a sketching is innovatively, more creative and usually heuristic organization and/or. Search procedure, with under given objectives, boundary conditions and criteria a so far not yet well-known organization of objects, circumstances o. A. one manufactures.

In architecture is sketching incomplex process, with that most diverse boundary conditions (layer, property, room program, costs,…) to be considered must, in order to develop a building or buildings. The result ( the draft) becomes i.d.R. in designs and models, sometimes additionally in text form documents (more rarelyexclusive in text form), which are both means to communication and basis further planning.

Apart from the rather indistinct term of sketching the exact fixed expression design planning exists in Germany, in the context of the honorarium code for architects and engineers as performance phase 3 .

See also: Shapes, Designing


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