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Trevor Flynn

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  • Stockton bridge

    Courses spotlight: Drawing on experienceSubscription

    3 September 2009Comments (7)

    Over the last year several large engineering offices have trained their staff to improve their drawing skills, both as a way to cultivate “conversational sketching” and as a way for engineers to bear down on details of the design process.There are hundreds of freehand drawings made in engineering every day because the inherent flexibility of the sketch allows tolerance, revision, provisional solutions − in short, it is a form of visualization that is sympathetic to the way the mind wor