WORKac used simple graphic diagrams to demonstrate the function of a mixed-use tower they designed in Shenzhen, China. These diagrams efficiently explain to the viewer how they intended to utilize the proposed space and how those areas would be divided.
Bjarke Ingels Group is well known for their idea-driven architecture which relies heavily on diagrams to easily present their concepts. Their beautiful graphics with clear narratives have helped them earn major international commissions like this one from a proposed museum built into the landscape.
Diagrams are often the best way to quickly demonstrate grand concepts. This series of diagrams from BB Architecture easily explains the proposed solar strategy. It is almost immediately understood as it changes throughout the seasons and justifies the positioning of their project on the site.
"Axonometric" diagrams can be used to represent how unique designs relate to a space. This custom interior furniture design by Produce Architects provided great functionality to this creative workspace design which was hard to visualize. However, using graphic design the firm was able to represent these concepts clearly.
The brazilian firm, Arquea, used this clean, axonometric section diagram to clearly show the separation of apartment spaces in their multi-unit residential building. The simple architectural diagram gives a viewer a simple understanding of the allocation of space.
This architectural diagram was used to convey a simple concept to the client: that the most-used interior spaces of the home should be positioned where they are able to capture the property's ideal views.