The Architectural Pattern Book
A Tool for Building Great Neighborhoods
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.
- August 2004
- 8.3 × 10 in
/ 240 pages
- Sales Territory: Worldwide
Endorsements & Reviews
“The beauty of the system is that it is based on existing excellence not style, and typological selection is helped by a broad consensus on what is proven to work.” — Ben Bolgar, RIBA Journal
Also by Urban Design Associates
Second Edition / Paperback