In conversation with the authors of Architecture Drawing Book: RIBA Collections

Discover a treasure trove of architectural drawings from the 16th century to 3D renderings of the present day, exploring how and why drawings are created. This talk features selected drawings from RIBA’s extensive drawings collection and includes a Q&A session with the authors. RIBA Learning host this online talk with the authors of the recently published, Architecture Drawing Book: RIBA Collections.

This is a recording of an online event held on 6 February 2023.

This talk explores works by Augustus Charles Pugin, Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, Thomas Edward Collcutt, CSK Architects, Alonso C Webb, Balkrishna Doshi (RIBA Royal Gold Medalist), John Smythson, and Charles Robert Cockerell. It also features discussions on the works of Palladio and Sir Christopher Wren while looking deeper into famous landmarks like Battersea Power Station.

Susan Pugh, RIBA Curator
Fiona Orsini, RIBA Curator, Drawing & Archives
Charles Hind, RIBA Chief Curator of Drawings & Archives

About the book
The Architecture Drawing Book includes 200 full-colour reproductions, from back-of-envelope concept sketches to painstaking pen-and-ink perspectives, exploded axonometrics and born-digital drawings.

The Architecture Drawing Book: RIBA Collections is now available to purchase from RIBA Books:



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