From the Back Cover
MORE THAN 50 WORLD-CLASS DESIGN PROS SHOW YOU WHAT IT TAKES TO CREATE OUTSTANDING COMPUTER DRAWINGS.
If you want to learn about the latest, most imaginative trends in computer graphics, why not consult the trendsetters?
That's the foolproof logic behind DIGITAL ARCHITECTURE, the only guide that shows you how to create accomplished computer drawings by displaying and explaining the work of many of today's most justly celebrated design professionals.
DIGITAL ARCHITECTURE gives you the foundation to understand how these international masters so deftly exploited computers, by providing a clear overview of the hardware, software, and input and output devices involved in digital media. It then showcases the conceptual studies, desktop formats, 3D renderings, digital hybrids, and animation of such luminaries as:
Anthony Ames - Tadao Ando - David Baker Associates - R.L. Binder - Neil Denari - Steven Holl - Helmut Jahn - Kajima Corporation - Kohn Pederson Fox - Morphosis - Eric Owen Moss - Scogin Elam and Bray Architects - Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects - Shin Takamatsu - Bernard Tschumi - Kenneth Yeang - And over three dozen other top designers and firms!
Each project comes with a succinct explanation of the design concept, drawing techniques, hardware and software used, and output media involved.
Featuring an easy-to-use format, DIGITAL ARCHITECTURE will be your ongoing reference on hybrid digital representation and an endless source of ideas and inspiration.
About the Author
Mohammed Saleh Uddin is Associate Dean and Professor of Computer Graphics and Design at Southern University's School of Architecture in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He has won many awards for his design and rendering work, including the American Society of Architectural Perspectivist's 1996 Juror's Award of Excellence. Mr. Uddin has conducted several workshops on rendering and demonstrated graphics software for multimedia presentation. He is the author of Composite Drawing: Techniques for Architectural Design Presentation and Axonometric and Oblique Drawing: A 3D Construction, Rendering and Design Guide, both published by McGraw-Hill.