'disegnare lo spazio' is Italian for 'drawing the space'.
all architecture projects, no matter what their function or scale is, have to do with 'carving' the architectural space. the architectural space is the matter of our work in the same measure as the stone or wood are the matter of work for sculptors.
we identify three clear, successive steps:
1 - to fully perceive the architectural space
2 - to know how to represent it
3 - to design it.
by learning/ improving the first two steps, architects can fundamentally improve the most important , the design of space- the core of our profession and the feature that makes Architecture an Art.
this is the object of the drawing workshops and courses I propose: a 3-days long, intense workshop
; a more traditional 2-months long course with weekly meetings covering the basics of architectural drawing and space perception (see here
the flyer for the current one), and the 3 to 4-hours long free drawing sessions replicating in Milan the London-based sketchmob
. the courses are offered for now in collaboration with the Fondazione
dell'Ordine degli Architetti di Milano.
the courses are, obviously, particularly interesting for architects and senior students in Architecture but not limited to them. the courses can be offered also as part of a larger academic context.
please feel free to contact
me if you are interested in one of these courses.
more about the workshops and events can be found on the specific pages under the label 'disegnare lo spazio'.
born in London from an idea of Trevor Flynn
, the sketchmob
is simply a meeting of people who love drawing.
drawing for your professional needs, drawing to help your mind find new ways of thinking, or simply drawing for fun and to relax.
the event is completely free; it doesn't require neither registration, nor payments by credit card nor huge amounts of time.
it's an informal meeting of people who love drawing, set up at a particular time in a specific place, where you will benefit from: meeting other people that share the same passion; seeing how others draw the same object or space you draw; if you want, some guidance on your own way of drawing; good atmosphere and some beer at the end.
the sketchmob atracts mostly design professionals - architects, industrial designers and so on - but the access to it is in no way connected to any profession or category.
the first milanese sketchmob, organised during the Salone del Mobile 2013 together with the Fondazione dell'Ordine degli Architetti
, will be held Thursday April 11th at 6PM in via Solferino 19, under the guidance of Stefan Davidovici.
see you there!
image copyright - sketchmob.co.uk
(from top to bottom, Milan via Maestri Campionesi, Liege, Milan viale Umbria, Milan viale Livigno, Milan via Maestri Campionesi)
An intermediary step between Mars and the reality of the immediate 'here', this series of drawings is a quest on a series of questions:
Is fantastic architecture closer to reality when placed in town?
Does simple contextualisation bring drawings closer to becoming actual buildings?
Is the city of Milan (like many others, jealously guarded in its more or less ancient shape, with a downtown barely allowed to grow) rightly keeping its character, or just turning into an ossified postcard town?
One way or another, it's good to forget for a while about square meters, 60-degree angles, bureaucracy and functionality, to ride free above the roofs of the city.
материал с architecturedraftsman.blogspot.com