architectural diagrams: construction and design manual architectural diagrams: construction and design manual
mar 10, 2011

architectural diagrams: construction and design manual

‘architectural diagrams: construction and design manual’ images courtesy of DOM publishers

DOM publishers has released ‘architectural diagrams: construction and design manual’, a book that brings together more than 1500 architectural diagrams from leading avant-garde studios including BIG, UNstudio and JDS architects.

rendering of recycled cardboard molecules by LAVA

similar to comic strips and graphic novels, diagrams have become a visual medium of communication in architecture that spans linguistic and cultural boundaries. today, these diagrams have become more than an aid or means of explanation but an art form in their own.

in two volumes the illustrated book offers an overview of architectural representations, ranging from simple arrow diagrams to utilitarian graphs and highly developed and elaborate collages and computer animations.

cover of ‘architectural diagrams: construction and design manual’

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