This idea is colossal in the history of errors:
“there will be no drawings in 5 (or 25) years.”
– THE PARAGIDM
Of course this (the paradigm) is premised on the idea that drawing is the predecessor of digital modeling, that digital modeling succeeds drawing, makes it obsolete, replaces it.
But here’s the error. Digital modeling is not the successor of drawing;
digital modeling is the successor of:
mental modeling (and its companion).
Modeling (of any kind) is as related to drawing, as “world” is to “focused attention”.
Neither one precedes, or succeeds, the other. They’re categorically different things, and intrinsically intertwined.
And both evolve:
Models evolve from mental models (only), to digital models (as companion to mental models).
Drawing evolves from 2D (CAD or hand drawn) to TGN attention-focusing rigs within digital models