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Proceedings 2017, 1(9), 965; doi:10.3390/proceedings1090965

Drawing Image Language. Three Authors for IBA 84

Department of Architecture and Design, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino, Italy
Architect, 10100 Torino, Italy
Presented at the International and Interdisciplinary Conference IMMAGINI? Image and Imagination between Representation, Communication, Education and Psychology, Brixen, Italy, 27–28 November 2017.
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Published: 24 November 2017
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This paper focuses on the initial “spark” of the design process, in which Drawing, Image, Language intertwine and/or prevail over each other. The possible and ideal meeting point of these three concepts has been identified and recreated within the International Competition IBA 84; which represents a suitable model for comparing different strategies; personalities; and design methods. The designers, carrying out a series of rational and poetic researches in areas often apparently detached from architecture such as philosophy, art, music and literature, need a medium that gives shape to their concept. This medium can be recognized in the representation. Aim of the research is to highlight the relationships between project concept and representation techniques.
Keywords: inventive drawing; design drawing; project; representation; technique of representation; drawing; photo-montage; collage-montage; layering inventive drawing; design drawing; project; representation; technique of representation; drawing; photo-montage; collage-montage; layering
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Spallone, R.; Bertola, G. Drawing Image Language. Three Authors for IBA 84. Proceedings 2017, 1, 965.

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