Architecture is defined as the process and product of planning, designing and constructing. Towers, tubes and open spaces. Concrete, glass, natural materials, light and shade. A series of lines and forms that shape our environments, that we interact with on a daily basis.
Ink drops, pencil marks. Plans, sketches, concepts and considerations are noted and developed. Projects fly off the page: homes, hospitals, schools and tower blocks rise from the flat plain of the notebook, breaking through the sheets and swinging open the cover. Skyscrapers and staircases erupt out of the little black rectangle. The walls, windows and elevator shafts that started with paper find their purpose in the great outdoors.
[Left - Right: Atelye70 | Gamfratesi | Roberto Crea | from the Detour
What makes award-winning architecture? Projects that engage with their environment and their inhabitants in innovative and sustainable ways are being celebrated by the world's largest architecture website Architizer at the A+ Awards. The Moleskine notebook is joining in with the festivities, acting as a tool for recording and developing projects, ensuring the best ideas don't get lost.
[Left - right: Bolles+Wilson | Cino Zucchi | Zaha Hadid | from the Inspiration and Process in Architecture series]
To see inside the notebooks of leading architects discover the Inspiration and Process in Architecture series on the Moleskine Store.