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Architects' Sketchbook IV: Dorell.Ghotmeh.Tane

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Sketches, photographs and models expressing ideas are the latest extracts from a new book that documents the creative process of designers

‘Initially we illustrate idea through words and sketching as well as layering the sketches…Research, sketches, models, words are finaly forced into crystallisation because they reach a certain level of development.’

‘At this point what has been imagined has to be proven possible. Now, the design ideas are again contested and challenged, but we are pleased to see that the initial sketched inspirations often remain until the maturing of the project, to become the tie between the different aspects - function, materials and technical constraints.’

Architects Sketchbook: Enter our competition to win one of five copies

Architects’ Sketchbooks edited by Will Jones is published by Thames & Hudson (RRP £29.95) -  to order your copy at the AJ special price of £22.95 including UK mainland delivery (overseas costs available on request) please call Littlehampton Book Services on 01903 828503, quoting “TH127”. Offer is subject to availability.

The AJ has five copies to give away - to enter the free prize draw simply email your sketch of a built orunbuilt project tosimon.hogg@emap.com by March 31.

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