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Outcrop Surface[d] v.3

Outcrop Surface v.3 Aformal Plateaux series, 2018     theoria | elements  

Outcrop Surface[d] v.2

Outcrop Surface v2 Aformal Plateaux series, 2018     theoria | elements  

Outcrop Surface[d] v.1

Outcrop Surface v.1 Aformal Plateaux series, 2018     theoria | elements  

Composition v.1

Composition v.1 Out of the Box series, 2018       theoria | elements  

Corrugation v.1

Corrugation v.1 Plait Surfaces series     theoria | elements  

Under-surface[d] v.1

Under-surface v.1 Aformal Plateaux series, 2018     theoria | elements  

Floorplan[s] V.2

Floorplan V.2 Notations: Floorplan series, 2016  Shadow and poché theoria | elements  

Collapsed planimetry | study sketch

Collapsed planimetry 2018 study sketch     theoria | elements  

Architectural Space #01

Architectural Space #01 Without Trace series, 2018   theoria | elements  

Jamais vu

Jamais vu Dream House series, 2018     theoria | elements  

Exploded Parts #01

Exploded Parts #01 Kit-of-parts series, 2018 Exploded Isometric.   This worm's-eye view permit the viewer to peer upward into the building.   theoria | elements    

Becomings #01

Becomings #01 Machinic Assemblages series, 2018 Becomings involve entering into assemblages or complex aggregates...   theoria | elements  

Rites of Passage: Liminality

Liminality Rites of Passage series, 2018     theoria | elements  

Seek and Hide #01

Seek and Hide #01 Rites of Passage series, 2018 Study drawing   theoria | elements  

insitu[ism] #02

insitu #02 Insitu-action-ism series, 2018   Insitu-action-ism on a partial section of the Palazzo Caprarola, Viterbo   theoria | elements  

insitu[ism] #01

insitu #01  Insitu-action-ism series, 2018   Insitu-action-ism on a partial section of the Hôtel de Ville, Paris   Theoria | Elements  

Three Meeting Points

Three Meeting Points Chance Encounters series, 2018   esquisse: ink on mylar   theoria | elements    

Formal Section #02

Formal Section #02 ///// Formal Section(s) series ///// 2018 sketchbook, micron pen   theoria | elements  

Urban Clutter I

Urban Clutter I ///// Urbane Charts series ///// 2017   Theoria | Elements  

Unlaced

Unlaced ///// Anatomy of a Section series ///// 2018 Unlaced: Unfolding Elevation   theoria | elements  

Orange Elevation

Orange Elevation Now You See Me series, 2018     theoria | elements  

Formal Section #01

  Formal Section study sketch #1 Formal Section(s) sketchbook   theoria | elements    

Contrived Threshold :: study sketch

Contrived Threshold Contrived Thresholds series, 2017   study sketch   theoria | elements  

Operational Congruity

Operational Congruity Form series, 2017 Exploring the geometric condition, agreement, and appropriateness. The substantial way of fitting things together in an accidental way. theoria | elements

Edinburgh city #09

Edinburgh city #09 Scotland, 2017 sepia on paper     theoria | elements  

Line as Threshold | sketch #002

sketch #002 Line as Threshold series, 2017   theoria | elements    

Caesura(s): study#03

study #03 Caesura(s) sketchbook   theoria | elements  

Shifting Causality

Shifting Causality de-Folium series, 2017 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 sketchbook   theoria | elements  

Assembly Line(s) #02

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

PLH #01

study #01 point-line-hatch sketchbook, 2017   theoria | elements  

Assembly Line(s) #01

  Assembly Line(s) #01 Assembly Line(s) series, 2017   sketchbook   theoria | elements    

Spatial Deliquesce I

  Spatial Deliquesce Spatial Deliquesce sketchbook, 2017   theoria | elements    

Plan Instructive I

Plan Instructive I Orthogrammar series, 2016   theoria | elements      

Spineless

'Spineless' Tempographics series, 2016     theoria | elements      

Crossovers

Crossovers Spatiality of Thought series, 2017     theoria | elements    

Plan with simultaneous exploded oblique views

Plan with simultaneous exploded oblique views Paralleli Modo series, 2017     This worm's-eye view permit the viewer to peer upward into the building.   theoria | elements    

Line-Layer-Lattice :: sketch #009

sketch #009 Line-Layer-Lattice series, 2017 Sketchbook II-17 | Line-Layer-Lattice: An exploration of grided spaces and the production of layers.   theoria | elements  

Line-Layer-Lattice :: sketch #008

sketch #008 Line-Layer-Lattice series Sketchbook II-17 | Line-Layer-Lattice: An exploration of grided spaces and the production of layers.   theoria | elements  

study sketch | Constructural Shift

Constructural Shift study sketch Sketchbook II-17   theoria | elements      

Line-Layer-Lattice :: sketch #007

sketch #007 Line-Layer-Lattice series Sketchbook II-17 | Line-Layer-Lattice: An exploration of grided spaces and the production of layers.   theoria | elements  

Line-Layer-Lattice :: sketch #006

sketch #006 Line-Layer-Lattice series Sketchbook II-17 | Line-Layer-Lattice: An exploration of grided spaces and the production of layers. theoria | elements  

Line-Layer-Lattice :: sketch #005

sketch #005 Line-Layer-Lattice series Sketchbook II-17 | Line-Layer-Lattice: An exploration of grided spaces and the production of layers.   theoria | elements  

Line-Layer-Lattice :: sketch #004

sketch #004 Line-Layer-Lattice series Sketchbook II-17 | Line-Layer-Lattice: An exploration of grided spaces and the production of layers.   theoria | elements  

Line-Layer-Lattice :: sketch #003

sketch #003 Line-Layer-Lattice series Sketchbook II-17 | Line-Layer-Lattice: An exploration of grided spaces and the production of layers.   theoria | elements  

Line-Layer-Lattice :: sketch #002

sketch #002 Line-Layer-Lattice series Sketchbook II-17 | Line-Layer-Lattice: An exploration of grided spaces and the production of layers.   theoria | elements

Line-Layer-Lattice :: sketch #001

sketch #001 Line-Layer-Lattice series Sketchbook II-17 | Line-Layer-Lattice: An exploration of grided spaces and the production of layers.   theoria | elements  

Deltafield Entrainment: study model

Deltafield Entrainment Fluvial Lineform(s) series   conceptual study, cardboard model     theoria | elements    

sketch #068

sketch #068 Borderline Mechanisms series   Theoria:    

Infobahn

Infobahn Space Paranoids series, 2017   theoria | elements      

Gitternetz

Gitternetz Space Paranoids series, 2017   Theoria | Elements  

Lined Fields | sketch #158

study sketch #158 Lined Fields series, 2017     theoria | elements    

Multioblique Combination

Multioblique Combination Paralleli Modo series, 2017 The composition of this drawing works as a viewing apparatus of the many elements, and geometries within a sense of process.     theoria | elements    

Qasaba

Qasaba Walled Grids series, 2016 theoria | elements

Design-drawing process

Design-drawing process dias series, 2017 The design-drawing process begins with two-dimensional expressions in the form of orthographic sketches and drawings. These multiview drawings are which help us accurately examine...

Happenstance

Happenstance Tempographics series, 2017   theoria | elements  

Trailing Baubles | Passage #01

Passage #01 Trailing Baubles Sketchbook   theoria | elements    

Radial Organic

Radial Organic Urban Bastides series, 2016   theoria | elements      

Juxtaposed Grid

Juxtaposed Grid Urban Bastides series, 2016   theoria | elements      

In Contrast To

In contrast To Rule Of Thirds series, 2016   theoria | elements

study sketch #1

study sketch #1 Clockwork Grille sketchbook, 2016   theoria | elements

Axial Constraint

Axial Constraint Urban Bastides series, 2016   theoria | elements    

study sketch: Babel Tower

Babel Tower Asynthetonic Projections series study sketch     theoria | elements  

Urban Cluster I

Urban Cluster v.I Urban Clusters series, 2016   theoria | elements      

Follow the Line | #004

sketch #004 'Follow the Line' sketchbook     theoria | elements    

Entangled Quarters

Entangled Quarters Urban Bastides series, 2016   theoria | elements    

Follow the Line | #003

sketch #003 'Follow the Line' sketchbook   theoria | elements    

Duotones: Red Plan #01

Duotones: Red Plan #01 Plan Duotone series, 2016     theoria | elements  

Follow the Line | #002

sketch #002 'Follow the Line' sketchbook   theoria | elements    

Floorplan[s] V.3

Floorplan V.3 Notations: Floorplan series, 2016   Blueprint style theoria | elements  

Follow the Line | #001

sketch #001 'Follow the Line' sketchbook     theoria | elements    

[Form]al Study #01: positive/negative space

al Study #01: positive/negative space al Graphic Study series, 2016   By exploring positive/negative technique, like the continuous line technique, helps to see and represent the object...

[Form]al Study #01: High contrast

al Study #01: High contrast al Graphic Study series, 2016   High contrast technique uses black and white with no intermediate tone to create form. All values are represented...

Site Plasticity: Formal Structure

Site Plasticity: Formal Structure Project: The Derive of Discovery, 2008   theoria | elements  

[Form]al Study #01: construction lines

al Study #01: construction lines al Graphic Study series, 2016   Construction line technique is used here to explore and reveal the structure of the form.     theoria | elements  

Lines Creating Space

Lines Creating Space Visible and invisible lines are superimposed on infinite space. There are connecting, converging and vanishing lines that traverse, designate and generate place. The origin of a line, its properties, duration and consistency have...

[Form]al Study #01: monotone

al Study #01: monotone al Graphic Study series, 2016   The monotone technique requires only one value of a colour. The layering of several coats of the...

20 Great American Grids Side-by-side

20 Great American Grids Side-by-side dias series, 2017   Like the nationwide dream, it foreshadowed, the American grid promise was at once mythical and foundational: a utopian...

Lined Fields | sketch #008

sketch #008 Lined Fields series Sketchbook I-16 /// Lined Fields: An exploration of the line and the intersection of spaces.   theoria | elements    

Lined Fields | sketch #007

sketch #007 Lined Fields series Sketchbook I-16 /// Lined Fields: An exploration of the line and the intersection of spaces.   theoria | elements    

Lined Fields | sketch #006

sketch #006 Lined Fields series Sketchbook I-16 /// Lined Fields: An exploration of the line and the intersection of spaces.   theoria | elements    

Lined Fields | sketch #005

sketch #005 Lined Fields series Sketchbook I-16 /// Lined Fields: An exploration of the line and the intersection of spaces.   theoria | elements    

Lined Fields | sketch #004

sketch #004 Lined Fields series Sketchbook I-16 /// Lined Fields: An exploration of the line and the intersection of spaces.   theoria | elements    

Lined Fields | sketch #003

sketch #003 Lined Fields series Sketchbook I-16 /// Lined Fields: An exploration of the line and the intersection of spaces.   theoria | elements    

Lined Fields | sketch #002

sketch #002 Lined Fields sketchbook, 2016 Sketchbook I-16 /// Lined Fields: An exploration of the line and the intersection of spaces.   theoria | elements    

Lined Fields | sketch #001

  sketch #001 Lined Fields series Sketchbook I-16 /// Lined Fields: An exploration of the line and the intersection of spaces.     theoria | elements    

[Form]al Study #01: invert

al Study #01: invert al Graphic Study series, 2016 Invert, from dark line to whitetransl line, is a good technique for isolating the object in space whilst...

Detours

Detours Architextural Spaces series   Theoria | Elements      

Breaking the Grid V.12

Breaking the Grid V.12 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements    

Breaking the Grid V.11

Breaking the Grid V.11 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements  

Building Blocks: Hexagonal Tessellation study #031

Hexagonal Tessellation study #031 Building Blocks series, 2013   theoria | elements    

Breaking the Grid V.10

Breaking the Grid V.10 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements    

Breaking the Grid V.9

Breaking the Grid V.9 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements    

Breaking the Grid V.8

Breaking the Grid V.8 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements  

Breaking the Grid V.7

Breaking the Grid V.7 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements  

Breaking the Grid V.6

Breaking the Grid V.6 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements    

Breaking the Grid V.5

Breaking the Grid V.5 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements  

Breaking the Grid V.4

Breaking the Grid V.4 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements  

Breaking the Grid V.3

Breaking the Grid V.1 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements  

Breaking the Grid V.2

Breaking the Grid V.2 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements    

Conceptual Study: Movent Flow #02

Conceptual Study: Movent Flow #02 Project: The Derive of Discovery, 2008 Movent Flow diagram   theoria | elements  

Conceptual model + abstract site massing V.10

National Discovery Museum Project: The Derive of Discovery, 2008   Conceptual model + abstract site massing V.10     theoria | elements  

Breaking the Grid V.1

Breaking the Grid V.1 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements  

Pinholes

'Pinholes' The Circle series, 2015   theoria | elements        

On Form: A Matrix of Formal Vocabulary

On Form: A Matrix of Formal Vocabulary DiaLOGs series, 2015 A collection of operational terms used to describe movement and action in architectural form. Working as a...

Plan-Poché v.01

Plan-Poché v.01 Plan-Poché series, 2015   theoria | elements  

Rome’s Coliseum

Rome's Coliseum Rome sketchbook, 2015   ink on paper   theoria | elements  

Bangkok: Geo-urban context

Bangkok | analysis, and mapping of the city Project: The Derive of Discovery, 2008   Site Analysis: Geo-urban context. Field Diagrams   theoria | elements  

S.F | Geographies: Scale + Size

Geographies: Scale + Size San Francisco Urban Code series, 2009 Perimeter / Built area / Open Space area     theoria | elements  

Non-vertical Z-axis stepped plan

Non-vertical Z-axis stepped plan Paralleli Modo series A non-vertical Z-axis stepped plan provides a direct interrelationship between floors.   theoria | elements      

The Architect’s Riddle

The Architect’s Riddle Spatial anatomies series, 2007   Theoria | Elements  

S.F | Urban Structure: Plot Configuration

Urban Structure: Plot Configuration San Francisco Urban Code series, 2009   theoria | elements  

S.F | Urban Intensity: Existing Vehicular Ratio

Urban Intensity: Existing Vehicular Ratio San Francisco Urban Code series, 2009     theoria | elements  

The Four faces of a Circle

Four faces of a Circle The Circle series, 2014 This illustration utilises the line as a structural device for shape finding, in this case, the circle.   theoria | elements  

House Types Throughout Place and Time

House Types Throughout Place and Time Dias series, 2014   A matrix of house types juxtaposing their time frame and placing in the world. Although there appear to...

S.F | Urban Capacity: Density + Uses

Urban Capacity: Density + Uses San Francisco Urban Code series, 2009     theoria | elements  

Framed agglomeration

Framed agglomeration Tectonic Landscapes series, 2014   theoria | elements

Cable systems: untangling the tension behind cable structures

Cable systems: untangling the tension behind cable structures dias series, 2013   This diagram traces the fundamentals of cable structures.   theoria | elements

Types and Geometries of an Arch

Types and Geometries of an Arch DiaLOGs series, 2013   Visualising architectural elements: The Arch An arch is a curved structure for spanning an opening and designed to support...

Eco-Membrane: 4 long presentation board[s]

Eco-Membrane: 4 long presentation board Pin-Up series, 2007   Hand-drawn, Photoshop   theoria | elements  

S.F | Geographies: Topography

Geographies: Topography San Francisco Urban Code series, 2009     theoria | elements  

Paraline Obliques: a matrix of viewpoints

Paraline Obliques: a matrix of viewpoints DiaLOGs series, 2013   Visualising types and Methods in architectural drawing.   theoria | elements  

Module Study XVI

Module Study XVI Building Blocks series, 2012 Form + Structure     theoria | elements  

Fred and Ginger

'Fred and Ginger' Prague Sketchbook, 2004 Dancing House, or Fred and Ginger, is the nickname given to the Nationale-Nederlanden building on the Rašínovo nábřeží in Prague, the...

Intersection of Street and Square: An Indicative Matrix

Intersection of Street and Square: An Indicative Matrix ///// Urban Grids series ///// 2013 Visualising a set of permutations for up to four intersections at four different...

Module Study XI

Module Study XI Building Blocks series, 2012   Form + Structure   theoria | elements    

Se de Lisboa

Sé de Lisboa, 2003 Travel Sketchbook: Lisbon '03, Portugal ink on paper   theoria | elements  

Casa Mila

Casa Milà Barcelona Sketchbook I, 2006 ink on paper   theoria | elements  

Neighbourhood Context: a brisk observation

Neighbourhood Context: a brisk observation dias series, 2013   Analysing the neighbourhood context of a site through hand-drawn bubble diagrams.     theoria | elements  

Leeds

Leeds Hospital, Leeds England sketchbook, Leeds hand-drawn sketch, 2002     theoria | elements  

Canal streets of Amsterdam #01

Canal streets of Amsterdam #01 Travel sketchbook: Amsterdam '04, 2004 ink on paper     theoria | elements  

Lloyd’s of London

Lloyd's of London, 2001 Urban Sketchbook: London '01   blue Micron pen on paper   theoria | elements  

Ribeira Square

Ribeira Square / Praça da Ribeira, 2012 Travel Sketchbook: Porto '12, Portugal   ink on paper     theoria | elements  

Wat Ratchanadda

Wat Ratchanadda, Bangkok Travel Sketchbook: Thailand '08   ink on paper /// 2018   theoria | elements  

The Streets of San Francisco 01

The Streets of San Francisco San Francisco sketchbook, California, US,  2004   ink and wash   theoria | elements  

The Streets of San Francisco 02

The Streets of San Francisco #02 ///// San Francisco sketchbook ///// 2009   ink and watercolour on paper   theoria | elements  

Guggenheim R Solomon

Guggenheim R Solomon Art Museum Travel Sketchbook: New York '04, U.S   black and fuschia felt pen /// 2004     theoria | elements