“Between the idea / And the reality / Between the motion / And the act / Falls the shadow.”
Gabor Gallov relishes the experience of witnessing an architecture student’s realisation that not only is space as important as the building but also that by accepting and harnessing this principle they have a new tool to express ideas and theses in the most poetic fashion.
The warm molten-like glow of the metal catching adjacent lights can be seen in this beautiful model of the light installation at LSQ London.
"Drawing should always be about radical ideas and concepts for an alternative approach to the world." says Dimitris Grozopoulos, whose drawing won The Architecture Drawing Prize’s hand-drawn category and was on dsiaply at WAF in Berlin.
Reining in solar gain doesn’t have to mean resigning ourselves to dark, window-less offices says Frank Filskow.
RIBA's chief curator, Charles Hind, discusses whether the pendulum swung too far away from hand-drawing in favour of the computer and does the balance need to be redressed?
Laurie Chetwood, architect and designer: "...there is no substitute for the informality and spontaneity of pen and ink..."
The world is a very different place, writes Ken Shuttleworth, and the lines between who owns and who creates what are increasingly blurred.
Trevor Flynn, director of Drawing at Work and founder of Sketchmob, on his admiration for architect and visionary draughtsman Stefan Davidovici
Ken Shuttleworth's recent trip to the Asia Pacific region highlighted the strong cycle of creative demand, resolution and growth in workplace design.
Mike Russum explores how concept sketches unearth objective clues that can lead to delivering optimal as well as interesting architecture.
The next installment in our Model Monday posts - this time it's a cross-section of an urban rail station.
Jeremy Melvin explores how the relationship between drawing and architecture has developed through key moments in history.
Maker Stuart Blower describes the experience of designing a competition entry for FC Barcelona’s Nou Palau Blaugrana and how we can apply it to world-class stadia everywhere.
Ken Shuttleworth on the importance of drawing for his career, Make and the wider architecture profession.
In 2016 Make came second in a hotly contested international competition to design the Nou Palau Blaugrana stadium for FC Barcelona. We go behind the scenes of the Make modelshop to find out how the team created the 1:200 scale model of our design.
Make’s Katy Ghahremani, who led the design of the award-winning Temple House in Chengdu for Swire’s House Collective, explains our approach to hotel design.
Owen Hopkins of Sir John Soane's Museum believes that it is through drawing that architecture – both on the level of the individual building and as a discourse – has been conceived for much of its history.
We go behind the scenes of the Make modelshop to find out how the team created one of their most impressive works to date, the 1:100 scale model of our new design for the Swindon Museum and Art Gallery.
New London Architecture chairman Peter Murray gives us his view on how London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, might deliver the “good growth” he has promised.
Juraj Porubský, editor of Forbes Slovakia, banishes old stereotypes for good with his account of today’s dynamic world of tech in the Danube Valley.
"'The Local Plan needs updating to address recent development trends and to reflect the City's emerging priorities and aspirations.' To translate: The old plan is out of date. We need a new post-Brexit plan." writes property editor Peter Bill about the City of London’s City Plan 2036: Shaping the Future City.
Environmental design consultant Henry Woon of Atelier Ten speaks to architecture writer Sylvia Chan about what makes Singapore one of the world’s most sustainable cities.
As wellness continues to move up the design agenda, Make considers the future of the office and the kind of workplace it could become.
Any first-time visitor to or returning resident of Sydney, Australia is struck by the sharp precision of its light, which crisply incises shadows and details into the city’s walls, describing an architecture of light and shadow.
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