Expanding the Line: Architectural Delineation
April 17th 5-7:30pm Reception
Join us for refreshments and a short presentation at 6pm
Washtenaw Community College Student Center Building
This exhibition chronicles architectural drawing techniques from the 1920's through the present day with illustrations of local buildings. Methods include drawing on vellum, mylar, and blueprint as well as sepia and blackline reproduction techniques. Technologies include a pin register drafting system, Computer-Aided Drafting, laser scanning, and Building Information Modeling (BIM).
Exhibits will include Hill Auditorium and General Motors Headquarters by Albert Kahn Associates, the Jean Paul Slusser home by George B. Brigham, the Dale Fosdick residence by David W. Osler, and the E. W. Reynolds home by Robert C. Metcalf.
The exhibit opens April 14th and will run through May 30th.
Gallery One is located on the first floor of WCC’s Student Center building. Its hours are Monday and Tuesday from 10:00am to 6:00pm, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00am to 8:00pm, and Friday from 10:00am to noon.
Special thanks for their support and contributions to the exhibit are given to the following:
Nancy Bartlett, Archivist, Bentley Historical Library, the staff at the Bentley Historical Library including Nancy Deromedi and Malgosia Myc.
ARC Michigan: Printing and mounting of the Bentley Historical Library collection scans
Albert Kahn Associates: Hill Auditorium and Packard Plant Drawings
Hobbs+Black Architects: Sloan Plaza Drawings
Quinn Evans Architects: Laser Scan Drawings
Celeste Novak: Drafting board, Tools, Books
Daniels& Zermack: Drafting tools
Jan Culbertson, AIA: Metcalf drawing set reproduction
IMAGINiT Technologies: BIM information