April 5, 2016
Last year the College Environmental Design Archives at UC Berkeley posted a wonderful exhibit that focused on the people that can often be found in architectural drawings. Such figures are included for the purpose of conveying the scale and functionality of a proposed design. Typically theses figures, sometimes called entourage or “scalies”, are simply shapes or outline forms, but from time to time they take on personalities of their own. Portions of that exhibit can still be found on the CEDA blog:
Sometimes such characters find their way into our office – here are a few.