Architectural Drawing

Art in Architectural Design by Jim Coyle

Before contractors build our designs, we must first present them to our clients for their approval. The methods architects use to do this have changed over time, but our goal remains the same: to demonstrate to our clients the “Firmness, commodity, and delight” of our work. Originally identified as essential elements of all architecture by the Roman architect Vitruvius in the first century BCE, these three qualities are still vital to successful architectural design. However, we also want our owners to fall in love with their home. A design’s approval is often contingent on its presentation.

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Sydney Grove Featured in the Classicist Publication by Tim Barber

Sydney Grove, a talented TBL Design Associate is featured in the most recent edition of the Classicist publication, an annual peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the advancement of the core values of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art. Sydney’s ‘Gilpin Street Tudor’ residence is showcased on page 91, as the 2014 recipient of the Newman Award: Student category - Certificate of Merit.

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