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Published: 29 November 2012

520 Pages | 124 color illus., 85 b/w halftones


ISBN: 9780199898077

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The Battle for the Life and Beauty of the Earth

A Struggle between Two World-Systems

Christopher Alexander, Hans Joachim Neis, and Maggie Moore Alexander

  • Christoper Alexander's always controversial work raises issues critical to regenerating the environment and creating a new culture for building—and rebuilding—our cities, neighborhoods, buildings, and gardens.
  • Demonstrates the application of Alexander's theories and methods to a large-scale project and shows how architecture can bring life to a community.
  • The creative processes described in the book are for anyone who designs, builds, shapes, repairs, or otherwise modifies the built environment.

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