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THE BATTLE FOR THE LIFE AND BEAUTY OF THE EARTH: A STRUGGLE BETWEEN TWO WORLD-SYSTEMS. New edition. Christopher Alexander et al. Oxford University Press, 2012. Center for Environmental Structure, 16. Original edition published 1983. 516 pp. with 246 ills. (174 col.). 24 x 18 cm. LC 2011-43944 ISBN 9780199898077 In English.
Explores the conflict between two prevailing production systems for the design of the built environment -- one benign and humanistic, the other fundamentally unfeeling and mechanistic -- through an examination of the building of the Eishin Campus in Japan and other projects undertaken by American architect Christopher Alexander (b. 1936) and his colleagues at the Berkeley-based Center for Environmental Structure.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style), Non-Western in a Western Style, Asia (Western Style) — Japan — Post-1970 — Architecture — Urban Planning
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 148341
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