The Timeless Way of Building by Christopher AlexanderThe Timeless Way of Building by Christopher Alexander

The Timeless Way of Building

byChristopher Alexander

Hardcover | August 1, 1979

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This volume provides the opening work in Christopher Alexander's seminal trilogy on architecture (continued in A Pattern Language and The Oregon Experiment). Here he provides a fascinating introduction to the ideas behind the succeeding two books.
Christopher Alexander, winner of the first medal for research ever awarded by the American Institute of Architects, is an architect and builder who has built in many countries. He is also Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, and Director of the Center for Environmental Structure.
Title:The Timeless Way of BuildingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:576 pages, 5.31 × 7.91 × 1.1 inPublished:August 1, 1979Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195024028

ISBN - 13:9780195024029

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"Excellent text for architectural theory and design--a must for design students."--Brad Grant, California Polytechnic State University