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Author Farrelly, Lorraine.
Title Drawing for urban design / Lorraine Farrelly.
Imprint London : Laurence King, 2011.

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Series Portfolio skills. Architecture
Portfolio skills. Architecture.
Subject Architectural design -- Technique.
Architectural drawing -- Technique.
City planning.
Cities and towns in art.
Drawing -- Study and teaching.
Description 1 online resource (192 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (page 185) and index.
Summary 'Drawing for urban design' explores a range of ways to represent the city, from freehand sketching to the sophisticated interactive computer model of the city of the future.
Contents Introduction; What is drawing?; Drawing the city; About this book; The city in context; Introduction; Early views of the city; The Renaissance and perspective; Artists and their visions of the city; Scale; Twentieth-century precedents and realized urban ideas; Representing the city in the twentieth century; The city as object; Introduction; Subject; Drawing; Observational sketching; Step by step: Sketching the Duomo, Florence; Step by step: Observational sketches on the go; Characterization; Step by step: Serial views through a city; Types of drawing; Plan; Section; Axonometric.
Digital techniquesStoryboard techniques; Step by step: Dérive; Painting and collage; Step by step: Watercolouring a sketch; The city as data; Analytical tools; Step by step: Analysis through photos and drawing; Diagrams; Step by step: Massing analysis; Visual notes; Diagram sequences; Step by step: Analyzing a site; Outline and photography; Mapping; Congnitive mapping: perception and knowledge; Figure-ground mapping; Step by step: Creating a figure ground; Conceptual field; Digital technologies; Step by step: Enhancing digital photographs; Models; Materials for modelmaking; Massing models.
Process modelsAbstract models; CAD modeling; The city imagined; The image of the city; Presentation drawing; Abstraction; Collage and photomontage; CAD images and modeling; Step by step: Enhancing a three-dimensional model; Physical modeling; Step by step: Making a physical model; Masterplanning projects; Case study: A new quarter for a historic city- David Chipperfield; Case study: The city of the future- MVRDV; Case study: The eco city- MVRDV; Case study: Rebuilding a community- HOK; Case study: The new Asian city- von Gerkan Marg and Partners.
Case study: Sustainability in an extreme environment- Metropolitan WorkshopCase study: The virtual CAD image- Zaha Hadid Architects; Conclusion; Endmatter; Glossary; Further reading; Useful websites; A note on scales; Index; Picture credits; Author's acknowledgments.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1780670699 (electronic bk.)
9781780670690 (electronic bk.)
9781856697187 (pbk.)
1856697185 (pbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 99959184716
OCLC # 805417851
Additional Format Print version: Farrelly, Lorraine. Drawing for urban design. London : Laurence King, 2011 1856697185 (OCoLC)664674770