A New Theory of Urban Design (Center for Environmental Structure Series)

A New Theory of Urban Design (Center for Environmental Structure Series)

By: Christopher Alexander (author), Hajo Neis (author), Ingrid King (author), Artemis Anninou (author)Hardback

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In this radical new look at the theory and practice of urban design, Christopher Alexander asks why our modern cities so often lack a sense of natural growth, and suggests a set of rules and guidelines by which we can inject that 'organic' character back into our High Streets, buildings, and squares. At a time when so many of Britain's inner cities are undergoing, or are in need of, drastic renovation, Christopher Alexander's detailed account of his own experiments in urban-renewal in San Francisco makes thought-provoking reading.

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Christopher Alexander is Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, and Director of the Center for Environmental Structure

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/02/1988
  • ISBN13: 9780195037531
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780195037531
  • weight: 424
  • ISBN10: 0195037537

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