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The Oregon experiment

Author: Christopher Alexander
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1975.
Series: Center for Environmental Structure series, v.3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on a plan for an extension to the University of Oregon, this book shows how any community the size of a university or small town might go about designing its own future environment with all members of the community participating personally or by representation. It is a brilliant companion volume to A Pattern Language. --Publisher description.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oregon experiment.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1975
(OCoLC)568749165
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Alexander
ISBN: 0195018249 9780195018240
OCLC Number: 1976594
Notes: "Volume 3."
Description: 190 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1. Organic order --
2. Participation --
3. Piecemeal growth --
4. Patterns --
5. Diagnosis --
6. Coordination.
Series Title: Center for Environmental Structure series, v.3.
Responsibility: Christopher Alexander [and others].
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Focusing on a plan for an extension to the University of Oregon, this book shows how any community the size of a university or small town might go about designing its own future environment with all members of the community participating personally or by representation. It is a brilliant companion volume to A Pattern Language. --Publisher description.

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"The Oregon Experiment is perhaps this decade's best candidate for a permanently important book."--Rory Campbell, The Boston Globe

 
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