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Notes on the Synthesis of Form
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harvard Univ Pr
Publication date June 1, 1970
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780674627512
ISBN-10 0674627512
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $31.00
Other format details university press
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Notes on the Synthesis of Form is a book by Christopher Alexander about the process of design.Alexander defines design as "the process of inventing things which display new physical order, organization, form, in response to function...". Even though his focus was form in architectural design and civil engineering, the core ideas underlying his approach can be applied to many other fields.

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Hardcover
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from Harvard Univ Pr (January 1, 1964)
9780674627505 | details & prices | 224 pages | List price $15.00
About: "These notes are about the process of design: the process of inventing things which display new physical order, organization, form, in response to function.
Paperback
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from Harvard Univ Pr (June 1, 1970)
9780674627512 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $31.00
About: Notes on the Synthesis of Form is a book by Christopher Alexander about the process of design.

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