41. Nothing is built on stone, everything on sand, but our duty is to build as if sand were stone . . .
— Jorge Luis Borges, “Fragments from an Apocryphal Gospel.”
Never has the practice of architecture been less dependent on the traditional means of drawing architecture than today. Compared with software that fully integrates all aspects of construction into a single digital model, drawings that were once used to convey information to builders are no doubt less expeditious. However . . .
*Images by and courtesy First Office (Andrew Atwood & Anna Neimark).