Architectural Illustrator Discusses Bumbling Traveller Series at ASAI Industry Conference

    San Francisco, October 3, 2013 ————– Bumbling Traveller Adventure Series creator Tom Schmidt presented his award-winning travel book series during the Architectural Illustration Fair at the 28th Annual American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI) Conference in San Francisco, CA.  Held at the offices of the American Institute of Architects San Francisco Chapter, the half-day illustration fair featured ASAI members’ work to architects, clients and students from throughout the Bay Area.  Schmidt’s presentation discussed the origin and process behind the Bumbling Traveller Adventure Series, and was followed by a book signing.  The latest book in the series, Bumbling Through Hong Kong, was awarded a bronze medal in the 2013 Independent Publisher’s Book Awards.

    As the premiere international professional non-profit society for architectural illustrators throughout the world, the American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI) was founded in 1986, and is dedicated to the advancement and recognition of the art, science and profession of architectural illustration.

    The American Society of Architectural Illustrators, ASAI, is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of the art, science and profession of architectural illustration. Through communication, education and advocacy, the Society strives to refine and emphasize the role of illustration in the practice and appreciation of architecture. – See more at: http://www.asai.org/MissionStatement#sthash.O8LTJBdN.dpuf
    The American Society of Architectural Illustrators, ASAI, is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of the art, science and profession of architectural illustration. Through communication, education and advocacy, the Society strives to refine and emphasize the role of illustration in the practice and appreciation of architecture. – See more at: http://www.asai.org/MissionStatement#sthash.O8LTJBdN.dpuf
    The American Society of Architectural Illustrators, ASAI, is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of the art, science and profession of architectural illustration. Through communication, education and advocacy, the Society strives to refine and emphasize the role of illustration in the practice and appreciation of architecture. – See more at: http://www.asai.org/MissionStatement#sthash.O8LTJBdN.dpuf

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR / ILLUSTRATOR: Tom Schmidt is an architect, award-winning writer, illustrator, musician, and part-time stand-up comedian. Born in the United States, following his studies of Architecture and Environmental Design at the University of Colorado, his wanderlust has carried him through various bumbling adventures in over 70 countries around the world. Schmidt is a licensed US architect, a LEED® Accredited Professional, a founding member of the Hong Kong Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and a member of the American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI). He has resided in Hong Kong since 1997, and is founder of Sepia Design Consultants Limited, an architectural consultancy specializing in sustainable hospitality design. Schmidt received a 2010 AIA Hong Kong Citation for the Bumbling Traveller™ Adventure Series in “recognition of significant achievement in promoting the values of cultural heritage, eco-tourism and vernacular architecture in the Chapter’s region.”

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