For the most Architectural Design firms, it was time to change from hand drawing to CAD planning in the and I used AutoCAD and since 7 years EliteCAD. But for the pre Design I still perform with hand sketches - best results within minutes
It seems that the formation of the buildings and the hardscape were created in MAX. The plants, kite and the person were photoshoped in. The isometric diagram was made in first in autocad and then touched up in illustrator.