Today’s guest hails to us from England. Mr. Edward Hutchison
’s new book is Drawing for Landscape Architecture: Sketch to Screen to Site
(Thames & Hudson, 2019). Can you draw? The answer is yes and we must. As designers, understanding the landscape beings with the basics. Like learning your musical scales, so is drawing to design. It’s the fundamental skill to understand a place’s the culture, space, color, and discovering the genius loci. Mr. Hutchison’s latest book is “how to do it.” He explains his process for understanding how taking the time to understand the site influences his designs and the benefits of it.
Edward Hutchison is principal of his own successful landscape design practice in London. He was previously an associate of Foster + Partners. His drawings have been included in major exhibitions.