Buildings 2013, 3(2), 357-379; doi:10.3390/buildings3020357
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The Undisciplined Drawing

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Received: 2 March 2013; in revised form: 10 April 2013 / Accepted: 12 April 2013 / Published: 15 May 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Representation in Architecture)
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Abstract: If, as I have argued elsewhere, architecture and archaeology share homological correspondences of common origin thus enabling analogical relationships of creative juxtaposition, then it becomes possible to characterise those correspondences through their representational drawing practices as they are embodied in the products of those practices and in the instruments which make those products. This characterisation is the subject of this paper, first by examining architecture and archaeology as disciplined suites of practices nurtured and developed within the constraints of their parent profession, and then through the examination of particular drawing techniques and instruments—techniques and instruments either common to each discipline or abandoned by them. These commonalities and abandonments reveal their undisciplinary nature. This loosening of disciplinary constraint is further examined through the analysis of “undisciplined drawing” case studies.
Keywords: architecture; archaeology; drawing; undisciplined; interdisciplinarity; reconstruction; design
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Zambelli, A. The Undisciplined Drawing. Buildings 2013, 3, 357-379.

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Zambelli A. The Undisciplined Drawing. Buildings. 2013; 3(2):357-379.

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Zambelli, Alessandro. 2013. "The Undisciplined Drawing." Buildings 3, no. 2: 357-379.

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