The following are suggested readings for the course, organized by use in technique and in discourse. Resources marked with an asterisk (*) are highly recommended.

In Technique

Buy at Amazon Desargue, Girard. L'œuvre mathématique de G. Desargues (The Geometrical Work of Girard Desargues). Edited by René Taton. Presses universitaires, 1951.

Buy at Amazon Ching, Francis D. K., and Steven P. Juroszek. Design Drawing. 2nd ed. Wiley, 2010. ISBN: 9780470533697.

Buy at Amazon Cohen, Preston Scott. Contested Symmetries and Other Predicaments in Architecture. Princeton Architectural Press, 2001. ISBN: 9781568982502. [Preview with Google Books]

Buy at Amazon *Pottmann, Hemut, Andreas Asperl, et al. Architectural Geometry. Bentley Institute Press, 2007. ISBN: 9781934493045.

In Discourse

Clifford, Brandon. "In Defense of the Curve: Provoked by Reason."

Buy at Amazon Evans, Robin. "Translations from Drawing to Building." In Translations from Drawing to Building and Other Essays. MIT Press, 1997, pp. 153–94. ISBN: 9780262550277.

Buy at MIT Press Buy at Amazon *———. The Projective Cast: Architecture and Its Three Geometries. MIT Press, 2000. ISBN: 9780262550383. [Preview with Google Books]

Buy at Amazon Leatherbarrow, David. "Architecture Is Its Own Discipline." Chapter 5 in The Discipline of Architecture. Edited by Andrzej Piotrowski and Julia Williams Robinson. University of Minnesota Press, 2000, pp. 83–102. ISBN: 9780816636655.

Buy at Amazon Lynn, Greg. "Animate Form." In Animate Form. 1st ed. Princeton Architectural Press, 1999, pp. 8–43. ISBN: 9781568980836.

Buy at Amazon Robbins, Edward. Why Architects Draw. MIT Press, 1997. ISBN: 9780262680981.

Buy at MIT Press Buy at Amazon Vesely, Dalibor. Architecture in the Age of Divided Representation: The Question of Creativity in the Shadow of Production. MIT Press, 2004. ISBN: 9780262220675.