Diagrams: Hatch Patterns

Diagrams: Hatch Patterns

  This post is also a follow up from many emails asking me to explain the diagonal line hatching used the site analysis diagrams. There are two methods in Photoshop that I know of that can create the diagonal line hatch seen in the image above. Both options use a...
Site Analysis Diagrams

Site Analysis Diagrams

      I have been experimenting with some site diagrams of the existing conditions of Long Wharf in Boston. I am mostly interested in introducing texture and depth to diagrams that are typically presented in a more simplified manner using solid colors...
Lofting Basics & Process

Lofting Basics & Process

    I received a lot of comments asking for an explanation of how I made the model and more specifically the curved geometry. Sketchup by itself is not well suited for “organic” modeling. You need the right plugins to get the “rhino-esk” functionality....
Sketchup Timelapse

Sketchup Timelapse

  I thought it would be interesting to put together a timelapse video showing the basics on how I built the urban tower seen in the past few posts. A couple of things to note about this video is that I didn’t spend a lot of the time with the finer details...
Past Presentation Boards: Part 3

Past Presentation Boards: Part 3

  This post is continuing off of the 4 boards discussed last week. To get up to speed on what I have already done so far, read this first. For the most part, I kept the overall layout of the original presentation, however, I have been tweaking certain elements...
Past Presentation Boards: Part 2

Past Presentation Boards: Part 2

  My last post discussed some architectural presentation boards that were, for the most part, poorly organized. I wanted to go into this week’s post discussing some presentation boards that were almost up to par, but just needed some tweaking. I also...