The creation of a successful portfolio is a vital skill needed by architectural students and professionals alike. In a highly competitive global market the accomplished representation of the architects work must be able to turn opportunities into triumphs.
This book offers a fresh step-by-step approach to achieving a reflective, attractive and successful representation of ones work. Structured infour stages it takes the reader through each step needed in the creation of a successful portfolio, from understanding yourself and your market, to planning, designing and producing it.
Illustrated throughout in full color, the book includes case study portfolios from the USA, UK, Europe and Asia which demonstratethe steps in the process for both practitioners and students, from sketch trials to full-colour stage lay-outs. These contributions come from architects all over the world, providing terrific insight into current practices and inspiration and ideas.
This isessential reading for anyone putting together an architectural portfolio.