The Architectural Pattern Book: A Tool for Building Great Neighborhoods by Urban Design Associates, Rob Robinson, Barry J. Long Jr., Paul Ostergaard Jr. | | 9780393731347 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Architectural Pattern Book: A Tool for Building Great Neighborhoods

The Architectural Pattern Book: A Tool for Building Great Neighborhoods

by Urban Design Associates, Rob Robinson, Barry J. Long Jr., Paul Ostergaard Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393731340

ISBN-13: 9780393731347

Pub. Date: 08/23/2004

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

This manual documents the revival of the traditional architectural pattern book as a means of implementing urban design.
From the firm that produced The Urban Design Handbook comes a practical guide to developing and using pattern books-a tradition stretching back to Vitruvius and Palladio, and the source of many beautiful houses-to design neighborhoods today.

Overview

This manual documents the revival of the traditional architectural pattern book as a means of implementing urban design.
From the firm that produced The Urban Design Handbook comes a practical guide to developing and using pattern books-a tradition stretching back to Vitruvius and Palladio, and the source of many beautiful houses-to design neighborhoods today. It describes techniques and working methods for contemporary development and construction processes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393731347
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
08/23/2004
Edition description:
(2004)
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments6
Preface7
Foreword10
Part 1Pattern Books: Past and Present12
Chapter 1Precedents for Pattern Books Today13
Chapter 2The Decline and Revival of Pattern Books35
Chapter 3The Purpose and Structure of a Pattern Book47
Chapter 4The Value of Pattern Books to Current Practice59
Chapter 5The Process for Creating a Pattern Book73
Part 2Pattern Book Exemplars80
Chapter 6Overview Pages83
Chapter 7Community Patterns Pages113
Chapter 8Architectural Patterns Pages147
Afterword224
Bibliography226
Index227

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