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Title:
Tools of the imagination : drawing tools and technologies from the eighteenth century to the present / Susan C. Piedmont-Palladino, editor.
Published/Created:
New York : Princeton Architectural Press, c2007.
Physical Description:
xi, 124 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
NA2708 .T66 2007 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Table of contents only
Classification:
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Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 120-121).
Contents:
Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- Circles and spheres -- The line -- The lead pencil: lever of the architect's imagination -- The geometry of art -- Light and shadow -- Perspective -- Design tools: a collector's perspective and an architect's odyssey -- Copying -- From model to drawing to building -- Erasing or deleting -- Imagination and building beyond tools -- Conclusion: improvisations, instruments, and algorithms -- Bibliography and additional sources -- Contributor biographies.
Subject Terms:
Architectural drawing -- Technique.
Drawing instruments.
Contributors:
Piedmont-Palladino, Susan.
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