In the second of a sequence of courses on drawing and representation, students focus on the capacities of drawings beyond the scale of an individual building. The course begins with a review of the fundamental conventions of the plan, axonometric, and oblique drawing types – particularly at the urban scale. Next, students continue to develop methods though the introduction of techniques for processing and representing spatial data. Finally, students consider the challenge of communicating aspects of lived experiences, infrastructural dynamics, and ‘local knowledge’ of the built environment through drawings.
This course focuses on Toronto as a site of investigation. Each student is assigned a 2km square of Toronto to study for the duration of the course.