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Notes on the synthesis of form

Author: Christopher Alexander
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Univ. Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 17. printingView all editions and formats
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"These notes are about the process of design: the process of inventing things which display new physical order, organization, form, in response to function." This book, opening with these words,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Alexander
ISBN: 0674627512 9780674627512
OCLC Number: 249367160
Description: 216 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: 1. Introduction: The Need for Rationality Part One 2. Goodness of Fit 3. The Source of Good Fit 4. The Unselfconscious Process 5. The Selfconscious Process Part Two 6. The Program 7. The Realization of the Program 8. Definitions 9. Solution Epilogue Appendix 1. A Worked Example Appendix 2. Mathematical Treatment of Decomposition Notes
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