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Published: 24 October 2012

520 Pages | 124 color & 85 b/w illus.

6-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199898077

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The Battle for the Life and Beauty of the Earth

A Struggle Between Two World-Systems

Christopher Alexander, With HansJoachim 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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