These themes are extensively illustrated with CEPT student measured drawings
, as well as sketches by the author, but in places I found it difficult to relate the text to the illustrations, and was constantly turning pages backwards and forwards.
This project will produce an Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), or architectural documentation project to produce field measurements, existing-condition measured drawings
, large-format photography and written history data of the entire property and structures of the Santa Barbara Courthouse.
Accompanying this modifiable traveling installation is an artist's book, We Sit Together, 2013, comprising descriptions of each community that Cape visited while researching his forms, along with measured drawings
for each piece, in case readers want to convene their own chapter houses or general assemblies.
The CHS collection contains the exhaustive and methodically prepared photographic prints, negatives, photographic pages, inventory work sheets, photograph-data book reports, and measured drawings
that constitute the HABS program's official documentation.
HABS/HAER/HALS documents are kept in the Library of Congress and offer a collection of measured drawings
, large-scale photographs, and written histories.
A former draughtsman with oil company Shell, Mr Smith led a successful bid by the county council to buy the collection of 360 measured drawings
, Tunnicliffe's mathematically precise renderings of wildlife, at Christie's in May 1981.
These sketchbooks are works of art in themselves and are now kept as part of the Tunnicliffe Collection at Oriel Ynys Mn, along with his measured drawings
and other examples of his work.
On the surrounding walls, his drawings--sketches, measured drawings
and published woodcuts sit comfortably alongside paintings by Renaissance artist Veronese and Venetian landscape painter Canaletto.
His work in the Crimea (now an autonomous state within the Republic of Ukraine) included measured drawings
of the Palace at Bakhchisaray that demonstrate his mastery of draughtsmanship: Charles Brett reproduces them in his new book (published shortly before his death last year), and very fine they are too.
Using accurately measured drawings
and photographs of historic houses, as well as period pattern books, they have created about 300 detailed and elegant line drawings, which are presented here with information about measurements, proportions, and sources.
The book is extremely well produced and contains a potent mix of historical narrative, contemporary illustrations, measured drawings
based on site investigation and aerial photographs.
During his visit of 1913, Viollet took numerous photographs of the remaining structures and made some measured drawings
of the foundations and the water courses, thereby preserving a record of a substantial garden enclosure that has been largely destroyed since.