the American Institute of Architects; architects who are members of this organization often list the initials after their name.
here it means a chief architect who started or helped start an architecture firm.
an architect that leads the firm or a teams of a architects on a project; they are responsible for the final decisions in the design of a building.
a building designed and constructed to have less negative impact on natural resources and to have a greater positive impact on the people who use it.
A 3D representation of an object drawn with the horizontal plane at 30ยฐ to the vertical plane.
visual phenomenon where forms appear less distance as they recede in space because of the greater density of the air between the viewer and the object.
a paraline drawing of an axonometric projection with all lines parallel to three principal axes drawn to scale (includes isometrics), any diagonal or curved lines are distorted . Any pictorial graphic that shows three faces of an object on one orthographic view may be classified as an axonometric
the shadows projected upon a surface by an object that stands between the surface and the light source
a line that follows the edge of the form, or travels across the surface, without shading or modeling the form.
the use of a common visual language, application of standard rules of drawing for a specific purpose. In drawing architectural plan certain types of lines always mean the same thing, such as dashed lines used to represent object lines that are hidden from view.
any drawing made to aid the visualization, exploration and evaluation of a concept; a drawing made during the design process
the components that make up a drawing, or design-line, shape, space, form, space, value, texture and color.
contextual elements such as people, cars, furniture, plants, and landscape features; images of one's environment or surroundings used to compliment architectural delination