What is the case for freehand drawing for architects in the digital age? Architecture students draw less and less by hand and now develop their proposals predominantly with design software. We need a clearer and unsentimental understanding of just what might be lost with this sea change. This symposium will enlist practitioners, teachers, and scientists alike in addressing the visual/haptic content of freehand drawing and the value it still has for the field. Here is a schedule of conversations and some of the questions we’ll address in each.