John Wiley & Sons
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Computer aided design (CAD)
Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture, Second Edition bridges the gap between analog and digital tools, employing timeless concepts of representation to enhance digital design. This second edition includes new information on time-based imagery and tools, integration techniques, and automation, with over fifty new examples. All screen images have been updated to align with the latest software releases, providing an up-to-the-minute tutorial for creating digitally rendered plans, elevations, perspectives, and diagrams.
Digital rendering is faster, more efficient, and more flexible than traditional rendering techniques. This award-winning resource provides comprehensive guidance toward the techniques and tools most commonly used, with a reader-friendly tutorial approach.
Compare analog and digital renderings, and learn the basics of digital drawing
Design a custom workflow, with guidance toward scaling, automation, and more
Diagram with linework, symbols, and text, plus more advanced techniques
Build renderings and elevations using textures, brushes, and different shading and blending techniques
Create drawings from models, or develop a 3D object from a site photo
Digital tools have largely replaced pens and markers, but traditional concepts still apply. For maximizing efficiency without sacrificing quality, Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture, Second Edition provides practical guidance and expert insight.
About the Author
BRADLEY CANTRELL is Principal of Visual Logic and Associate Professor of Architectural Technology at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
WES MICHAELS is a Principal at Spackman Mossop Michaels Landscape Architecture and an Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at Louisiana State University.