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Architectural Modelmaking by Nick Dunn

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Structural models

As the name suggests, these models are primarily concerned with testing ideas for a project’s structure. These are very useful models from an educational point of view, as they enable both a student and a professor to gauge how well the student understands the complex process of construction. This type of model varies from basic models, that may simply indicate different loadbearing elements such as walls and frames, to considerably more detailed examples that investigate the structural systems of a design with a higher degree of architectural analysis. A particular advantage of these models when compared to drawings is that they allow the designer to understand how various components support each other and fit together in three ...

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