How I Use Color (An Architect’s Guide)



Learn how architects use color in their work along with all the color selection tools, tips and resources I use in my practice. This is an inside look at the thinking architects invest in the design of our built world; our architecture.
Topics addressed:
– Basic color theory
– Concept development
– Materials + Color
– Emotional responses
– Neutrals (and why they’re a good idea)
– My least favorite color (and why)
– Systems
– Light and how natural and artificial impacts color
– Tools and Resources

RESOURCES:
** Remodelista’s Book: http://amzn.to/2yXBLZY
** A Frame for Life by Ilse Crawford http://amzn.to/2xZg25z
** Thinking Architecture by Zumthor http://amzn.to/2y3Th0P
** In Praise of Shadows by Tanizaki http://amzn.to/2y2TMIm
**Yongnuo LED light panel http://amzn.to/2xkvIwu

https://youtu.be/kqCLL493-S4 (Colour in Architecture and Design – beyond Aesthetics)
Color in Sight: A documentary on the details of Color in Design https://youtu.be/IhmoFo3cGDQ

// GEAR I USE //

DRONE:
*Mavic Pro by DJI: http://amzn.to/2hW3dTA

DSLR CAMERA:
* Canon 80D: http://amzn.to/2fBWGMQ

LENSES:
* Canon 24mm f2.8 Lens: http://amzn.to/29l7ac5
* Canon 40mm f2.8 Lens: http://amzn.to/29x2QcI
* Canon 10 – 18mm f4.5 – 5.6 IS Lens: http://amzn.to/2vyErvS

AUDIO:
* Rode VideoMic Pro (hotshoe mtd.): http://amzn.to/29qlNM3
* ATR-2100 USB (dynamic mic): http://amzn.to/2dFDaKp

ARCHITECTURE GEAR:
* Prismacolor Markers: http://thirtybyforty.com/markers
* Timelapse Camera: http://thirtybyforty.com/brinno
* AutoCAD LT: http://amzn.to/2dxjMDH
* SketchUp PRO: http://amzn.to/2cRcojz
* HP T120 Plotter: http://amzn.to/2dBGf1O
* Adobe CC Photography (Photoshop/Lightroom) Plan: http://amzn.to/2dhq5ap

STARTUP TOOLKIT:
* Architect + Entrepreneur Startup Toolkit: http://thirtybyforty.com/SPL

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Please watch: “Inside My Sketchbook + An Architect’s Sketching Tools”

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