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A move into drawing

Banou, Sophia

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This article presents part of the process leading to the large-scale three-dimensional drawing entitled Weaving Lines/Looming Narratives (2013), through a series of three images. The project engaged with questions of presence and representation in the drawing of architectural and urban spaces, considering the city as a kinetic rather than static condition. On this basis, the process described revisits architectural drawing conventions in terms of their linear notational code and their lines of inclusion, to propose the introduction of the temporal and the ephemeral into architectural representation. Drawing from the cinematic discourses of Gilles Deleuze and Henri Begrson, the varied media that the images represent demonstrate the possibility of a composite drawing where the exchanges between time and space, vision and materiality can be made visible in a continuous field of architectural representation.


Banou, S. (2019). A move into drawing. Architecture and Culture, 7(2), 171-175.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Jun 15, 2019
Online Publication Date Jan 8, 2020
Publication Date Dec 31, 2019
Deposit Date Aug 22, 2019
Publicly Available Date Jul 1, 2021
Journal Architecture and Culture
Print ISSN 2050-7828
Electronic ISSN 2050-7836
Publisher Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 7
Issue 2
Pages 171-175
Series ISSN 2050-7828
Keywords architectural drawing; drawing conventions; urban representation; drawing movement; temporality; notation
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