem-solving.
In Graphic Thinking for Architects and Designers, Third Edition,
Paul Laseau demonstrates that more versatile and facile sketching
leads to more flexible, creative approaches to design challenges. To
encourage this flexibility and stimulate graphic thinking, he
introduces numerous graphic techniques that can be applied in a
variety of situations.
He also helps readers acquire a solid grasp of basic freehand
drawing, representational drawing construction, graphic note-taking,
Important features of this new edition include:
- Easy-to-understand discussions supported by freehand
- A new format with superior representation of techniques and
- Dozens of new and updated illustrations
- Extensive coverage of new technologies related to the
graphic thinking process
For architects and students who want to maximize their
creativity, Graphic Thinking for Architects and Designers is a
valuable tool in the pursuit of architectural solutions to
contemporary design problems
About The Author:
PAUL LASEAU, AIA, is Professor of Architecture and Publications
Coordinator for the College of Architecture and Planning at Ball
State University in Muncie, Indiana. A recipient of the AIA
Education Honor Award, he is also a registered architect in New York
Table of Contents:
- Individual Design.
- Team Design.
- Public Design.