Start line, end space: drawing forth dimensional space

Pedisic, K 2016, Start line, end space: drawing forth dimensional space, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Architecture and Design, RMIT University.


Document type: Thesis
Collection: Theses

Title Start line, end space: drawing forth dimensional space
Author(s) Pedisic, K
Year 2016
Abstract The work of this PhD explores critical drawing practices in architecture relating to the mediation and perception of space and time as embodied and visible registers in the drawing. It proposes that conventional architectural drawings contend with space in an instrumental way, and in their static nature, similarly dismiss the temporal as distinctive subject matter. This PhD addresses these concerns as valid subjects for an expanded practice of architectural drawing. A suite of seven projects forms the research. They are: Carroll/Green; Scott/Castle; Inventory; Light Register; the minutes, the hours (George Street addition); Postal Service and Fivefold (Rankins Road addition). Through investigating the major operative of drawing ­­­– the line – these works suggest possibilities for drawing forth an imaginal and dimensional space in and through drawing. The projects collectively position drawing as a crucial instrument for spatial thinking and, through this active relationship with drawing, enrich models of practice.
Degree Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Institution RMIT University
School, Department or Centre Architecture and Design
Subjects Architectural History and Theory
Art Theory
Architectural Design
Keyword(s) temporal drawing
fourth-dimension in architectural drawing
experimental architectural drawing
expanded drawing practice
conceptual architectural drawing
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