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Sketch > Analytical sketches - Pg. 18

Analytical sketches Analysis of an idea requires a way of thinking that separates, simplifies and clarifies. An analytical sketch usually follows the same working principles, and as such is a device that can help explain complex aspects of architecture. Analytical drawings can be used to isolate specific aspects of an architectural idea, and describe them as a series of parts or components. So, for example, analytical drawings could be used technically to describe the structural system of a building, or equally take an environmental approach and describe how sunlight moves through a space, or they may even describe a building's construction or assembly system. When designing building systems, architects will use analytical sketches to work through their ideas and develop particular responses that will shape their overall design approach. The analysis of an idea needs to be logical and easy to