Posts Tagged ‘Freehand Sketching’

I recently had to do a simple residential design (a 5 bedroom bungalow) and i went straight ahead to my laptop to design a floor plan, moreover it was just a simple bungalow design. At some point i wasn’t satisfied with the fluidity of my floor plan, i kept on re-positioning spaces, deleting walls etc, yet i didn’t get my desired result. Then i shut down my system, picked up a paper and a pen and started sketching. After a number of sketches i got my desired result. This got me wondering how little i sketch and as an Architect i think i should sketch more often.

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