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Collection of Sketches, Part 1

19 Sep 2018
Image Credit: Various
Architectural Credit: Various

The following collection of sketches were submitted by various OAA members as part of our summer 2018 blOAAg series, Summer Sketches: Capturing the Essence of Architectural Ideas.

George Foussias, Architect, OAA
Senior Associate & Design Director at Quadrangle Architects

Sketches for The Flight Centre Travel Group, Toronto, ON, 2017.
Intended as a public window to the Flight Centre’s expanded brand offering, the Travel Centre will house not only a new kind of retail store, but will also become the workplace for Flight Centre's customer-facing staff along with a bespoke event space and intimate library. This experiential retail space will redefine how we make travel choices, allowing individuals to interact with the brand in new and meaningful ways.

Sketches of the Samsung Experience Store at CF Eaton Centre, Toronto, ON, 2017.
The Samsung Experience Store represents its sixth, largest and most immersive Samsung Experience Store in Canada to date, and ushers in a new era of retail excellence for Samsung's Canadian operations. The two-storey, 21,000 sf store features a fluid, contemporary design created to enhance the retail experience and delight visitors’ through innovative, hands-on participation.

Ken Brooks, Architect, OAA
Senior Associate & Design Director at Quadrangle Architects

Concept Sketch for Gallery Square, Downtown Markham, Completion: 2024
The latest three ambitious, upscale residential towers in the emerging Downtown Markham community, Gallery Square will have its focal point built around a central public courtyard, with a grand three-storey staircase and seating along an outdoor promenade edged with two levels of active retail uses.


Jean-François Julien

Sketches for a competition in France, by Jean-François Julien.

Sketches for a competition in France, by Jean-François Julien.

Sketches for a competition in France, by Jean-François Julien.

Reza Aliabadi, Architect OAA, MRAIC
Founding Partner at Atelier RZLBD

Sketches for the Charcoal House, Reza Aliabadi, Atelier RZLBD. 

Detail of the sketch board for Charcoal House, showing the iterative exploratory design process through the concept diagrams, by Reza Aliabadi, Atelier RZLBD.

Adam Mackenzie Smith, Architect, OAA
Julian Smith and Associates Architects

Sketches for Tisarana Buddhist Monastery, New Meditation Hall, showing sections and view from the East, by Adam Mackenzie Smith, Julian Smith and Associates Architects.


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