The Ken Roberts competition is the most senior architectural drawing competition currently in operation anywhere in the world. This years winners and finalists are worth looking at and the competion is something that should be on every visualization artists yearly todo list. The competition is open to all architecture students, professionals and architectural illustrators throughout the world. Prizes at both the student and professional level are awarded to works done by hand as well as by digital methods.
Winner, Professional-Geoff Parker, Architect
Best Firm Submissions-A spontaneous award given to Cooper Carry for the firm with the most memorable images.
Specially Invited Entries-Entries from Eugene Kohn and Antoine Predock, yes firm leaders can still draw!
This free exhibit will run from Sept.14th – Oct.7th and highlight a range of architectural models, physical and digital, from firms in the greater Seattle area. Each model will exemplify how professionals at the forefront of architecture and design are considering how ecological systems can connect to technological advances in order to produce our future built environment.
Step into the architecture model
Discover models from above, from below, from within and from a distance, from the budding idea, through failed and successful experiments and leading to the final solution.As a visitor you will be even a part of an architecture model. The entire exhibition space is designed as a model in the ratio 2:1.A real working model, where the architect’s hand-drawn lines and notes are evident on walls and floors.
“It takes a special work to step into a model. You have to lift the model up and put your eye right up to a window, so as to be able to enter the room there. When we look at the model, so we tread as Alice in Wonderland deep, deep into the model., we look at the light falling., we are looking at the dimensions of surfaces and distances between walls. It is only in the model that we can really find some opportunities that did not exist before we began. “
Karsten Gori, architect MAA, Leth & Gori.
Behind the exhibited models are architectural firms:
ADEPT, AREA, BIG, Cebra, Christensen & Co.. Architects, COBE, Dorte Mandrup Architects, POWER, Electrotexture, Elkiær + Ebbe Forest, Henning Larsen Architects, LETH & GORI, MLRP, NORD Architects, Schmidt Hammer Lassen, SLETH, Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects, WE architecture and CITA (Centre for IT and Architecture / School of Architecture in Copenhagen).
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