axonometric


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ax·o·no·met·ric

 (ăk′sə-nō-mĕt′rĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to an orthogonal projection in which distant features are drawn to the same scale as near ones, thus causing some distortion but allowing views of more than one side of the object.

[From axonometry : Greek axōn, axis + -metry.]
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Examples of the latter category are infographics of voyages and economic flows, and maps with icons and axonometric drawings of tourist sites.
Caption: Figure 6: Layout of the test room and testing point arrangement: (a) axonometric view, (b) plan view, and (c, d) heated wall.
Figure 1 shows the schematisation of the axonometric cross section.
They are oil paintings on paper and look like false objects because they are all made with an axonometric perspective, so they seem to come out from the wall, which is covered in a classic type of wallpaper.
With parallel projections (including axonometric views, which came a bit later), (13) the art of compressing big 3-D objects onto small, flat sheets of paper (or parchment or canvas or Mylar) reached the apex of modern quantitative precision: Parallel projections do not even try to look like the objects they represent, but aim at recording and transmitting the measurements, place, and shape of a volume in space as precisely as possible--and using as little data as possible.
Archisketch helps architects and designers visualize, capture and explore their ideas using layers, symbols, colours, dimension guidelines, 2D grids, isometric and axonometric 3D grids, and even smart one- and two-point perspectives for 3D.
- 2) Deliverables complementary missions: sections - facades - table surfaces SUBL and SDF - Carrez area - VIE - topographic map - plan Hosted - axonometric view.
This axonometric view has been made with cad software and depicts the last construction phase of the Bayon after its conversion into a Shaiva temple.
He had adopted the architect's tool of axonometric projection, "where they use a diagonal or an oblique view of space in order to think about its outside and its inside".
With the buildings in profile the island has an almost axonometric feel.
This is evident in, what Bell considers, the most quintessential feature of Tosa's spatial characteristic, axonometric projection (150).
Indeed, the designs of projects in Poland, which are juxtaposed (although not physically) with the projects developed by the same architects in Africa and the Middle East, are presented through the medium of axonometric projection, a type of line drawing that shows an object in a skewed direction in order to reveal multiple sides of the object in the same picture.