My intention is to make a drawing as a way to link parts of the recon, mainly through scales. I completely agree with the concept of using drawing as a process rather than a representation. I hope this is not counter-productive though since I don’t have it figured out as an outcome yet, I’m building in 3D and then I will decide which way to two dimensionalise and make a drawing.
A few tutorials ago Manolis gave the idea to draw in 2 to 1 not only 1 to 1, so I incorporated part of this in the drawing as a response to the architect constructing in paper in miniature.
Reading the unit brief again, my favourite part is “The expectation is not that you make a buildable world. Rather, the thing you build will be your identity.” I chose Prouve because of the construction drawings and the clarity within this linear way of working making me question whether I can insert something less predictable within. For this reason I am quite attached to the outcome of his process be it a house or chair. I think though that more than the product of houses and furniture, Prouve was designing an event; that of the assembly-reassembly-disassembly; much more than the event of inhabitation.
I want with the project to be aware of the scale of our inhabitation while constructing through the medium of drawing. I think here is where my interest in the photograph with workers drawing the plane comes in.
As I have a tendency to leave things unfinished I need to progress with this ‘drawing’ so that it can become useful for me.
Main question I need to answer: what am I constructing?
I like this drawing by Will Insley because to me it seems that the spaces he is drawing are actually within the thickness of the paper.