Porter Square Axon

 

 

 

By Alex Hogrefe
Jan. 20, 2020

 

 

 

Winter Special #8

 

 

 

By Alex Hogrefe
December 15, 2019

 

 

 

Porter Sq. Section

By Alex Hogrefe
November 24, 2019

 

Moody Black and White

 

 

 

 

Alex Hogrefe
Oct. 28, 2019

 

 

 

 

Introducing Portfolio Volume 05

 

 

 

 

By Alex Hogrefe
June 16, 2019

 

 

 

The One Rendering Challenge 2019

By Alex Hogrefe
October 13, 2019

 

Porter Square at Night

 

 

 

 

By Alex Hogrefe
Sept. 22, 2019

 

 

 

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Porter Sq. Axon

I started off this image as a much more simplified version with very little texture and detail. Originally, it was going to be used for diagrammatic purposes with some text overlays. However, over time, it evolved into an image with more detail and texture, partly...

Winter Special #8

I was able to squeeze in another winter special illustration before the holidays roll around. For this year, I took things really dark and played up the red tones of the Porter Square Station design. The bus stop view is something that I have been planning in my head...

Porter Sq. Section

I have been developing several illustrations for the Porter Sq project the past couple of months and have finally finished one of the section diagrams. I decided to go a little old school with this one and keeping things monotone. With this style of illustration I am...

Moody Black and White

I recently stumbled across an article about an architecture photographer named Sajin Sasidharan and his black and white photos of Dubai. The images are extremely dramatic and he is very strategic about how he uses light to create clear focal points and manage visual...

The One Rendering Challenge 2019

Architizer has just announced The One Rendering Challenge that asks participants to create one rendering that powerfully communicates an architectural form or space and the experience of those that would inhabit it. I will join an amazing group of jurors who include...

KRob Competition 2019

The 45th Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition (KRob) has long been one of my favorite architecture visualization competitions. I'm always blown away by the uniqueness and quality of work and how each year seems to draw out more imaginative and compelling...

Portfolio Vol. 5

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Portfolio Vol. 4

My latest portfolio released in 2016, Portfolio Volume 4 discusses new layout  and illustrations/diagrammatic styles. Over 35 posts break down each illustration and explores ideas of composing and refining portfolio presentation techniques.

Portfolio Vol. 3

Released in 2014, Portfolio Vol. 3 builds off of Portfolio Vol. 2 by introducing a new workflow that includes Indesign to better manage page and text organization. New image styles such as x-ray illustrations and exploded axons are introduced.

Portfolio Vol. 2

Developed in 2007, this was my second portfolio created after grad school. The layouts are relaxed with the text playing an important role on many of the pages. Except for the thesis spreads, each project uses no more than 2 spreads to describe the project requiring a denser use of text and images in the layout