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The timeless way of building /

This introductory volume to Alexander's other works, A Pattern of Language and The Oregon Experiment, explains concepts fundamental to his original approaches to the theory and application of architecture. Full description

Main Author: Alexander, Christopher.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1979
Series: Center for Environmental Structure series ; V. 1.
Contents: The timeless way -- The quality without a name -- Being alive -- Patterns of events -- Patterns of space -- Patterns which are alive -- The multiplicity of living patterns -- The quality itself -- The flower and the seed -- Our pattern languages -- Our pattern languages (cont.) -- The creative power of language -- The breakdown of language -- Patterns which can be shared -- The reality of patterns -- The structure of a language -- The evolution of a common language for a town -- The genetic power of language -- Differentiating space -- One pattern at a time -- Shaping one building -- Shaping a group of buildings -- The process of construction -- The process of repair -- The slow emergence of a town -- Its ageless character -- The kernel of the way.
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