Creating Architectural Sections like Renzo Piano!

Sign up to Milanote for free with no time-limit:

This video shares my process on a section I had to create for the postgrad program I’m currently enrolled in. I hope you find this workflow interesting and if you’ve got any questions, drop them down in the comment section.

If you want to level up on your representation skills, check out our course about plans here:
The same technique used to create plans can be used to create any 2d drawing! Sections, elevations, and so on…

Here’s the elevation tutorial I mentioned at the end of this video:

Also, if you want to learn more about the postgrad I’m enrolled in, here’s the link for more info:
It’s a hybrid course taught in Portuguese and based in São Paulo, but is often lectured in Spanish and sometimes in English depending on the bimester curator.

A portion of this video was sponsored by Milanote.

0:00 Intro
0:28 Understanding Renzo Piano’s section style
2:38 1. Interior Glow
5:52 2. Human scale
6:36 3. Subtle Shadow
9:01 Final thoughts

● A platform to learn Architecture Representation and Visualization:

Upstairs – Home

● You can also follow us here:

● Let’s talk:
[email protected]



Save This Post

No account yet? Register