The Drawing Book series makes available in iBook form a selection of architects’ sketchbooks, or drawing books, that are held in the Drawing Matter Collection. They reveal the variety of uses that a small, empty notebook can be put to by architects in their creative lives.
This publication presents two sketchbooks that Peter Märkli kept while he was working on La Congiunta (1992), a small gallery for the work of the sculptor and his mentor Hans Josephsohn in the village of Giornico, Switzerland. This isolated building is located in a beautiful valley, and the atmosphere of this mountainous rural setting as both a real and imaginary place is evident in the series of drawings and annotations that work through his early thinking on the form, proportions, planning and presence of the building.
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Märkli: La Congiunta © Drawing Matter, 2017