“What would it look like? I want an Eye-Level View”

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A vast majority of the work I’m asked to do are ‘views’. Eye level views are the ones most often requested, though in discussion these often evolve into ariel views that can include more context and give a better idea … Continue reading

Architectural Sketch Diagrams

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Often a diagram will explain an idea or concept far better than a conventional view. Diagrams can also be ‘dressed up’ to make them more complex than they need to be, either to add visual richness or to communicate more than just the purpose of the diagram.

The line between ‘views’ and diagrams is a tricky one, given that all views are essentially tricking the eye of the beholder one way or another. I like to think that if there’s no background and the content becomes an object rather than a place then it’s probably a diagram…

Grimshaw’s Equation Exhibition in ArchDaily

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I’m very pleased to see one of my illustrations as part of ArchDaily’s post on Grimshaw Architects’ Equation Exhibition that’s currently taking place in Singapore.  I understand the exhibition features all three of my commissioned drawings for the project.  In … Continue reading

Hello World

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It’s time I had a presence on the great web.  Wordpress seems an easy way in and I’ll sort out the UK hosting and domain names properly later.  It seems a huge minefield right now so will do some more reading and research.  The next posting should see things quite differently. (Hello World seemed pretty appropriate as I struggled to get my Frankenstein Monster into life.  ‘Showing off my geek credentials, but then I found that ‘Hello World’ was the default post WordPress.com set up for every new blog; the other geeks had got there first and I wasn’t at all original)