Description:Very Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall 1171 pages,...Very Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall 1171 pages, printed on a thin paper, sits a little leaning, dustjacket with rubbing and spotting but good condition, book is very good.
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Description:Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 9780195019193. Illustrated....Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 9780195019193. Illustrated. Thirty-first printing. Boards are a bit splayed, else very good in a very good dust jacket.
Description:Very Good-in Very Good-dust jacket. Publisher's full red cloth,...Very Good-in Very Good-dust jacket. Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering and medallion on cover. Illustrated with numerous photographs, plans, drawings and reproductions. Several small scratches on cover, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean, seemingly unread. The unclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, has a small closed tear at the heel of the spine and some stains along one edge of the front panel. VERY GOOD-/VERY GOOD-. Center for Environmental Structure Series Series. Vol. 2. Photographs, Plans, Drawings. 8vo 8"-9" tall. 1171 pp.
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Description:Very Good in Very Good (-) jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. (USA)...Very Good in Very Good (-) jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. (USA) 12th printing. Owner's name, no othe rmarkings, Very Good in unclipped Good dus jacket with magic tape to head and foot of spine panel, several small edge faults. Redcloth, xliv, 1171pp. B&W photos and; line drawings. This is the second volume in the seminal works on architectural theory that came out of Berkely in the mid 1970s. This volume has about 250 archetypal patterns that apply to the design of houses, buildings, neighbourhoods, streets, gardens, spaces, etc. A heavy book. (2.5 JM FO 19/2.
The great volume of Christopher Alexander is a basic approach in architectural design theory. As it was and is still separate from the main streamlines of architectural theory it will retain its validity for a long period.
I am a student of Landscape Architecture and find this text very helpful. It has compiled tons of research and knowledge about patterns found in cities, back yards, children's playgournds, farm houses . . . you name it it's probably in there. Each section is concise and easily understood with a descriptive diagram. It is very useful and just plain interesting.
This book is an architect's "bible" ... with complete attention to the natural order as it supports humankind's building and organization efforts, big and small, from beautiful town layouts that provide sane, smooth, and supportive living ... to the details of pathway patterns within a home for people and the sun. The range of topics is wonderful ... a fascinating learning tool.
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