“The Art of Architecture and Design”

Architecture has often in the past been considered to be the mother of all the arts in that it traditionally combined and included painting, sculpture, the decorative arts, and even metal working and glassmaking. In the creation of the design, architects employed the arts of drawing, model making and geometry. Although the practice and form of architecture has been transformed many times since the beginning of the art form thousands of years ago, much remains the same. Architects still use drawings and models to contemplate a structure before it is complete and still seek to create a sculptural expression that blends the sense of volume, color, texture and even sound into the final work of art. More