Contents

List of illustrations vii

Acknowledgements xiii

Chapter 1 Introduction and the sketch 1

Architectural sketches and a comparison to dialogue 2

Methodology 7

The nature of sketches 11

Visual perception as it pertains to architectural sketches 14

How architects use sketches 18

Bibliography 24

Chapter 2 Play, quickness and Festina Lente 26

Illusion and allusion 27

A knowledge gained 32

Play at work 33

Quickness and Festina Lente 35

Bibliography 42

Chapter 3 Memory, imagination and fantasy 43

Memory 43

Imagination 57

Fantasy 64

Bibliography 70

Chapter 4 Caricature as a mode of transformation 72

History of caricature 73

Definition of caricature 75

Caricature evident in architectural sketches 78

Bibliography 101

Chapter 5 The grotesque sketch 103

History of the grotesque 104

Grotesque sketches Bibliography

108 121

Chapter 6 Observation/compendium and likeness 123

Digital sketches 127

Likeness and the marginal 130

Conclusion 133

Bibliography 133

Index 135

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