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Tchoban Foundation - Museum for Architectural Drawing exhibits sketchbooks of ten modern architects
Níall McLaughlin (*1962), Detail of a brain, Alzheimer’s Respite Centre, Dublin, c. 1999. Coloured felt pen on paper. Image Courtesy Drawing Matter, © The Architect.


BERLIN.- Opening Lines: Sketchbooks of Ten Modern Architects, an exhibition drawn from the Drawing Matter collection, with additional loans from selected architects, is dedicated to architectural sketchbooks in practice and on display.

The exhibition presents a variety of sketchbook and sketch practices by architects whose built work has been largely formed through drawing by hand on paper. In parallel, it explores the parameters of displaying sketchbooks, considering how an object intended to be held and leafed through can be presented within the requirements of a museum setting. The project therefore considers the content and materiality of sketchbooks both within an architect’s oeuvre, and in the context of institutional display.

The sketchbooks represented are the work of Hans Poelzig, Le Corbusier, Alberto Ponis, Adolfo Natalini/Superstudio, Álvaro Siza, Tony Fretton, Marie-José Van Hee, Peter Märkli, Níall McLaughlin and Riet Eeckhout. The sketchbook practices range from impromptu sketches in a pocket-sized format to the transformation of the sketchbook on the drawing board, and from the systematic sketching of details in numbered volumes to the complete replacement of the bound book by a simple folded sheet carried on site.

The exhibition features around 80 drawings and 140 sketchbooks, both bound and disbound, and employs film and audio interviews, virtual and analogue facsimiles to display each individual’s practice.

It is curated by Dr Tina di Carlo and Dr Olivia Horsfall Turner, with Niall Hobhouse.

The exhibition is accompanied by a series of online articles at www.drawingmatter.org and by monographic publications on the sketch practices of Alvaro Siza, Adolfo Natalini, Tony Fretton and Niall McLaughlin.

Dr Tina di Carlo is a curator and writer. Formerly a curator of architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art, New York and Director of Lectures and Exhibitions at Princeton University School of Architecture, she is now an editor at Drawing Matter.

Dr Olivia Horsfall Turner is an architectural historian and curator. Previously an Architectural Investigator at English Heritage and an Historian with the Survey of London, she is Senior Curator of Designs at the Victoria and Albert Museum and V&A Lead Curator for the V&A+RIBA Architecture Partnership.

Niall Hobhouse is a writer and curator interested in architectural subjects. He collects architectural drawings.






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