Randal was contacted through his new web design firm by Shands Healthcare in Gainsville, Florida. This organization is affiliated with the University of Florida, and located near its medical research facility. Shands has recently completed the construction of a new cancer hospital and needed to add some new floor plans and campus map illustrations to their existing website at www.shands.org.
Randal and Taylor Birkey worked from engineering drawings and references supplied by the hospital to create a series of floor plans and a campus map illustration using Adobe Illustrator software on Apple Macintosh computers.
Shands Healthcare Campus Map
Shands Healthcare - Floor Plan 1
Shands Healthcare - Floor Plan 3
The illustrations will be used for both print and web applications.
555 W. Jackson Blvd - Isometric Building Cutaway
Randal Birkey created this pen and ink line drawing in an isometric layout in order to show an office building floor plan in a three dimensional yet true to scale fashion. This image was used for self-promotion as a architectural illustration portfolio piece in the 1980′s.
The original art was produced using Rapid-o-graph ink pens on smooth, 20″ x 30″ cold press illustration board.
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Arlington Park Race Track - exploded view isometric diagram
The Arlington Park Racetrack experienced a major fire in 1985 that destroyed most of the main grandstand and clubhouse building. A new building was designed and constructed in 1989, and the ad agency was hired to produce new map and floor plan handouts for racetrack patrons to use in navigating the campus.
Randal Birkey was contracted by Dimeo, Rosen & Partners to produce an “exploded view” diagram of the new grandstand building, showing what was on each floor and locating major exits, restrooms, etc.
Randal worked from technical architectural blueprint scale drawings to create an isometric diagram in Adobe Illustrator.
Arlington Million - Race Logo
Randal also recreated and cleaned up the Arlington Million race logo in Adobe Photoshop for the same ad agency.
Contact Randal Birkey for all your cutaway and exploded view architectural illustration needs.
The News Building Map for LaSalle Partners
A design firm required a visually interesting area map to use in a print piece highlighting the amenities and features of The News Building, located in New York City, for a real estate client.
Randal Birkey produced an isometric base map of the streets surrounding the building location. The featured building and another one nearby were popped up in 3D, to show their relative size and proximity. The style and color choices were selected to fit with the overall print piece design.
The illustration was prepared on an Apple Macintosh using Adobe Illustrator and delivered as an EPS file.
Contact RANDAL BIRKEY.COM for all your map illustration needs.