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The Art Glass Wall
The "Art Glass Wall" was conceived by architects Gensler and Associates and consists of 56 panels of carved glass held in place by polished steel brackets; each row of panels…
Santiago Calatrava's Sundial Bridge: Angle of Inspiration
San Francisco has its Golden Gate and Florence has its Ponte Vecchio, and now Redding, California, has its Sundial, the first bridge designed in America by the world-renowned architect and…
Illustrating Architecture 1: Tools and Techniques of the Trade
Dick Shook is an architectural-illustrator who has offered building design, from commercial and residential-renovation to new construction, throughout his professional career. In this comprehensive how-to program, Dick demonstrates the fundamental…
Illustrating Architecture 2: Beginning Your Illustration
Dick Shook is an architectural-illustrator who has offered building design, from commercial and residential-renovation to new construction, throughout his professional career. In this comprehensive how-to program, Dick demonstrates the fundamental…
Illustrating Architecture 3: Completing Your Illustration
Dick Shook is an architectural-illustrator who has offered building design, from commercial and residential-renovation to new construction, throughout his professional career. In this comprehensive how-to program, Dick demonstrates the fundamental…

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The Art Glass Wall
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San Francisco has its Golden Gate and Florence has its Ponte Vecchio, and now Redding, California, has its Sundial, the first bridge designed in America by the world-renowned architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava. Narrated by actress Jill Eikenberry ("LA Law"), this beautifully made program not only documents the process of…
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Illustrating Architecture 2: Beginning Your Illustration
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Dick Shook is an architectural-illustrator who has offered building design, from commercial and residential-renovation to new construction, throughout his professional career. In this comprehensive how-to program, Dick demonstrates the fundamental illustration techniques used by architect designers. In the second part of this how-to program, Dick introduces a perspective chart used…