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experimental design lab exploring the visual construct in architecture

Chance Encounters

'Chance Encounters' ink on Mylar, 2018       theoria | elements    

esquisse #1810

esquisse #1810 Esquisse series   theoria | elements    

insitu[ism] #02

insitu #02 Insitu-action-ism series   Insitu-action-ism on a partial section of the Palazzo Caprarola, Viterbo   Theoria | Elements  

insitu[ism] #01

insitu #01 Insituism series   Insitu-action-ism on a partial section of the Hôtel de Ville, Paris   Theoria | Elements  

Liminal Gyration

Liminal Gyration Dis-Orientations series     theoria | elements  

The 5th Column

The 5th Column 2018 The pillar that undermines thoughts from within...   theoria | elements  

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The Archilibs Studio is an experimental lab exploring the visual construct in architecture

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The Archilibs Blog is a record of visual work, exploring architectural narratives, and opening up ideas for debate.

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‘Dis-Orientations’

The 'Dis-Orientations' series is set of drawings exploring the graphic condition of having lost one's sense of direction. format: digital medium: Rhino, mix-media date: 2018

‘Insitu[action]ism’

The insituactionist is an online manifesto to instigate rebellious design collaboration at an interdisciplinary level. With a role as important in the verbalisation of...

Relict Mindforms series

The 'Relict Mindforms, series is set of drawings exploring the graphic elasticity of form. format: digital medium: Rhino, mix-media date: 2018

‘Urbane Charts’

The 'Urbane Charts' series is set of maps exploring the graphicality of the urban substratum. The overlaying of information. format: sketchbook medium: Rhino / Illustrator /...

Anatomy of a Section series

The 'Anatomy of a Section' series, is set of drawings exploring the section format: digital medium: Rhino, Photoshop date: 2018

‘Formal Section(s)’

A selection of sketches from my ‘Sketchbook: Formal Section(s)’, exploring the geometry of sections format: sketchbook medium: ink / pencil date: 2018

‘Now You See Me’

The 'Now You See Me' series is set of visualisations over the line's duality between hidden and exposed. format: digital medium: Rhino / Photoshop date: 2018

‘Esquisse’

The 'Esquisse' series is an ongoing collection of ideas in the format of preliminary sketches. format: paper medium: pen, pencil date: ongoing

‘Structural Plasticities’

The 'Structural Plasticities' series is set of drawings exploring the ability of the line to change its physical structure. format: digital medium: Rhino, Photoshop date: 2017

‘de-Folium’

The 'de-Folium' series is set of drawings exploring the uncertainty of geometric causality. format: digital medium: Rhino date: 2017

‘Tempographics’

The 'Tempographics' series is set of diatonic drawings exploring graphic rhythms and tones. format: digital montage medium: RHINO / Photoshop date: 2017

‘Assembly Line(s)’

A selection of sketches from my 'Sketchbook: Assembly Line(s)', exploring the behaviour of the line as spatial apparatus. format: sketchbook medium: ink date: 2017

‘Point-Line-Hatch’

Study sketches from my Sketchbook: point-line-hatch, exploring the behaviour of the line as spatial apparatus. format: sketchbook medium: ink date: 2017

Spatial Machinery series

The 'Spatial Machinery' series is set of drawings exploring the power source that generate forces and movement, and the system of mechanisms that shape the mental...

The Geometry of Mental Space

The 'The Geometry of Mental Space' series is set of drawings exploring the geometry of mental space. format: sketchbook medium: Ink on Strathmore paper date: 2017

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POIESIS

THEORIA | drawing vocabulary

calligramme

A calligramme is a text or poem of a type developed by Guillaume Apollinaire in which the words or letters make up a shape, particularly a shape connected to the...

triangular prism

A triangular prism is a three-sided prism; it is a polyhedron made of a triangular base, a translated copy, and 3 faces joining corresponding sides. A right triangular prism has rectangular sides, otherwise, it is oblique. A uniform triangular...

elevation

an elevation is an orthographic projection of an object or structure on a vertical picture plane parallel to one of its sides also: elevation drawing

extract

to remove or take out… variations: extract | extracting | extraction | extracts

paraline obliques

a paraline oblique is a paraline drawing of an oblique projection, having all lines and faces parallel to the picture plane drawn to exact scale, and all...

interlock

to fit together firmly. variations: interlock | interlocking

digital/mixed

combining digital and analog tools and techniques...

intersect

the area where two or more spaces join or cross each other. variations: intersect | intersects | intersected | intersection | intersections

Vierendeel truss

The Vierendeel truss is one in which the numbers are not triangulated; the openings in the truss are polygonal, but not triangular. The frame has...

branch

to form something by forcing or pushing it out. variations: branch | branched | branching | branches

taper

to become gradually narrower at one end, or to make something do this. variations: taper | tapering | taper off

arbelos

An arbelos is a plane region bounded by three semicircles connected at the corners, all on the same side of a straight line (the baseline) that contains their diameters.

shape

the external form, contours, or outline of something. also: shapes

annulus

An annulus, or little ring, is a ring-shaped object, a region bounded by two concentric circles. also: little ring, anulus, anuli, annuli

lifting

to raise to a higher position or level… variations: lifting | lift | lifted | lifts

two-point perspective

Two-point perspective is a linear perspective of a rectangular object or volume having two principal faces oblique to the picture plane, so that vertical...

notch

to make an indentation or incision on an edge or surface. variations: notch | notched | notches

matters

things of a particular type, the subject matter. keyword: matter

perceptions

the way in which something is regarded, understood, or interpreted. keyword: perception

pentagram

A pentagram, pentalpha, pentangle or star pentagon, is the shape of a five-pointed star drawn with five straight strokes. also: pentalpha, pentangle, star pentagon

esquisse

Esquisse is a sketch showing the general features of a design or plan.

gesture drawing

Gesture drawing is a technique of drawing a single or multiple lines freely and quickly as a subject is visualised and perceptions of volume, mass,...

crossovers

The process or result of changing from one activity or style to another. keyword: crossover

conception drawing

Conception is a drawing of something that does not exist yet. also: conception

interstices

the space between things or events. keyword: interstice

hexadecagon

A hexadecagon, hexakaidecagon, or 16-gon is a sixteen-sided polygon. A regular hexadecagon is a hexadecagon in which all angles are equal and all sides are congruent. also: hexakaidecagon

combinations

a way of selecting items from a collection, such that the order of selection does not matter. keyword: combination

digital

artistic work using digital technology as an essential part of the creative or presentation process...

behaviours

The way in which something acts and or reacts in response to a particular situation or stimulus. keyword: behaviour

icosagon

An icosagon, or 20-gon, is a twenty-sided polygon. The sum of any icosagon's interior angles is 3240 degrees.

PRAXIS | drawing enquiry

GRAPHIC EXPLORATIONS

EXPERIMENTAL CONSTRUCTS

SPECULATIVE ASSEMBLAGES

HYPOTHETICAL NARRATIVES

POIESIS | drawing rationale

LINE AS LANGUAGE

LINE AS PERFORMER

LINE AS APPARATUS

LINE AS THRESHOLD

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Appurtenance

Appurtenance Structural Plasticities series   theoria | elements  

Aeolian Millponds

Aeolian Millponds Relict Mindforms series     theoria | elements  

Happenstance

Happenstance Tempographics series, 2018   theoria | elements  

Operational Congruity

Operational Congruity   theoria | elements

Cloudbuster

Cloudbuster Terra Incognita series, 2017 https://youtu.be/-jVg4KGoMKc   theoria | elements    

Dyad

Dyad Minded Fields series, 2017   Theoria:

PLH: #04

Point-Line-Hatch: study #04 point-line-hatch series   theoria | elements  

Momentum

Momentum Structural Plasticities series   theoria | elements    

Line as Threshold | sketch #002

Line as Threshold sketch #002   theoria | elements    

PLH: #03

Point-Line-Hatch: study #01 point-line-hatch series   theoria | elements  

The Fabric of Mental Space

The Fabric of Mental Space KRob 2017 Finalist | Professional Hand Hand-drawn, ink on vellum, 150 x 65 Through geometry, we voice of nothing but lines, strata, and segmentation, lines...

study sketch | caesura

Caesura point-line-hatch sketchbook A sketch from my Sketchbook: point-line-hatch, exploring the behaviour of the line as spatial apparatus.   theoria | elements    

Shifting Causality

Shifting Causality de-Folium series The uncertainty of geometric causality mapped in a leaflike structural array.   theoria | elements    

Split worm’s eye

Split worm's eye axonometric Paralleli Modo series This worm's-eye view permit the viewer to peer upward into the building.   theoria | elements        

PLH: #02

Point-Line-Hatch: study #01 point-line-hatch series   theoria | elements  

Assembly Line(s) #02

Assembly Line(s) #02 Assembly Line(s) series sketchbooks   theoria | elements    

PLH #01

study #01 point-line-hatch series   theoria | elements  

Assembly Line(s) #01

  Assembly Line(s) #01 Assembly Line(s) series sketchbooks   theoria | elements