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Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Jaireh - Goodreads

this book is a superb pattern overview for urban design with great insights in how real and thriving communities are grown and encouraged by design. (applications to virtual communities though largely a stretch) Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Christopher - Goodreads

I'll always use this as a reference for many fundamental ideas about the space we fill, our relationship to it and others, and community. Not a cover to cover read ..but the most wonderful sort of source book. Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction (Center for Environmental Structure Series)

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

I may never be tired of reading this. Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction (Center for Environmental Structure Series)

User Review  - RF - Goodreads

I LOVE THIS BOOK!! Every wondered what makes us our built environment? This is a book of proverbs for designers of many kinds.... Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Wendy - Goodreads

I want to own this book. It's $45 used, which seems steep, but the library won't let me renew it anymore. At first it seems intimidatingly dense and obscure, then it reveals a certain mid-'70s ... Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Liza - Goodreads

This book is the I Ching of space and spatial relationships in architecture, but without being cryptic. I pick it up and read it at random whenever I need inspiration. Alexander and his team are ... Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Clif Brittain - Goodreads

Never have I read a book which explains more about what I like and why I like it. More aha! moments in this book than in any other ten books I've read. Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - blake - Goodreads

Even though it's an architecture book, it's inspiring for anyone interested in public space (or infuriated by lack of), how sidewalks, houses, buildings & parking lots are built around the world ... Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction (Center for Environmental Structure Series)

User Review  - Faith - Goodreads

Anyone with the luxury of designing their own home should jump at the chance to get this book. It's a bit dated, but at 1100+ pages it surely describes most of the details you'll need to think about ... Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Masonkirby - Goodreads

This is a wonderful book hat taught me how to look ar new things is different ways. Read full review


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