Chris Macdonald and Peter Salter

Chris Macdonald and Peter Salter ICI Trade Pavilion, at the Royal Agricultural Showground, Stoneleigh, England, 1983

images and text below from Lebbeus Woods blog

“Once upon a time, before computers came to be the pre-eminent architectural design tool, architects made drawings by hand. Instead of leaving it up to the computer’s software to make and assemble the lines defining contours and edges of forms, architects would draw line by line, gradually building up the drawing.”

and even if you do use the computer today, it is important to remember that you are drawing the building, and not the computer…

salter macdonald 01 salter macdonald 02 salter macdonald 03 salter macdonald 04

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: