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Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Nathan Titus - Goodreads

wow, lots, of information, lots of research, you can really tell that this book was a labor of love. Much in here is simultainously revoluitionary, new, and plain common sence. I almost took off 1 ... 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  - Sean Conner - Goodreads

The literal instruction manual for designing the built space. It changed my life, and the way we live in our spaces. Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Tony - Goodreads

There are some scattered gems in this book that could be very interesting for the average reader just looking to dabble in planning or architecture, however, it's really not worth the effort. Most of ... Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Andrew Rodda - Goodreads

A text I quote from on a regular basis. Still relevant. Do not consider the examples at face value, this book is more than just creating vernacular euro-centric buildings. The design cues, (or should ... Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

Anyone interested in understanding and using. Common language to create a home, a garden or a neighbourhood should really consider reading this book. Amazing. It speaks to me of the kind of work Sarah Susanka does in her 'Not so Big House' series. Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Jay McNair - Goodreads

Some patterns seemed just right; some not quite right. Alexander's overall vision resonates with me, which is perhaps why I liked The Timeless Way of Building even more than this one. There are ... Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Linda Mason Hunter - Goodreads

My Bible for home design and living. Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

I added this to my To Read list since both Brian Eno and Stewart Brand include it in their Long Now lists. Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

I'll start by saying that Christopher Alexander has attempted to develop a more humane system of urban and domestic planning, and has provided a number of thought-provoking ways to implement his ... Read full review


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