Opening on 21 February in the Sir John Soane Museum’s Foyle Space, this exhibition represents the culmination of the inaugural The Architecture Drawing Prize which launched in Summer 2017.
The prize celebrates drawing’s significance as a tool in capturing and communicating ideas, recognising the continuing importance of hand drawing, but also embracing the creative use of digitally produced renderings. The entries were evaluated on the basis of their technical skill, originality in approach, and ability to convey an architectural idea, whether for a conceptual or actual building project. This is in the spirit of many great architects of the past such as Palladio, Le Corbusier, Cedric Price and Sir John Soane, who all developed the device of drawing in different ways to advance the art of architecture.
The exhibition will showcase the winning entry as well as a selection of those shortlisted, announced at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin in November 2017. Momento Mori: a Peckham Hospice Care Home by Jerome Xin Hao Ng, was selected as the overall winning drawing, and was taken from the category ...read more