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Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Will Szal - Goodreads

Background and Overview "A Pattern Language" is exactly as the title describes. The book is a language for describing and organizing patterns. It presents 253 patterns from large [on the scale of ... Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Tony Grosinger - Goodreads

Interesting, but extremely long. It also seemed like the whole book would never apply to everyone. Some people would like the parts about constructing houses, others would like parts about designing cities, etc, but no one would really be fully engaged by the whole book. Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

I only skimmed some of the larger scale patterns but read most of the building/room/construction level ones. There are a lot of interesting ideas here. Most of the construction patterns seemed a bit bunk, though. Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

Summary This book is a classic in architecture and urban planning. It is a huge 1,200 page guidebook/manual for designing every aspect of the built environment. The approach is what we might call ... Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Bob - Goodreads

I'm only a little way in and I have some problems with the premise. Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Henry - Goodreads

I didn't actually read all of this book. In fact, I only got as far as chapter 13, Subculture Boundary. I found it very interesting and compelling. That is, unless you happen to place a high premium ... Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Jim Tremlett - Goodreads

This is a classic study of design. I was first introduced to the book while getting my Software Engineering Masters. I've returned to it a couple of time. Great thoughts on how spaces should be made for people. Read full review


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