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Modern Architecture A-Z by
Get inspired with this visual guide to modern architecture. "With more than 280 entries, this architectural A-Z ... offers an indispensable overview of the key players in the creation of modern space. From the period spanning the 19th to the 21st century, pioneering architects are featured with a portrait, concise biography, as well as a description of her or his important work. " (Publisher)
Vanishing Points: An Introduction to Architectural Drawing (20:16)
From conceptual sketches to detailed blueprints, drawings serve as the vehicle for translating architectural visions into masterpieces of design and construction. This outstanding program provides a concise demonstration of axonometric, isometric, and one-point and two-point perspective drawing. Computer graphics are employed to help explain the underlying principles of architectural drawing, while student projects serve as examples of well-executed drafting.