NYTimes article on drawing

Architecture and the Lost Art of Drawing

By MICHAEL GRAVES
New York Times, September 1, 2012

A drafted drawing of the south facade of the Denver Central Library. Michael Graves & Associates.

Architecture cannot divorce itself from drawing, no matter how impressive the technology gets. Drawings are not just end products: they are part of the thought process of architectural design. Drawings express the interaction of our minds, eyes and hands. This last statement is absolutely crucial to the difference between those who draw to conceptualize architecture and those who use the computer.

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