The architecture of César Manrique in sketches

The architecture of César Manrique has a labyrinthine character intentionally sought by the artist, who manages to keep the spatial surprise of the work throughout his visit. This fragmented character of the works also translates into the difficulty of capturing them photographically in order to transmit a global understanding of their spaces.

To facilitate the analysis of the works by visitors and specialists, the book César Manrique, Territorial Acupuncture in Lanzarote employs drawing as a widely used element to help understand and analyze complexity in the practice of architecture. For this reason, the book includes numerous freehand schematic drawings to accompany the text.

A selection of these drawings is presented below:

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