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The Best Architectural Drawings of 2018

The Best Architectural Drawings of 2018
The Best Architectural Drawings of 2018, © The Open Workshop
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With the mission of providing tools and inspiration to architects all around the world, ArchDaily’s curators are constantly searching for new projects, ideas and forms of expression. For the past three years, ArchDaily has showcased the best discoveries of each year, and in keeping with tradition, we would like to share the best architecture drawings published throughout 2018.

What is the role of contemporary drawing in architecture? We approach the definition of drawing as design itself. Drawings are used to explain principles, to deliver ideas, to construct new architecture, and to document creative processes.
Below you will see the selection of drawings arranged under six categories: Context, Architectural Drawings, Sketches & Hand-drawn, Digital Collages, Conceptual Drawings & Diagrams and Animated Gifs. Each chosen drawing strengthens the proposed construction or enhances the built work.

We also invite you to review collections from previous years here or other drawing-related posts selected by our editors in the following link.

Contextual Drawings

© dua studio
© dua studio
© Kai Liu
© Kai Liu
©  BROOKS + SCARPA
© BROOKS + SCARPA
© Marc Koehler Architects
© Marc Koehler Architects
© DC Alliance + Snøhetta
© DC Alliance + Snøhetta
© KVDK architecten
© KVDK architecten
© ALTUS Architecture + Design
© ALTUS Architecture + Design
© Aranguren&Gallegos Arquitectos
© Aranguren&Gallegos Arquitectos
© 1406 STUDIO
© 1406 STUDIO
© MICA
© MICA
© Woods Bagot
© Woods Bagot
©  Duoxiangjie Architectural Design
© Duoxiangjie Architectural Design
© Sozonych
© Sozonych
© NADAAA + Cooper Union
© NADAAA + Cooper Union
© LLAMA urban design
© LLAMA urban design
© JHW IROJE architects&planners
© JHW IROJE architects&planners
©  MAIN OFFICE
© MAIN OFFICE

Architectural Drawings

© Studio SA_e
© Studio SA_e
© Atelier GOM
© Atelier GOM
© Harsh Vardhan Jain Architects
© Harsh Vardhan Jain Architects
© Marià Castelló Martínez
© Marià Castelló Martínez
© Ryuichi Ashizawa Architects & associates
© Ryuichi Ashizawa Architects & associates
© KRIS YAO | ARTECH
© KRIS YAO | ARTECH
© DL+A De Lapuerta Campo arquitectos asociados
© DL+A De Lapuerta Campo arquitectos asociados
© Olson Kundig
© Olson Kundig
© Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects
© Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects
© dérive LAB
© dérive LAB
©  Mix Architecture
© Mix Architecture
© Stu/D/O Architects
© Stu/D/O Architects
© 7A Architectrue Studio
© 7A Architectrue Studio
© LUO studio
© LUO studio
© Atelier Li Xinggang
© Atelier Li Xinggang

Sketches & Hand-Drawn

© RO&AD Architecten
© RO&AD Architecten
© Donald Insall Associates
© Donald Insall Associates
© Mecanoo
© Mecanoo
© MINOR lab
© MINOR lab
© a2o-architecten
© a2o-architecten
© Jolson Architecture and Interiors - 25
© Jolson Architecture and Interiors - 25
© Rob Paulus Architects
© Rob Paulus Architects
© Thier+Curran Architects
© Thier+Curran Architects
© ZHA
© ZHA
© TEC Taller EC
© TEC Taller EC
© Bambutec Design
© Bambutec Design
© Lacime Architects
© Lacime Architects
© Foster + Partners
© Foster + Partners
© Biuro Projektow Lewicki Łatak
© Biuro Projektow Lewicki Łatak
© MMGS ARCHITECTS
© MMGS ARCHITECTS
© fjmt
© fjmt
© Flores & Prats
© Flores & Prats
© ra15 a.s.
© ra15 a.s.
© Dok architects
© Dok architects
© Atelier TAO+C
© Atelier TAO+C
©  YKH Associates
© YKH Associates
© Idea Latitude Public Art Institute
© Idea Latitude Public Art Institute
© Estudio Lamela & Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
© Estudio Lamela & Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
© Taller de Arquitectura Miguel Montor
© Taller de Arquitectura Miguel Montor
© Cubo Arkitekter
© Cubo Arkitekter
© Álvaro Siza + Carlos Castanheira
© Álvaro Siza + Carlos Castanheira
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© Atelier Shantanu Autade
© Atelier Shantanu Autade
©  Felipe Assadi Arquitectos
© Felipe Assadi Arquitectos
© Aedas
© Aedas
©  Correia/Ragazzi Arquitectos
© Correia/Ragazzi Arquitectos
© dEEP Architects
© dEEP Architects

Collages

© AD ARCHITECTURE
© AD ARCHITECTURE
© Natura Futura Arquitectura
© Natura Futura Arquitectura
© B336 Design Group
© B336 Design Group
© NISHIZAWAARCHITECTS
© NISHIZAWAARCHITECTS
© WARP architects
© WARP architects
© The Cornerz + Kode Architects
© The Cornerz + Kode Architects
© dérive LAB
© dérive LAB
© Chen + Suchart Studio
© Chen + Suchart Studio
© J.C. Architecture
© J.C. Architecture
© ES-arch
© ES-arch
© MINOR lab
© MINOR lab
© Julius Taminiau Architects
© Julius Taminiau Architects
© Danae Santibáñez
© Danae Santibáñez
© Renesa Architecture Design Interiors Studio
© Renesa Architecture Design Interiors Studio
© B336 Design Group
© B336 Design Group
© Max Núñez
© Max Núñez
© Urban Agency
© Urban Agency
© GAAGA
© GAAGA

Conceptual Drawings & Diagrams

© Hangzhou SSDesign
© Hangzhou SSDesign
© Arquitetura Nacional
© Arquitetura Nacional
© Marc Koehler Architects
© Marc Koehler Architects
© One Take Architects
© One Take Architects
© Fran López + Bea Riber
© Fran López + Bea Riber
© Pezo von Ellrichshausen
© Pezo von Ellrichshausen
© Max Núñez
© Max Núñez
© Francisco Pardo Arquitecto
© Francisco Pardo Arquitecto
© MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY
© MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY
© One Take Architects
© One Take Architects
© NISHIZAWAARCHITECTS
© NISHIZAWAARCHITECTS
©  Studio Paul Kaloustian
© Studio Paul Kaloustian
© KRIS YAO | ARTECH
© KRIS YAO | ARTECH
© B.L.U.E. Architecture Studio
© B.L.U.E. Architecture Studio
©  Snohetta + Strelka KB + Strelka Architects
© Snohetta + Strelka KB + Strelka Architects
© Bean Buro
© Bean Buro
© elii
© elii
© Dongjin Kim (Hongik University) + L'eau design
© Dongjin Kim (Hongik University) + L'eau design
© Valerio Olgiati
© Valerio Olgiati
© Gozar Architectural Design Studio - Rashed Azizi, Mohammad Kazerani
© Gozar Architectural Design Studio - Rashed Azizi, Mohammad Kazerani
© Firki Studio
© Firki Studio
© WORKac + Nicolas Buffe + Clavel Arquitectos + K/R and J. MAYER. H.
© WORKac + Nicolas Buffe + Clavel Arquitectos + K/R and J. MAYER. H.
© Atelier JQTS
© Atelier JQTS
© UA GROUP
© UA GROUP
© NUA Arquitectures
© NUA Arquitectures
© ARACHI / ENORME Studio
© ARACHI / ENORME Studio
© Label architecture
© Label architecture
© Wutopia Lab
© Wutopia Lab
© PROJECT
© PROJECT
© a2arhitektura
© a2arhitektura
© Andrew Berman Architect
© Andrew Berman Architect
© Mix Architecture
© Mix Architecture
© Aleph Zero
© Aleph Zero
© Reed Watts Architects
© Reed Watts Architects
© M9 Design Studio
© M9 Design Studio
© padilla nicás
© padilla nicás
© Aleph Zero
© Aleph Zero
© BC architects
© BC architects
© AAU ANASTAS
© AAU ANASTAS
© Atelier Archmixing
© Atelier Archmixing
© The Open Workshop
© The Open Workshop
 © Truong An Architecture
© Truong An Architecture
© Kuklica x Smerek Architekti + Juraj Hubinský
© Kuklica x Smerek Architekti + Juraj Hubinský
© Bornstein Lyckefors Architects
© Bornstein Lyckefors Architects
©  Capítulo Dos
© Capítulo Dos
© Gijs Van Vaerenbergh
© Gijs Van Vaerenbergh
© I STIFFEN THEE
© I STIFFEN THEE
© MONOARCHI
© MONOARCHI
© raumlabor berlin
© raumlabor berlin
© SEAlab
© SEAlab
© Manuel Collado Arpia
© Manuel Collado Arpia
© Gensler
© Gensler
© OFFICE COASTLINE
© OFFICE COASTLINE
© Pezo von Ellrichshausen
© Pezo von Ellrichshausen

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Cite: Fernanda Castro. "The Best Architectural Drawings of 2018" 06 Jan 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/908188/the-best-drawings-of-2018/> ISSN 0719-8884
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