Within this short interview by Plane-Site Peter Eisenman discusses the importance of sketching and how as a process it act as “the red thread” for designers to trace their thinking steps through a project. He goes on to suggest that contemporary architectural tools are affecting a designer’s ability to think creatively:

“Technology is a cruel tool, because what it does is defer the possibility of the student being creative. The student can take an algorithm, produce 50 alternatives to the same problem … It takes away from you the possibility of value judgment.”

It is really interesting how much emphasis Eisenman puts on the importance of thinking and the use of sketching to make this possible within the design process.