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

Fish Lamps (1983)
September 07, 2012 /

Frank O. Gehry: Sketches

The key to Frank O. Gehry's architecture is in his drawings.

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.

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.

  • 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. ...

  • Marika-Alderton House
    March 01, 2004 /

    Glenn Murcutt: Sketches

    In the book "Glenn Murcutt: A Singular Architectural Practice" the selection of the sketches Murcutt makes to reveal architectural ideas to his clients are complemented by his own notes, and the insightful commentary by the editors, Professor Haig Beck and Jackie Cooper. ...

  • Álvaro Siza Sketches
    September 07, 2012 /

    Álvaro Siza: Sketches

    "Drawings - landscapes, portraits, and trip sketches - have always kept me busy." - Álvaro Siza ...

  • Collage
    September 11, 2012 /

    Enric Miralles & Benedetta Tagliabue: Sketches & Drawings

    Sketches & Drawings by Enric Miralles - Benedetta Tagliabue. Mollet del Valles Park and Civic Center, Spain. ...

  • 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. ...

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