The winners have just been revealed for the 39th annual KRob Architectural Delineation competition, the longest running architectural drawing competition in the world. Six winners, three juror citations, and 21 finalists were selected this year.
The 2013 jury was comprised of Alex Hogrefe (founder of alexhogrefe.com), sci-fi and fantasy artist Stephan Martiniere, and Perry Kulper (architect and associate professor at University of Michigan). — bustler.net
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The annual KRob Architectural Delineation Competition is coming back for its 39th year. The competition was established in 1974 by the AIA Dallas Chapter and named after architect Ken Roberts who was recognized for his talent in ink perspective drawing. As the world's oldest architectural drawing competition currently in operation, KRob recognizes original works that best represent the artistic qualities of the medium in both hand-drawn and digital formats. — bustler.net
Click on the thumbnails below to see winning images from previous KRob competitions in recent years. You can also check out this article by Julien Meyrat, one of the KRob competition organizers at the AIA Dallas, for an insightful read on architectural drawing.
An architectural rendering is a premonition of sorts, an illustration of what a park or a bridge, an apartment building or an office tower, might look like, even before the first splash of concrete licks the ground. But its most important mission is not to show the girth of a building’s footprint or the shape of the windows; it is to gin up enthusiasm for a project, or to incite resistance.
So the real purpose of these drawings is not to predict the future. Their real goal is to control it. — nytimes.com
RSI-studio has won the category of Best Commissioned Architectural Image in the 2013 CGArchitect Architectural 3D Awards. The prize, which is part of the annual competition hosted by CGArchitect, recognized the best in 3D architectural images for 2012-2013. — bustler.net
If you find yourself in Chicago over the next few months, don't miss to check out New Views: The Rendered Image in Architecture, an exciting exhibition that CLOG just opened at the Art Institute of Chicago. CLOG was asked by the museum to curate an exhibition about the publication's fourth issue, CLOG : Rendering, which was published last August. — bustler.net
The 2012 KRob competition has announced six winners, three jury citations, and twenty finalists this week. Now in its 38th year, the annual Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition is the longest running architectural drawing competition anywhere in the world. — bustler.net
Architectural illustrations are “meant to be manipulative,” said Gordon Grice, a prominent Toronto-based illustrator. “We’re like lawyers; every case needs to have its best points brought forward.” — news.nationalpost.com
Who said architecture couldn't win you one of the world's most esteemed entertainment awards? This year's Emmy for "Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Graphic Design & Art Direction" went to dbox for its CGI and Branding work on the Discovery Channel's six part mini-series Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero. — bustler.net
Eleven winners and eighteen finalists were announced this week at KRob 2011, the international Ken Roberts Architectural Delineation, Drawing and Illustration Competition. The prestigious contest is the longest running architectural drawing competition currently in operation anywhere in the world, hosted annually by the AIA Dallas chapter [...]. — bustler.net
Together with fellow jurors, Julie VandenBerg Snow of Julie Snow Architects and Kevin Sloan of Kevin Sloan Studio, I had the great pleasure to also serve on this year's judging panel as part of the long-standing partnership between the KRob competition and Archinect & Bustler.
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