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Architects' Sketchbook III: Rafael Viñoly

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Large scale pencil, pen, charcoal and watercolour drawings, including a charcoal rendering of the Stanford University Medical Center, California are the latest extracts from a new book that documents the creative process of designers

‘I use pencil, thick pens, charcoal and watercolour, and I like to work large-scale because I think it teaches you to control proportion, and makes you think about dimensions and form so much more. Small sketches are exercises in self-indulgence.’

‘Most of my buildings look like the original sketch. This is because they are born of a clear concept, an idea that has come from thinking and listening to what my mind, memories and sketch pad are telling me.’

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 to simon.hogg@emap.com by March 31.

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