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The Architectural Pattern Book: A Tool for Building Great Neighborhoods available in Paperback
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- 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. It describes techniques and working methods for contemporary development and construction processes.
|Publisher:||Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||8.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)|
Table of Contents
|Part 1||Pattern Books: Past and Present||12|
|Chapter 1||Precedents for Pattern Books Today||13|
|Chapter 2||The Decline and Revival of Pattern Books||35|
|Chapter 3||The Purpose and Structure of a Pattern Book||47|
|Chapter 4||The Value of Pattern Books to Current Practice||59|
|Chapter 5||The Process for Creating a Pattern Book||73|
|Part 2||Pattern Book Exemplars||80|
|Chapter 6||Overview Pages||83|
|Chapter 7||Community Patterns Pages||113|
|Chapter 8||Architectural Patterns Pages||147|