The Architect's Studio is an arcspace online exhibition with predominantly sketches and drawings by the architect's own hand.

September 07, 2015 /

Colorful Condensations: Mikkel Frost’s CEBRA Toons

Can a single drawing sum up the complexity of a sizable built project? In his hand-drawn Toons, Mikkel Frost, one of the founding partners of CEBRA, amalgamates various drawing techniques into playful architectural sonnets.

January 26, 2015 /

Steven Holl: Watercolors

At a time of rapidly changing technology in the service of architectural design, Steven Holl's watercolors is an important reminder of just how much you can do with the simplest of means. Holl's watercolors has become his signature, a truly unique style of visualization and one that continues to inspire awe among his fellow architects.

November 28, 2013 /

Choreography of Thought: Dominique Perrault’s Sketches

With a few brief strokes of a black felt pen, Dominique Perrault captures the idea of an architectural project in its most basic visual form. A powerful means of communication, the sketch bridges conceptual thinking and design in the making. It stimulates mediation between the architect, his team, and the client – and between site and built construction.

  • Villa Barbaro - Tempietto - Maser TV
Watercolor on paper 1996
    September 11, 2012 /

    Giovanni Giaconi: The architecture of Palladio

    Giovanni Giaconi's extraordinary drawings, suffused with color, beautifully depict the beauty of Palladian architectures. ...

  • schmidt hammer lassen
Århus Art Museum
    September 11, 2012 /

    schmidt hammer lassen: Sketches

    "The sketch is the most simplified way to tell a building, in its simplicity far better than words" - schmidt hammer lassen architects. Sketches, Aarhus Art Museum. ...

  • SANAA: Competition Sketches
    September 11, 2012 /

    SANAA: Competition Sketches

    SANAA, Competition Sketches. The sketches were made by Ryue Nishizawa during the competition phase of the De Kunstliné Theatre and Cultural Centre, Almere, The Netherlands. ...

  • Sketch © Santiago Calatrava archives
Sketchbook 1989
    September 11, 2012 /

    Santiago Calatrava: Sketches

    Calatrava's drawings of varying type, format, and technique afford us a key to understanding the ensemble of his work. ...

  • November 13, 1998
    September 11, 2012 /

    Richard Meier: Collages

    Richard Meier's collages complement his architecture. Unlike his architectural drawings, they are nonrepresentational. ...

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