Managing Studio Director RIOS Los Angeles, California
Drawing enables our minds to explore ideas unencumbered. This “from the elbow” investigation becomes invisible behind the glossy rendering and ultimately the built space, so this session pulls back the curtain to explore the processes that led to places such as Bonnet Springs Park, Lurie Garden, and Palm Springs Park.
Examine the historical importance of graphic and narrative representation in translating an idea into the physical world
Understand how a collaborative practice of openness and exposure builds critical thinking and a purposeful design atmosphere.
See examples of using analog drawing as a distinct tool to powerfully and poetically “see,” organize, and compose construction details.
See later phases of design, including fine details, as a continuation of rich personal design thinking and intellectual agency, for landscape architects tasked with “drafting” construction details.