A Pattern Language - Towns, Buildings, Construction

@inproceedings{Alexander1977APL,
  title={A Pattern Language - Towns, Buildings, Construction},
  author={Christopher Alexander and Sara Ishikawa and Murray Silverstein and Maxine Jacobson and Ingrid Fiksdahl-King and Shlomo Angel},
  year={1977}
}
You can use this book to design a house for yourself with your family; you can use it to work with your neighbors to improve your town and neighborhood; you can use it to design an office, or a workshop, or a public building. And you can use it to guide you in the actual process of construction. After a ten-year silence, Christopher Alexander and his colleagues at the Center for Environmental Structure are now publishing a major statement in the form of three books which will, in their words… 
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