Functional and Formal Reasoning in Architectural Sketches

  title={Functional and Formal Reasoning in Architectural Sketches},
  author={Ellen Yi-Luen},
  • Ellen Yi-Luen
  • Published 2002
Architects use different symbols and configurations in their drawings to explore alternatives and to communicate with each other. They use sketches to perform functional and formal reasoning in their design process. For example, when thinking about spatial arrangements, they draw bubble diagrams; when thinking about natural lighting, they draw a sun symbol… CONTINUE READING