Cliff Retreat Section Spread

Cliff Retreat Section Spread

For the past few weeks, I have been producing section illustrations of my cliff retreat design. As is often the case, the final result took a complete detour from what I originally set out to produce. I began the spreads rendering out two large detail perspectives...
Cliff Retreat Moments: Part 2: Material ID and Masks

Cliff Retreat Moments: Part 2: Material ID and Masks

In part one, I discussed some quick study vignettes of the cliff retreat design. For part two, I want to go into more depth about how I used a Material ID render channel to speed up my material selections and generate these illustrations in a relatively short amount...
Cliff Retreat Moments: Part 1

Cliff Retreat Moments: Part 1

The cliff retreat has been a fun project to design and I find myself constantly jumping back and forth between the macro and micro scales of the design. For the micro scale, the lack of detail in the model can make it difficult to visualize some of the design ideas....
The Big Picture: Beginners Guide

The Big Picture: Beginners Guide

I have a lot of content on this site and when I redesigned it in 2014, I made an attempt to organize the info so that everything was easy to find. However, I understand that people just starting out may still find this site difficult to navigate and not know where to...
Floor Plan Study

Floor Plan Study

This week, I have begun piecing together the floor plans of the Train Pavilion Project. When it comes to visualizing floor plans, I have always leaned towards a simple representation. Maybe it is because I have spent so many years working in offices where the...