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The Logic of Architecture: Design, Computation and Cognition Hardcover – 20 Jun 1990


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Product details

  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: MIT Press (20 Jun. 1990)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0262132389
  • ISBN-13: 978-0262132381
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 1.5 x 6 cm

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This is the first comprehensive, systematic, and modern treatment of the logical foundations of design thinking. It provides a detailed discussion of languages of architectural form, their specification by means of formal grammars, and their role in structuring design thinking. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

About the Author

William J. Mitchell was the Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr., Professor of Architecture and Media Arts and Sciences and directed the Smart Cities research group at M.I.T.'s Media Lab. He authored many books, including The World's Greatest Architect (2008) and Placing Words: Symbols, Space, and the City (2005), both published by the M.I.T. Press. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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