Models make it possible to visualize an idea in three dimensions. Designing with models and presenting ideas is an important step in the development of a consciousness of design. Themes:
Levels of abstraction and degrees of detail
Typical working tools and techniques
Materiality of models
Alexander Schilling is employed as an architect and is also an independent builder of architectural models. He has prepared competition and presentation models for various architectural firms and constructed large-scale models of well-known buildings. He also advises students and architects in the selection of materials and model-building methodology.