Diploma Unit Two. Architectural Association School of Architecture

Tools for Architecture is a research unit based at the Architectural Association in London formed by a team of MArch AA Diploma students and lead by Space Popular directors Lara Lesmes and Fredrik Hellberg.

Technical Image is Outdated

Technical Image have become more and more like an artwork to express more than the black and white drawing which it was found upon. However, the more artistic a technical image becomes the more it is open to interpretation, hence it is now out of date. We need to look for a new ‘myth’!

In architecture, the drawing (technical image) of an opening to a specific living room can be interpreted in many ways. For example below, the two drawings create a very different atmosphere and understanding of an opening.