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Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

This is an interest artifact of a process: building a dictionary of possible approaches to problems. But the solutions to those problems are generally terrible in a lot of strange or dated ways (eg ... 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  - Dawn - Goodreads

1171 pages covering 253 'patterns'. And this is the second half of the book (1st half is "The Timeless Way of Building". 1171 pages!!! love their little sketches and diagrams, but for the average ... Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Jason ("jcreed") - Goodreads

I looked into this book because it held up as the predecessor of the idea of "Design Patterns" in programming. I have to confess that I only gave it a quick skim, but I wasn't really impressed at what ... Read full review

Review: A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

User Review  - Bruce - Goodreads

I'm with Goodreader Sonny here -- http://apps.new.facebook.com/good_rea.... This is a tough book to review. Not dull outright (although I thought its formula of problem statement - all-too-brief ... Read full review


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