30 Minute Study Model – Here's How

The digital tools of architecture practice are always changing, but most architects will tell you that analog tools – sketching and model making – are an unchanged part of their design process. I find making things by hand – the craft of it – forces me to slow down, to think and to explore. It’s often a failed experiment that pushes the work in a new, unexpected direction.
In this video, watch as I turn a conceptual sketch into a working study model which I’ll use as a presentation and design tool for an upcoming client meeting.

**See all the tools + materials I use here:

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▬▬▬▬▬ Resources ▬▬▬▬▬
➕ Digital drawing templates: https://thirtybyforty.com/digital-drawing-templates
➕ Specification + Schedule templates: https://thirtybyforty.com/spec
➕ Architect’s Toolkit: https://thirtybyforty.com/toolkit
➕ Architect + Entrepreneur Course: https://thirtybyforty.com/a-e-course
➕ Notion template (free): https://thirtybyforty.com/notion

▬▬▬▬▬ Timestamps ▬▬▬▬▬
00:00 Intro
00:58 The Concept Sketch
01:50 Model Base
02:44 Modeling Materials
03:42 My First Year Cutting Accident
06:45 Cutting Mat Trick
08:12 Modeling Trick
10:45 Spatial Blocks
13:00 Modeling Glass
13:35 Modeling Doors
15:22 “Sketch” Decks
16:48 Framing Hack
18:06 Model Trees + Vegetation
20:06 Modeling a Water Feature
21:03 Final Assembly
23:09 Finished Architectural Study Model
23:55 Tools + materials for this build on http://thirtybyforty.com

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