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Making Models

When it comes to the process of design, architects develop their plans in different ways. Despite the power of computers and visualisation, physical models still play a vital role in helping architects develop their ideas and communicate their thoughts to clients.

We’re delighted to share this short film from LFA Patrons Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, which explores the role that making models plays in their work. The film was produced by Edward Bishop  Tom Thistlethwaite and Anna Rank for FCBStudios.

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