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Porter, Tom

Overview
Works: 60 works in 551 publications in 5 languages and 10,293 library holdings
Genres: Terminology  Architectural drawings  Dictionaries  Handbooks and manuals  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: NC1000, 741.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tom Porter
Selling architectural ideas by Tom Porter( )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selling Architectural Ideas explores the promotional role of architectural graphics and drawings at the point of communication, i.e. at their point of sale
Archispeak : an illustrated guide to architectural terms by Tom Porter( )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Porter aims to demystify 'archispeak', the specialised jargon employed by architects in their work. This volume offers definition and elucidation of over 300 terms
Manual of graphic techniques 1 : for architects, graphic designers, & artists by Tom Porter( Book )

76 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manual of Graphic Techniques 1 is the first comprehensive guide to the use of graphic presentation tools & techniques for both the beginner & the professional. Hundreds of drawings & photos, including 12 colour plates, provide step-by-step instruction for more than 120 techniques
Manual of graphic techniques 2 : for architects, graphic designers & artists by Tom Porter( Book )

22 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Alsop : the noise by Tom Porter( )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether the world approves of these designs or not does not devalue the artistic process which produces such rich, varied. challenging and extraordinary outcomes. Tom Porter traces and reveals the inclusive and more private phases of this unusual procedure, and in doing so uncovers a treasure trove of ideas for transforming the process of architectural design. Whether a working architect or a student embarking on the first steps towards creating your own design process, this book offers an insight and example into how engaging with the public, before painting into architecture, can offer the most stimulating and inspirational solutions. --Book Jacket
Color for architecture by Tom Porter( Book )

27 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How architects visualize by Tom Porter( Book )

13 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manual of graphic techniques 4 : for architects, graphic designers & artists by Tom Porter( Book )

27 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to rendering plans: interiors, elevations, site selections and sectional perspectives
Architectural color : a design guide to using color on buildings by Tom Porter( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The architect's eye : visualization and depiction of space in architecture by Tom Porter( Book )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Porter explores the way we see and the way we draw architectural ideas. He looks at the new ways of depicting the shapes and colours of architectural constructions using modern computer aided design software and "virtual reality models."
Design drawing techniques : for architects, graphic designers & artists by Tom Porter( Book )

33 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An invaluable tool for the architect, artist and graphic designer, `Design Drawing Techniques' shows how each element of an orthographic or perspective drawing can be produced in a variety of ways. Enriched with details culled from the work of successful and well known architects, this book provides a much needed alternative to existing texts
Architectural drawing masterclass : graphic techniques of the world's leading architects by Tom Porter( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorial: Reinhard Quade Waterloo Fire Dept
Manual of graphic techniques 3 : for architects, graphic designers, & artists by Tom Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designer primer : for architects, graphic designers, & artists by Tom Porter( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Japanese and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fully illustrated manual of objective drawing and design drafting skills has been designed specifically for students of architecture and the arts. The novice is introduced to drawing mediums and their rendering potentials, along with a variety of useful methods for achieving drawing accuracy
Handbuch der graphischen Techniken für Architekten und Designer by Tom Porter( Book )

23 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in German and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graphik, Zeichnen, Perspektive, Parallelprojektion, reprographische Technik, Farbe
Architectural drawing by Tom Porter( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architectural supermodels : physical design simulation by Tom Porter( Book )

11 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colour for architecture today by Tom Porter( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction -- 1. Why and how we see colour -- 2. Colour mapping : colour at the city scale -- 3. The NCS (natural color system) and research applications -- 4. Architects and colour at the building scale -- 5. Colour psychology and colour aesthetics -- 6. Into the light
Colour outside by Tom Porter( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Airbrush illustration for architecture by George Dombek( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The airbrush, considered a technically daunting instrument, renders mass, volume, light, colour and surface more accurately and elegantly than the customary presentation tools of architects. This title dispels common misconceptions and gives instructionsfor mastering the technique
 
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Selling architectural ideas
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Archispeak : an illustrated guide to architectural termsManual of graphic techniques 1 : for architects, graphic designers, & artistsWill Alsop : the noiseManual of graphic techniques 4 : for architects, graphic designers & artistsThe architect's eye : visualization and depiction of space in architectureDesign drawing techniques : for architects, graphic designers & artistsArchitectural drawing masterclass : graphic techniques of the world's leading architectsManual of graphic techniques 3 : for architects, graphic designers, & artists
Alternative Names
Porter, Thomas 1938-

Porter, Thomas Edward

Porter, Thomas Edward 1938-

Tom Porter Narozen 21.3.1938. Umělec, učitel grafiky a designu, spoluautor několika publikací o architektuře.

포터, 토머스 에드워드 1938-

포터, 톰 1938-

ポーター, トム

ポーター, トム 1938-

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